The first table below looks at the demand for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 396 391 354
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -37
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 12 23 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.095% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.73% 1.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 24
Average daily rate
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£413 £388 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +19.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £324 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £397 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £330
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -12.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.05%
Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3461 3151 2987
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 14.75% 12.98% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2505 2252 2042
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 31
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £36.29 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.25 £59.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -0.66%
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in London

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the London region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in London

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in London

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the London region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in London

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London - 2 £383 - 1
Bromley - - - -
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England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest.

1 25 (71.43%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) SQL
3 13 (37.14%) Java
4 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
4 12 (34.29%) Linux
4 12 (34.29%) IBM
5 11 (31.43%) UNIX
5 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
5 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
6 10 (28.57%) UML
7 9 (25.71%) OO
7 9 (25.71%) ITIL
7 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (22.86%) XML
8 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
8 8 (22.86%) J2EE
8 8 (22.86%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) VB
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) Web Services
9 7 (20.00%) Middleware
9 7 (20.00%) Use Case
9 7 (20.00%) Spring
10 6 (17.14%) Migration
10 6 (17.14%) Toad
10 6 (17.14%) SQL Navigator
10 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
10 6 (17.14%) HTML
11 5 (14.29%) VBScript

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ClearQuest. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.29%) Documentum
2 3 (8.57%) WebLogic
2 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.86%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Project
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.86%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
1 3 (8.57%) Network Security
2 2 (5.71%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) Extranet
3 1 (2.86%) Intranet
3 1 (2.86%) Broadband
3 1 (2.86%) WAN
3 1 (2.86%) DHCP
3 1 (2.86%) DNS
3 1 (2.86%) IPv4
3 1 (2.86%) IPv6
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.86%) Wireless
3 1 (2.86%) 802.11
3 1 (2.86%) DSL
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) Oracle Database
2 9 (25.71%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (17.14%) SQL Navigator
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (14.29%) DB2
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (8.57%) Big Data
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.86%) MS Access
8 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
8 1 (2.86%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) ClearCase
2 6 (17.14%) Toad
3 5 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
3 5 (14.29%) JIRA
4 4 (11.43%) Visual Studio
5 3 (8.57%) Ant
5 3 (8.57%) NUnit
5 3 (8.57%) Rhino Mocks
5 3 (8.57%) MSBuild
6 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 2 (5.71%) Selenium
6 2 (5.71%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.71%) CruiseControl
6 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 2 (5.71%) JMeter
6 2 (5.71%) Bugzilla
6 2 (5.71%) Rational Rose
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.71%) JUnit
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Front Office
2 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 6 (17.14%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 4 (11.43%) Administrator
4 3 (8.57%) DBA
4 3 (8.57%) Programmer
4 3 (8.57%) Architect
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Developer
4 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL Developer
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.86%) Analyst Programmer
6 1 (2.86%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (2.86%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) XML
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
1 8 (22.86%) J2EE
2 7 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (20.00%) Middleware
2 7 (20.00%) Spring
3 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
4 4 (11.43%) COM+
5 3 (8.57%) CSS
5 3 (8.57%) MSMQ
5 3 (8.57%) XSLT
5 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET
5 3 (8.57%) Classic ASP
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.57%) Ajax
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (8.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (8.57%) JPA
5 3 (8.57%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) W3C
1 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Derivative
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Equities
3 1 (2.86%) Economics
3 1 (2.86%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 11 (31.43%) UNIX
3 7 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (8.57%) AIX
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) UML
2 9 (25.71%) OO
2 9 (25.71%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Use Case
4 6 (17.14%) Migration
5 5 (14.29%) RUP
5 5 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (11.43%) MVC
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
6 4 (11.43%) CMMI
6 4 (11.43%) ITSM
7 3 (8.57%) SOA
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Workflow
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 12 (34.29%) PL/SQL
4 8 (22.86%) C#
5 7 (20.00%) VB
6 5 (14.29%) VBScript
6 5 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 4 (11.43%) VB6
7 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
7 4 (11.43%) Perl
8 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) C
9 1 (2.86%) Python
9 1 (2.86%) Ruby
9 1 (2.86%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.86%) OCPJP
4 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.71%) Samba
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Oracle
2 12 (34.29%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.43%) HP
4 3 (8.57%) Business Objects
4 3 (8.57%) CA
4 3 (8.57%) Nimsoft
5 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.71%) Sybase
6 1 (2.86%) Empirix
6 1 (2.86%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (2.86%) Compuware
6 1 (2.86%) Murex
6 1 (2.86%) Fidessa
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500 - £593 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago