The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 419 423 391
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -32
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 9 16 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.042% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 10 14
Median daily rate £575 £320 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+79.82% -21.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
ClearQuest
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3892 3523 3503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.13% 15.69% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2818 2647 2726
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Median hourly rate £38.25 £30.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.08 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.85 £60.00 £69.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 15 (68.18%) ClearCase
2 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) Subversion
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 8 (36.36%) C#
4 8 (36.36%) Oracle
4 8 (36.36%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) IBM
4 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) Perl
6 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
6 6 (27.27%) Confluence
6 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
7 5 (22.73%) Banking
7 5 (22.73%) Java EE
7 5 (22.73%) Java
7 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
7 5 (22.73%) SOAP
7 5 (22.73%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) .NET
7 5 (22.73%) Unix
7 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
8 4 (18.18%) AIX

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (27.27%) Confluence
2 3 (13.64%) Documentum
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LDAP
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
2 2 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 15 (68.18%) ClearCase
2 10 (45.45%) JIRA
3 9 (40.91%) Subversion
4 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
5 5 (22.73%) Bitbucket
6 3 (13.64%) Ant
6 3 (13.64%) Maven
6 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
6 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 2 (9.09%) NetBeans
7 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
8 1 (4.55%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
8 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 1 (4.55%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Administrator
3 4 (18.18%) Database Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Sybase Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) ClearCase Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Documentum Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Perl Scripter
5 2 (9.09%) Server Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Unix Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Business Information Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Finance Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead DevOps
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared DBA
6 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) XML
2 7 (31.82%) Web Services
3 5 (22.73%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) Java EE
3 5 (22.73%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) ADO
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) HTML
4 4 (18.18%) JSP
5 3 (13.64%) COM
5 3 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 3 (13.64%) REST
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
5 3 (13.64%) WDK
5 3 (13.64%) XSD
6 2 (9.09%) Ajax
6 2 (9.09%) Apache Flex
6 2 (9.09%) jQuery
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (18.18%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 4 (18.18%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) UML
3 4 (18.18%) Analytics
3 4 (18.18%) Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) Data Modelling
3 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Management
3 4 (18.18%) ETL
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) OOD
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (13.64%) API Development
4 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
4 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
5 2 (9.09%) RUP
5 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 5 (22.73%) Java
4 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (22.73%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) VB6
8 1 (4.55%) Clojure
8 1 (4.55%) Jython
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) IBM
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 6 (27.27%) Atlassian
3 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 4 (18.18%) Sybase
4 2 (9.09%) BEA
5 1 (4.55%) Sonatype
5 1 (4.55%) Splunk
5 1 (4.55%) VocaLink