The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 149 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.026% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-25.29% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.80 £37.80
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
418 279 320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.81% 9.19% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 180 166
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £30.00 £12.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
Manchester - 1 £325 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Test Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Hyperion