The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 51 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.62% 0.20% -
As % of the Development Applications category 14.63% 1.74% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £428 £425
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +0.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
ClearQuest
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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 Reading region.

Development Applications Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
82 115 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.04% 11.45% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 86 47
Median daily rate £400 £360 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £471 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £29.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.82%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Reading

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Reading region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 12 (85.71%) ClearCase
3 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
4 9 (64.29%) IBM
4 9 (64.29%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
5 8 (57.14%) AIX
6 7 (50.00%) Solaris
7 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) HP
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) CGI
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) HTML
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 4 (28.57%) DB2
8 3 (21.43%) Ant
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) Maven
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
10 1 (7.14%) Subversion
10 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
10 1 (7.14%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) JUnit
10 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
10 1 (7.14%) DNS

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) DNS
1 1 (7.14%) LDAP
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) ClearCase
2 3 (21.43%) Ant
2 3 (21.43%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Ivy
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) Selenium
3 1 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Software Configuration Manager
2 5 (35.71%) Software Manager
3 3 (21.43%) ClearCase Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) ClearCase Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CGI
1 4 (28.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 7 (50.00%) Solaris
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Release Management
3 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Ansible
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (7.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle