The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 124 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.036% 0.040% 0.075%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.36% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£300 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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 Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
325 280 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.69% 11.26% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 134 117
Average daily rate £375 £351 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.99% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £252 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -13.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.30 £27.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £36.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ClearQuest
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle