The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 124 137 130
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.087% 0.15% 0.036%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.54% 1.37% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £400 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £398 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -6.47%
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
UK

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
373 365 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 16.19% 11.16% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 181 173
Median daily rate £350 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 5
Median hourly rate £23.50 £55.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.27% +44.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £36.43 £20.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £42.30
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 Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh 0 2 £400 -
ClearQuest
UK

ClearQuest
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Process Server
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Server Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Project Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft