The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 261 252 240
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 14 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.032% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.08% 0.29% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate
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£420 £300 £254
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +18.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £300 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £364 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £44.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -
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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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1295 1023 971
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.92% 11.00% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 793 594 564
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 30 20
Average hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.80% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £30.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Hampshire +15 11 £298 -0.83%
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £450 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 27 (96.43%) ClearCase
2 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
3 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
4 12 (42.86%) XML
5 11 (39.29%) IBM
6 9 (32.14%) Java
6 9 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (21.43%) XSLT
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Windows
8 6 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (21.43%) StarTeam
8 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (17.86%) Adobe
9 5 (17.86%) Acrobat
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (17.86%) UNIX
9 5 (17.86%) UML
9 5 (17.86%) C
10 4 (14.29%) VBScript
10 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) OOD
10 4 (14.29%) HTML
10 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 4 (14.29%) Subversion
11 3 (10.71%) Spring

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 9 (32.14%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (32.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Acrobat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) SMTP
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) X.400
1 1 (3.57%) LTE
1 1 (3.57%) 4G
1 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) DTS
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 27 (96.43%) ClearCase
2 6 (21.43%) StarTeam
3 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 4 (14.29%) Subversion
5 3 (10.71%) JIRA
6 1 (3.57%) CppUnit
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (10.71%) Military
2 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Business Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
5 1 (3.57%) CRM Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) XSLT
2 6 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 3 (10.71%) .NET
4 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.71%) COM+
4 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
4 3 (10.71%) Spring
4 3 (10.71%) JSF
4 3 (10.71%) Java EE
4 3 (10.71%) Spring MVC
4 3 (10.71%) Spring Web Flow
5 1 (3.57%) wxWidgets
5 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.57%) SOAP
5 1 (3.57%) Motif
5 1 (3.57%) XML Messaging
5 1 (3.57%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Biometrics
3 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (17.86%) UNIX
3 3 (10.71%) Solaris
4 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (17.86%) UML
3 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 3 (10.71%) Scrum
4 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
4 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) OO
4 3 (10.71%) CRM
4 3 (10.71%) MVC
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
5 2 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (3.57%) Validation
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) C
4 4 (14.29%) VBScript
5 3 (10.71%) VB
5 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
5 3 (10.71%) C#
5 3 (10.71%) VB6
6 2 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (3.57%) Perl
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.57%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.57%) Korn
7 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.57%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 17 (60.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) MCAD
4 3 (10.71%) MCSD
4 3 (10.71%) MCDBA
4 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
5 1 (3.57%) MCSA
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
5 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Samba
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) IBM
2 5 (17.86%) Adobe
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Borland
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle