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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 242 254 253
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 13 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.17% 0.044%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.98% 1.39% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 3
Median daily rate £388 £415 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +19.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £324 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £447 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £418 £425
% change year-on-year
+1.79% -1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £44.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-2.27% +16.40%
ClearQuest
England

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
1321 1227 1012
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.77% 12.36% 11.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 761 602
Median daily rate £415 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.37 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.14% +12.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £26.09 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Berkshire +18 10 £388 -13.88%
West Sussex +3 3 £475 -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 South East region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 18 (90.00%) ClearCase
2 16 (80.00%) Perl
3 13 (65.00%) Unix
3 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
4 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (55.00%) IBM
6 9 (45.00%) AIX
6 9 (45.00%) Solaris
7 8 (40.00%) Oracle
8 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) HTML
9 5 (25.00%) DB2
9 5 (25.00%) CGI
9 5 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) Release Management
10 4 (20.00%) Maven
10 4 (20.00%) Ant
10 4 (20.00%) Java
11 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
11 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (15.00%) J2EE
11 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
11 3 (15.00%) SQL
11 3 (15.00%) RUP
11 3 (15.00%) Informatica

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) LDAP
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 18 (90.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
3 2 (10.00%) CA Gen
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Configuration Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Software Configuration Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Software Manager
3 4 (20.00%) ClearCase Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE Architect
4 3 (15.00%) J2EE Software Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior J2EE Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architect
5 2 (10.00%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Management Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Software Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) ClearCase Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) CGI
1 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Unix
2 9 (45.00%) AIX
2 9 (45.00%) Solaris
3 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (15.00%) RUP
4 3 (15.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 16 (80.00%) Perl
2 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
3 4 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Ansible
2 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) IBM
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 3 (15.00%) Informatica
5 2 (10.00%) BEA
5 2 (10.00%) Pega
5 2 (10.00%) webMethods
6 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) VMware