The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 246 211 229
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +18
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 4 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 2.70% 1.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 11
Average daily rate - £288 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £390
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -26.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £38.75
% change year-on-year
- -2.45%
Development Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1108 964 1089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.44% 11.52% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 652 526 550
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 51 62
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £15.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
ClearQuest
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -17 2 - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (77.78%) ClearCase
2 10 (55.56%) UNIX
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) RUP
4 8 (44.44%) Subversion
5 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
5 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) OO
6 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
7 5 (27.78%) UML
7 5 (27.78%) Middleware
7 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
7 5 (27.78%) C++
7 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
7 5 (27.78%) Java EE
7 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
7 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
8 4 (22.22%) Billing
8 4 (22.22%) Use Case
8 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
8 4 (22.22%) ABAP
8 4 (22.22%) SAP
8 4 (22.22%) Ant
8 4 (22.22%) Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Python

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (22.22%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
1 2 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Ingres
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) ClearCase
2 8 (44.44%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Ant
4 3 (16.67%) CppUnit
4 3 (16.67%) NUnit
4 3 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 3 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (16.67%) GoogleTest
5 1 (5.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (5.56%) Maven
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) FogBugz
General
1 4 (22.22%) Billing
2 3 (16.67%) Military
3 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SAP Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) ABAP Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Configuration Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) Middleware
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (27.78%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) Motif
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) wxWidgets
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (11.11%) AIX
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Solaris
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) RUP
2 7 (38.89%) Software Engineering
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 5 (27.78%) UML
4 5 (27.78%) Waterfall
5 4 (22.22%) Use Case
6 3 (16.67%) OOD
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
7 2 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 2 (11.11%) Unified Process
8 1 (5.56%) PRINCE
8 1 (5.56%) Scrum
8 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
4 4 (22.22%) ABAP
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) SAPscript
5 3 (16.67%) C
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
1 7 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 4 (22.22%) SAP
3 2 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (5.56%) IBM
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
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