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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 245 231 221
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -10
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 13 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 1.93% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 4
Average daily rate £303 £300 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.83% -8.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £323 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+16.86% -25.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £46.25 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +22.35%
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
1228 1193 940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.41% 12.59% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 756 660 520
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £480 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 37 34
Average hourly rate £45.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.75 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £52.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -5 13 £303 +0.13%
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 55 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 44 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 42 (76.36%) Unix
4 41 (74.55%) Linux
5 37 (67.27%) IBM
6 24 (43.64%) AIX
6 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
7 23 (41.82%) IBM InfoSphere
8 21 (38.18%) Hadoop
8 21 (38.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (38.18%) DB2
9 20 (36.36%) HACMP
9 20 (36.36%) DV Cleared
9 20 (36.36%) Neo4j
10 19 (34.55%) Change Data Capture
10 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
11 15 (27.27%) XML
12 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
12 14 (25.45%) Software Architecture
13 11 (20.00%) Java
14 9 (16.36%) C
14 9 (16.36%) SQL
14 9 (16.36%) Subversion
14 9 (16.36%) WebSphere
15 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
15 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
16 6 (10.91%) NUnit
16 6 (10.91%) CruiseControl
16 6 (10.91%) Oracle OWB
16 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (16.36%) WebSphere
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (5.45%) WebSphere Portal
4 2 (3.64%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) 4G
1 1 (1.82%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (41.82%) IBM InfoSphere
2 21 (38.18%) DB2
2 21 (38.18%) Hadoop
3 20 (36.36%) Neo4j
4 6 (10.91%) Ingres
4 6 (10.91%) Oracle OWB
4 6 (10.91%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (5.45%) DataStage
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.45%) QualityStage
6 1 (1.82%) VLDB
Development Applications
1 55 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 9 (16.36%) Subversion
3 6 (10.91%) Ant
3 6 (10.91%) CppUnit
3 6 (10.91%) CruiseControl
3 6 (10.91%) GoogleTest
3 6 (10.91%) NUnit
4 3 (5.45%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) CA Gen
General
1 3 (5.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) DBA
3 15 (27.27%) DB2 DBA
4 12 (21.82%) Hardware Engineer
5 11 (20.00%) Administrator
6 9 (16.36%) DB2 Administrator
7 8 (14.55%) DV Cleared DBA
8 6 (10.91%) Architect
9 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
10 4 (7.27%) Database Developer
10 4 (7.27%) DB2 Developer
10 4 (7.27%) Software Architect
11 3 (5.45%) Business Developer
11 3 (5.45%) Senior Hardware Engineer
12 2 (3.64%) C Developer
12 2 (3.64%) C++ Developer
12 2 (3.64%) C++ Software Developer
12 2 (3.64%) Junior
12 2 (3.64%) Junior Hardware Engineer
12 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) XML
2 6 (10.91%) Motif
2 6 (10.91%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (10.91%) wxWidgets
2 6 (10.91%) XSLT
3 4 (7.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (5.45%) Middleware
5 2 (3.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) HACMP
2 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Unix
2 41 (74.55%) Linux
3 24 (43.64%) AIX
4 21 (38.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (34.55%) Change Data Capture
2 14 (25.45%) Software Architecture
3 7 (12.73%) Configuration Management
3 7 (12.73%) Software Engineering
4 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.91%) OOD
4 6 (10.91%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.91%) RUP
4 6 (10.91%) UML
4 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
5 2 (3.64%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (1.82%) Change Control
6 1 (1.82%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.45%) Shell Script
2 11 (20.00%) Java
3 9 (16.36%) C
3 9 (16.36%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) C++
4 6 (10.91%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) Perl
5 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.82%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 44 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 24 (43.64%) SC Cleared
3 20 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.45%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 37 (67.27%) IBM
2 19 (34.55%) Red Hat
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) Informatica
5 2 (3.64%) BEA
5 2 (3.64%) Pega
5 2 (3.64%) webMethods