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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 235 246 210
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -36
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 21 3 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.032% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.75% 0.27% 2.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 14
Average daily rate
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£363 - £288
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 - £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 - £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £425 £288
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +47.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.40 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+1.52% +4.23%
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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
1202 1101 969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.01% 11.64% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 712 644 537
Average daily rate £355 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 27 51
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £38.55 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.02 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +1.85%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +2 14 £365 -
Surrey - 4 £299 -
West Sussex -18 2 - -
Kent - 1 - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 43 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
3 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
4 24 (55.81%) Configuration Management
5 22 (51.16%) Linux
6 21 (48.84%) Python
7 20 (46.51%) UNIX
7 20 (46.51%) C
7 20 (46.51%) Subversion
8 19 (44.19%) XML
9 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
10 17 (39.53%) SQL
11 16 (37.21%) C++
11 16 (37.21%) UML
12 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (30.23%) GoogleTest
13 13 (30.23%) Motif
13 13 (30.23%) OOD
13 13 (30.23%) Ingres
13 13 (30.23%) Ant
13 13 (30.23%) NUnit
13 13 (30.23%) CruiseControl
13 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
13 13 (30.23%) CppUnit
13 13 (30.23%) wxWidgets
13 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (27.91%) Workflow
15 11 (25.58%) Windows
16 10 (23.26%) Change Control
17 9 (20.93%) StarTeam

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (9.30%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) Acrobat
2 1 (2.33%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) LTE
2 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.33%) X.400
2 1 (2.33%) SMTP
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.33%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) Ingres
1 13 (30.23%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.30%) DTS
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 43 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 20 (46.51%) Subversion
3 13 (30.23%) GoogleTest
3 13 (30.23%) Ant
3 13 (30.23%) NUnit
3 13 (30.23%) CruiseControl
3 13 (30.23%) CppUnit
4 9 (20.93%) StarTeam
5 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
6 7 (16.28%) JIRA
7 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
7 4 (9.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (4.65%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (9.30%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.65%) C Developer
7 2 (4.65%) CRM Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Software Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Software Build Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Messaging Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (44.19%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) Motif
2 13 (30.23%) wxWidgets
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
4 4 (9.30%) COM+
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Derivative
3 1 (2.33%) Open Source
3 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (51.16%) Linux
2 20 (46.51%) UNIX
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.98%) Solaris
6 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Configuration Management
2 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
3 16 (37.21%) UML
4 13 (30.23%) OOD
4 13 (30.23%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (27.91%) Workflow
6 10 (23.26%) Change Control
7 7 (16.28%) Project Management
7 7 (16.28%) Workflow Management
8 6 (13.95%) Use Case
9 4 (9.30%) CRM
9 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (6.98%) Memory Management
10 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.98%) Multithreading
10 3 (6.98%) OO
11 2 (4.65%) Time Management
11 2 (4.65%) QMS
12 1 (2.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Python
2 20 (46.51%) C
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 16 (37.21%) C++
5 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.63%) VBScript
7 4 (9.30%) VB
7 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) VB6
8 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.33%) Korn
9 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Security Cleared
2 31 (72.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) MCAD
4 4 (9.30%) MCSD
4 4 (9.30%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) Firmware
1 1 (2.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Borland
3 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 3 (6.98%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.33%) Coverity
5 1 (2.33%) Adobe
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle