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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 231 239
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 43 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Development Applications category - 3.20% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 27 22
Median daily rate - £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +38.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £46.25
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -13.51%
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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
1138 1343 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.69% 14.15% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 805 687
Median daily rate £420 £380 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 43 32
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 13 (86.67%) Perl
1 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
2 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 9 (60.00%) IBM
4 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
4 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
5 5 (33.33%) DB2
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) HP
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) CGI
5 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 4 (26.67%) Maven
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Ant
7 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) J2EE
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) RUP
7 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (20.00%) Informatica
7 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall

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 (13.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) DNS
1 1 (6.67%) LDAP
1 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) ClearCase
2 4 (26.67%) Ant
2 4 (26.67%) Maven
3 2 (13.33%) CA Gen
4 1 (6.67%) Apache Ivy
4 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (6.67%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) Selenium
4 1 (6.67%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Configuration Manager
2 4 (26.67%) ClearCase Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE Architect
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE Software Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior J2EE Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Management Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Software Configuration Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Software Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
5 1 (6.67%) ClearCase Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Java Software Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CGI
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) AIX
3 8 (53.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 5 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 3 (20.00%) RUP
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.67%) DevOps
5 1 (6.67%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) Perl
2 12 (80.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (20.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 8 (53.33%) Oracle
3 5 (33.33%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Informatica
5 2 (13.33%) BEA
5 2 (13.33%) Pega
5 2 (13.33%) webMethods