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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 265 244 243
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 4 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.044% 0.16% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 1.32% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 0
Median daily rate £315 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £439 £356 £425
% change year-on-year
+23.22% -16.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £47.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +24.33%
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
1293 1138 1094
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 14.15% 12.17% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 702 601
Median daily rate £425 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 27 30
Median hourly rate £44.50 £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.25% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £13.50 £38.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £37.04 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+13.39% -2.01%

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
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 30 May 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
Hampshire -8 2 £315 -17.64%
Berkshire -9 2 - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 9 (69.23%) Unix
5 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
6 6 (46.15%) IBM
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (38.46%) HACMP
7 5 (38.46%) AIX
7 5 (38.46%) DB2
7 5 (38.46%) Change Data Capture
7 5 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
7 5 (38.46%) Neo4j
8 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
8 4 (30.77%) wxWidgets
8 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (30.77%) Ant
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) C
8 4 (30.77%) C++
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) UML
8 4 (30.77%) Python
8 4 (30.77%) Motif
8 4 (30.77%) OOD
8 4 (30.77%) Ingres

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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
1 5 (38.46%) Hadoop
1 5 (38.46%) IBM InfoSphere
1 5 (38.46%) Neo4j
2 4 (30.77%) Ingres
2 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (30.77%) Ant
2 4 (30.77%) CppUnit
2 4 (30.77%) CruiseControl
2 4 (30.77%) GoogleTest
2 4 (30.77%) NUnit
2 4 (30.77%) Subversion
3 1 (7.69%) Rational DOORS
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
2 4 (30.77%) DB2 Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared DBA
2 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Configuration Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Software Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) ClearCase Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Motif
1 4 (30.77%) wxWidgets
1 4 (30.77%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) HACMP
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Linux
2 9 (69.23%) Unix
3 5 (38.46%) AIX
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
2 5 (38.46%) Change Data Capture
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) OOD
3 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) C
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) VMware