The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 45 28
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 1.68% 3.53%
As % of the Development Applications category - 13.79% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 7
Average daily rate
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- £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £275 £320
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -14.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +0.80%
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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 Wales region.

Development Applications Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
113 58 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 18.96% 12.16% 15.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 38 42
Average daily rate £325 £313 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £226 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.60% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £19.17 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -68.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.29 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +3.67%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest across the South Wales region.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

ClearQuest
Top 22 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSLT
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) JSF
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Batch
1 1 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle