The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 104 129
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.53% 1.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate
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- £330 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £288 £325
% change year-on-year
+47.82% -11.53%
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
398 261 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 12.00% 11.83% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 165 154
Average daily rate £375 £338 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 14 47
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £22.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest across the South West region.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the South West