The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the South West region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank - 105 123
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.47% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £294 £330
% change year-on-year
+37.02% -10.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £42.50
% change year-on-year
- -11.05%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
378 204 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.16% 9.77% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 118 152
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.64 £26.10 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £42.80 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
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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

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 9 July 2014. 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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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
Gloucestershire - - - -
ClearQuest
England

ClearQuest
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Tester
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA