The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 570 549 450
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -99
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 39 39 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.072% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.55% 0.57% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 20 46
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£363 £425 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £342 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £521 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £425 £294
% change year-on-year
-16.17% +44.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+5.82% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7131 6812 5351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.79% 12.52% 11.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4564 4356 3400
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 136 134
Average hourly rate £37.02 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £38.15 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.01% +0.92%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ClearQuest
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
England -12 38 £364 -14.41% 6
South East +5 20 £363 -
Hampshire +9 12 £383 -
London -7 10 £400 +5.26% 6
Hook - 5 £363 -
Surrey - 4 £299 -
South West +10 3 - -
Warwickshire 0 3 - -
West Midlands -13 3 - -
Somerset - 3 - -
Templecombe - 3 - -
City of London +12 2 £400 -13.88% 2
West Sussex -22 2 - -
Gatwick - 2 - -
Docklands, London +1 1 - -
Scotland -2 1 £301 -29.22%
Halifax -5 1 - -
Portsmouth -6 1 - -
Yorkshire -14 1 - -
West Yorkshire -16 1 - -
Kent - 1 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 £301 -
Reading - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Essex - 1 £328 -
Havant - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £328 -
Erskine - 1 £301 -
East of England - 1 £328 -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 80 (76.19%) ClearCase
2 53 (50.48%) Security Cleared
3 47 (44.76%) SQL
4 46 (43.81%) SC Cleared
5 43 (40.95%) Subversion
6 38 (36.19%) UML
7 36 (34.29%) Configuration Management
8 35 (33.33%) XML
8 35 (33.33%) Java
9 34 (32.38%) Linux
10 31 (29.52%) UNIX
10 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
11 30 (28.57%) Ant
12 28 (26.67%) ITIL
13 24 (22.86%) C++
13 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
13 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (21.90%) HTML
14 23 (21.90%) Oracle
14 23 (21.90%) Web Services
15 22 (20.95%) C
15 22 (20.95%) Hibernate
15 22 (20.95%) JIRA
15 22 (20.95%) Spring
16 21 (20.00%) Degree
17 20 (19.05%) JSP
17 20 (19.05%) Python
18 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
19 17 (16.19%) Finance

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 11 (10.48%) WebLogic
2 6 (5.71%) JBoss
2 6 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.81%) IIS
4 3 (2.86%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.95%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.95%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.95%) SAS
6 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.62%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) MS Project
4 4 (3.81%) Simulink
5 2 (1.90%) TargetLink
5 2 (1.90%) Stateflow
5 2 (1.90%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.95%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (6.67%) ZaiNet
1 7 (6.67%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.81%) Internet
2 2 (1.90%) LTE
2 2 (1.90%) DNS
2 2 (1.90%) DHCP
2 2 (1.90%) FTP
2 2 (1.90%) HTTP
2 2 (1.90%) LDAP
2 2 (1.90%) Firewall
3 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.95%) Wireless
3 1 (0.95%) iSCSI
3 1 (0.95%) 802.11
3 1 (0.95%) X.400
3 1 (0.95%) DSL
3 1 (0.95%) Broadband
3 1 (0.95%) WAN
3 1 (0.95%) SMTP
3 1 (0.95%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.95%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.38%) Oracle Database
2 12 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 12 (11.43%) Ingres
2 12 (11.43%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.57%) RDBMS
4 6 (5.71%) SQL Navigator
4 6 (5.71%) MySQL
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (3.81%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.81%) DTS
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.90%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 80 (76.19%) ClearCase
2 43 (40.95%) Subversion
3 30 (28.57%) Ant
4 22 (20.95%) JIRA
5 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
6 14 (13.33%) CruiseControl
7 13 (12.38%) Maven
8 12 (11.43%) GoogleTest
8 12 (11.43%) CppUnit
8 12 (11.43%) NUnit
9 11 (10.48%) Eclipse
10 9 (8.57%) Rational DOORS
10 9 (8.57%) StarTeam
10 9 (8.57%) JUnit
10 9 (8.57%) Toad
11 8 (7.62%) Artifactory
12 7 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (5.71%) Visual Studio
13 6 (5.71%) NetBeans
13 6 (5.71%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (16.19%) Finance
2 7 (6.67%) Front Office
3 6 (5.71%) Automotive
4 5 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.86%) Billing
5 3 (2.86%) Aerospace
5 3 (2.86%) Publishing
6 2 (1.90%) Electronics
6 2 (1.90%) Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Military
7 1 (0.95%) Retail
7 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.95%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (36.19%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) Software Engineer
3 13 (12.38%) Java Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
4 8 (7.62%) Analyst
5 7 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
5 7 (6.67%) Configuration Analyst
6 6 (5.71%) Configuration Manager
7 5 (4.76%) Build Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Administrator
8 4 (3.81%) Consultant
8 4 (3.81%) Project Officer
8 4 (3.81%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (2.86%) Java Swing Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Test Manager
10 2 (1.90%) Project Manager
10 2 (1.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (1.90%) C Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Lead Developer
10 2 (1.90%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (33.33%) XML
2 23 (21.90%) HTML
2 23 (21.90%) Web Services
3 22 (20.95%) Hibernate
3 22 (20.95%) Spring
4 20 (19.05%) JSP
5 15 (14.29%) Struts
6 13 (12.38%) .NET
7 12 (11.43%) Motif
7 12 (11.43%) wxWidgets
8 11 (10.48%) J2EE
9 10 (9.52%) Servlets
10 8 (7.62%) Apache CXF
11 7 (6.67%) Java EE
11 7 (6.67%) GWT
12 6 (5.71%) JAXB
12 6 (5.71%) SOAP
12 6 (5.71%) Swing
13 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
13 4 (3.81%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.86%) Derivative
6 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (0.95%) Statistics
7 1 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.95%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
7 1 (0.95%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Open Source
7 1 (0.95%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.38%) Linux
2 31 (29.52%) UNIX
3 14 (13.33%) Windows
4 9 (8.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.86%) Solaris
7 2 (1.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.90%) AIX
8 1 (0.95%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.95%) Android
8 1 (0.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.19%) UML
2 36 (34.29%) Configuration Management
3 31 (29.52%) Software Engineering
4 28 (26.67%) ITIL
5 24 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (21.90%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (15.24%) Change Management
8 14 (13.33%) OO
9 13 (12.38%) OOD
10 12 (11.43%) Workflow
11 11 (10.48%) Risk Management
11 11 (10.48%) Scrum
12 10 (9.52%) Project Management
12 10 (9.52%) RUP
12 10 (9.52%) OOP
12 10 (9.52%) Service Management
12 10 (9.52%) Change Control
13 9 (8.57%) Waterfall
13 9 (8.57%) ITSM
14 7 (6.67%) ETRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (44.76%) SQL
2 35 (33.33%) Java
3 24 (22.86%) C++
4 22 (20.95%) C
5 20 (19.05%) Python
6 13 (12.38%) PL/SQL
6 13 (12.38%) VB.NET
7 11 (10.48%) C#
8 9 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 8 (7.62%) Shell Script
10 7 (6.67%) VBA
11 6 (5.71%) VB
11 6 (5.71%) VB6
12 5 (4.76%) VBScript
12 5 (4.76%) Perl
12 5 (4.76%) Embedded C
13 4 (3.81%) MATLAB
14 3 (2.86%) Korn
14 3 (2.86%) Groovy
14 3 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 53 (50.48%) Security Cleared
2 46 (43.81%) SC Cleared
3 21 (20.00%) Degree
4 11 (10.48%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (8.57%) OCPJP
5 9 (8.57%) Sun Certification
5 9 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.81%) MCDBA
7 4 (3.81%) MCAD
7 4 (3.81%) MCSD
8 2 (1.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.95%) MCITP
9 1 (0.95%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.86%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.95%) Samba
1 1 (0.95%) Firmware
1 1 (0.95%) NFS
1 1 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Oracle
2 13 (12.38%) IBM
3 10 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 9 (8.57%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.67%) Trayport
5 7 (6.67%) Google
6 5 (4.76%) Borland
7 2 (1.90%) BEA
7 2 (1.90%) Remedy
7 2 (1.90%) MathWorks
7 2 (1.90%) NetApp
7 2 (1.90%) Perforce
8 1 (0.95%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.95%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.95%) Adobe
8 1 (0.95%) Coverity
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