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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 514 489 448
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -41
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 63 72 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.92% 1.24% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 37 30
Average daily rate
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£425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £352 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £398 £375
% change year-on-year
-24.65% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £46.38 £37.80 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.68% +12.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.38 £15.00 £28.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £37.80 £38.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.38 £37.80 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+22.68% +12.83%

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
6850 5794 5386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.49% 11.90% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3694 3351
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £341 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.13% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 131 208
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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 26 January 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
Top 16 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 26 January 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 -15 61 £438 +7.36% 2
London +15 32 £490 +18.07%
South East -15 22 £300 -15.63%
South West - 5 £505 -
City of London +8 3 £458 +7.64%
Edgware - 1 £530 -
Halifax - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 94 (71.76%) ClearCase
2 55 (41.98%) Linux
2 55 (41.98%) Security Cleared
3 54 (41.22%) SQL
4 53 (40.46%) UNIX
5 48 (36.64%) UML
6 46 (35.11%) ITIL
7 44 (33.59%) SC Cleared
8 43 (32.82%) Subversion
8 43 (32.82%) Oracle
9 42 (32.06%) Ant
9 42 (32.06%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (29.77%) Configuration Management
11 38 (29.01%) Java
12 36 (27.48%) XML
13 35 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (24.43%) C++
15 29 (22.14%) Software Engineering
16 28 (21.37%) Python
17 27 (20.61%) Web Services
18 25 (19.08%) OOD
18 25 (19.08%) C
18 25 (19.08%) Spring
18 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
19 24 (18.32%) Project Management
19 24 (18.32%) Oracle Database
20 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
20 23 (17.56%) IBM
20 23 (17.56%) Degree
21 22 (16.79%) wxWidgets

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 17 (12.98%) WebLogic
1 17 (12.98%) WebSphere
2 12 (9.16%) Oracle Workflow
3 6 (4.58%) Apache
4 5 (3.82%) Tomcat
5 3 (2.29%) Documentum
5 3 (2.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.29%) JBoss
6 2 (1.53%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.69%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.34%) MS Project
3 4 (3.05%) MS Office
4 2 (1.53%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.76%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 7 (5.34%) Endur
1 7 (5.34%) ZaiNet
2 3 (2.29%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.29%) Internet
2 2 (1.53%) LDAP
3 1 (0.76%) HTTP
3 1 (0.76%) SSL
3 1 (0.76%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.32%) Oracle Database
2 22 (16.79%) Ingres
2 22 (16.79%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (10.69%) DB2
4 9 (6.87%) Relational Database
4 9 (6.87%) RDBMS
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (3.05%) SQL Navigator
7 3 (2.29%) MySQL
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (1.53%) MS Access
9 1 (0.76%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.76%) Big Data
9 1 (0.76%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 94 (71.76%) ClearCase
2 43 (32.82%) Subversion
3 42 (32.06%) Ant
4 23 (17.56%) Jenkins
5 22 (16.79%) GoogleTest
5 22 (16.79%) NUnit
5 22 (16.79%) CruiseControl
5 22 (16.79%) CppUnit
6 20 (15.27%) Maven
7 17 (12.98%) JIRA
8 16 (12.21%) Toad
9 15 (11.45%) Eclipse
10 14 (10.69%) JUnit
11 12 (9.16%) Rational DOORS
12 8 (6.11%) Artifactory
13 7 (5.34%) Rational Rhapsody
14 6 (4.58%) Rational Rose
14 6 (4.58%) QuickTest Pro
15 3 (2.29%) NetBeans
15 3 (2.29%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (13.74%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.34%) Front Office
4 2 (1.53%) Billing
4 2 (1.53%) Advertising
4 2 (1.53%) Publishing
4 2 (1.53%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.76%) Automotive
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
5 1 (0.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Developer
2 15 (11.45%) Analyst
3 14 (10.69%) Administrator
4 11 (8.40%) Java Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Software Engineer
4 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
4 11 (8.40%) Configuration Analyst
5 8 (6.11%) DBA
5 8 (6.11%) Oracle DBA
6 7 (5.34%) Front Office Developer
6 7 (5.34%) C Developer
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Developer
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
7 6 (4.58%) Tester
7 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Specialist
8 5 (3.82%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.05%) Build Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Requirements Engineer
10 3 (2.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.48%) XML
2 27 (20.61%) Web Services
3 25 (19.08%) Hibernate
3 25 (19.08%) Spring
4 22 (16.79%) Motif
4 22 (16.79%) wxWidgets
5 18 (13.74%) JSP
6 15 (11.45%) J2EE
7 14 (10.69%) HTML
7 14 (10.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 12 (9.16%) Struts
9 10 (7.63%) Servlets
10 8 (6.11%) .NET
10 8 (6.11%) Apache CXF
11 7 (5.34%) GWT
12 4 (3.05%) Java EE
12 4 (3.05%) DHTML
13 3 (2.29%) SOAP
13 3 (2.29%) Swing
13 3 (2.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (32.06%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (15.27%) Management Information System
3 15 (11.45%) Mainframe
4 13 (9.92%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.34%) Derivative
6 5 (3.82%) PKI
7 3 (2.29%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) Pharmacovigilance
8 1 (0.76%) CMDB
8 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 55 (41.98%) Linux
2 53 (40.46%) UNIX
3 16 (12.21%) AIX
4 11 (8.40%) Windows
5 10 (7.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (36.64%) UML
2 46 (35.11%) ITIL
3 39 (29.77%) Configuration Management
4 35 (26.72%) Continuous Integration
5 29 (22.14%) Software Engineering
6 25 (19.08%) OOD
7 24 (18.32%) Project Management
8 21 (16.03%) OO
9 20 (15.27%) Workflow
10 19 (14.50%) Workflow Management
11 16 (12.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 16 (12.21%) Service Management
11 16 (12.21%) Service Delivery
12 15 (11.45%) ITSM
12 15 (11.45%) Use Case
13 13 (9.92%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (9.16%) Change Management
15 11 (8.40%) RUP
16 10 (7.63%) OOP
16 10 (7.63%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.22%) SQL
2 38 (29.01%) Java
3 32 (24.43%) C++
4 28 (21.37%) Python
5 25 (19.08%) C
6 22 (16.79%) PL/SQL
7 13 (9.92%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.11%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.34%) VBA
9 7 (5.34%) C#
10 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.29%) Perl
11 3 (2.29%) XQuery
11 3 (2.29%) Groovy
12 2 (1.53%) VB6
12 2 (1.53%) Korn
12 2 (1.53%) VB
13 1 (0.76%) Smalltalk
13 1 (0.76%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (41.98%) Security Cleared
2 44 (33.59%) SC Cleared
3 23 (17.56%) Degree
4 13 (9.92%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (6.87%) Sun Certification
5 9 (6.87%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (6.87%) OCPJP
6 2 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.76%) OCP
7 1 (0.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.53%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 43 (32.82%) Oracle
2 23 (17.56%) IBM
3 10 (7.63%) Red Hat
4 9 (6.87%) Microsoft
5 7 (5.34%) Google
5 7 (5.34%) Trayport
6 2 (1.53%) NetApp
6 2 (1.53%) Remedy
7 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) HP
7 1 (0.76%) BEA
7 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
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