The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
Rank 575 550 565
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 21 68 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.13% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.91% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 21 34
Median daily rate £438 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £475 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.57% +58.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 6
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £43.13
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -7.24%

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
7647 7452 7110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.86% 14.57% 13.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 5092 4923 4728
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 205 128
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £25.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £55.00 £54.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.51%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -8 16 £465 +16.25% 1
London -8 7 £480 +23.87%
Wales - 5 £423 -
Swansea - 5 £423 -
West Wales - 5 £423 -
South East +9 4 £400 +33.33%
Hampshire +1 4 £400 +33.33%
West Midlands -17 4 £563 +50.00%
Hook -3 3 £410 +36.66%
Solihull - 3 £563 -
North West +10 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 47 (94.00%) ClearCase
2 26 (52.00%) Unix
3 24 (48.00%) Perl
4 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
5 19 (38.00%) Subversion
6 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
6 18 (36.00%) Sonatype Nexus
7 17 (34.00%) JIRA
7 17 (34.00%) Linux
8 16 (32.00%) Oracle
9 15 (30.00%) AIX
10 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
10 14 (28.00%) Atlassian
11 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
11 13 (26.00%) Bitbucket
11 13 (26.00%) DevOps
11 13 (26.00%) SQL
12 12 (24.00%) Ant
12 12 (24.00%) Maven
13 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
13 11 (22.00%) LDAP
13 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
13 11 (22.00%) Ansible
14 10 (20.00%) Selenium
14 10 (20.00%) JUnit
15 9 (18.00%) Solaris
15 9 (18.00%) Finance

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (22.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (16.00%) Confluence
3 6 (12.00%) Apache
4 2 (4.00%) CMS
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) JBoss
5 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) LDAP
1 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 6 (12.00%) SSL
5 3 (6.00%) DHCP
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) DB2
3 4 (8.00%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (4.00%) SQLPlus
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 47 (94.00%) ClearCase
2 23 (46.00%) Jenkins
3 19 (38.00%) Subversion
4 18 (36.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 17 (34.00%) JIRA
6 13 (26.00%) Bitbucket
6 13 (26.00%) Git (software)
7 12 (24.00%) Ant
7 12 (24.00%) Maven
8 10 (20.00%) JUnit
8 10 (20.00%) Selenium
9 9 (18.00%) Apache Ivy
10 4 (8.00%) Artifactory
11 3 (6.00%) CA Gen
12 2 (4.00%) Rational Robot
12 2 (4.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (4.00%) Vagrant
13 1 (2.00%) Eclipse
13 1 (2.00%) IntelliJ
13 1 (2.00%) Toad
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Military
4 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (14.00%) DevOps Specialist
2 6 (12.00%) Architect
3 5 (10.00%) Administrator
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
3 5 (10.00%) Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Database Developer
4 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Sybase Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Build and Release Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Build Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) ClearCase Administrator
5 3 (6.00%) Lead DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Release Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Architect
5 3 (6.00%) webMethods Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Configuration Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Software Consultant
6 2 (4.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) ADO
2 4 (8.00%) CGI
3 3 (6.00%) J2EE
4 2 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 2 (4.00%) Spring
4 2 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (2.00%) Ajax
5 1 (2.00%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) Java EE
5 1 (2.00%) jQuery
5 1 (2.00%) JSON
5 1 (2.00%) JSP
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
5 1 (2.00%) Software Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (2.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.00%) Fintech
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Clustering
4 2 (4.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) Infotainment
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Unix
2 17 (34.00%) Linux
3 15 (30.00%) AIX
4 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
4 9 (18.00%) Solaris
5 7 (14.00%) Windows
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (26.00%) DevOps
3 9 (18.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 8 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.00%) Use Case
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL
6 5 (10.00%) RUP
6 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 4 (8.00%) Analytics
7 4 (8.00%) Data Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Modelling
7 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Data Management
7 4 (8.00%) ETL
7 4 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (8.00%) Project Planning
7 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.00%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (6.00%) Open Source
8 3 (6.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (48.00%) Perl
2 14 (28.00%) Shell Script
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) C#
4 5 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) PL/SQL
5 4 (8.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (6.00%) Korn
7 1 (2.00%) Clojure
7 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.00%) Python
7 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 7 (14.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Docker
3 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (22.00%) Ansible
2 9 (18.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (18.00%) Puppet
3 4 (8.00%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (8.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle
2 14 (28.00%) Atlassian
3 9 (18.00%) Sonatype
4 6 (12.00%) IBM
5 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (8.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Sybase
6 4 (8.00%) webMethods
7 3 (6.00%) BEA
7 3 (6.00%) Informatica
7 3 (6.00%) Remedy
8 2 (4.00%) Pega
9 1 (2.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) VMware
9 1 (2.00%) VocaLink