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 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 579 614 579
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -35
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 82 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.061% 0.099%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.46% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 15 32
Median daily rate £430 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.33% -29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £430 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+35.43% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.80

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
8741 7639 6993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 13.38% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 5984 5042 4484
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 128 151
Median hourly rate £41.50 £39.39 £37.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.37% +4.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £23.93 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £51.30 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%

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 29 July 2016.

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 30 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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 77 £435 +45.00% 3
West Midlands - 41 £453 - 1
Shropshire - 20 £395 -
Telford - 16 £395 -
London +2 14 £445 +48.33%
Birmingham - 13 £480 -
South East +8 10 £351 +116.15%
Reading +13 9 £388 -13.88%
Berkshire +10 9 £388 -13.88%
Solihull - 6 £465 -
Scotland +4 5 £275 -
Edinburgh +1 5 £275 -
Yorkshire -2 5 £430 -4.55% 1
West Yorkshire -2 5 £430 -4.55% 1
Halifax -4 5 £430 -4.55% 1
North West +2 4 £400 +23.07%
East of England - 3 £314 - 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £314 -
Preston - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £314 -
City of London +46 1 - -
Docklands, London +12 1 £240 -11.27%
Hook 0 1 £315 +110.00%
Hampshire -6 1 £315 +110.00%
Cheshire - 1 £400 -
Croydon - 1 £525 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Chester - 1 £400 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 86 (55.48%) ClearCase
2 82 (52.90%) Oracle
3 65 (41.94%) JIRA
4 62 (40.00%) Java
5 58 (37.42%) Oracle OWB
6 53 (34.19%) SQL
7 51 (32.90%) Maven
7 51 (32.90%) Git (software)
8 48 (30.97%) Security Cleared
9 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
9 44 (28.39%) Linux
10 41 (26.45%) Spring
10 41 (26.45%) Waterfall
11 40 (25.81%) Software Architecture
11 40 (25.81%) SC Cleared
11 40 (25.81%) Project Planning
11 40 (25.81%) Unix
11 40 (25.81%) Windows
11 40 (25.81%) Oracle Database
12 39 (25.16%) RUP
13 38 (24.52%) WebLogic
13 38 (24.52%) PVCS
14 36 (23.23%) PL/SQL
15 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
16 34 (21.94%) Web Services
17 33 (21.29%) IBM
18 32 (20.65%) Confluence
19 31 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
19 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
19 31 (20.00%) UML

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 38 (24.52%) WebLogic
2 32 (20.65%) Confluence
3 10 (6.45%) Oracle Workflow
4 9 (5.81%) WebSphere
5 8 (5.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 8 (5.16%) WebSphere Process Server
6 3 (1.94%) Documentum
6 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.65%) Smallworld
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) Firewall
1 8 (5.16%) SSL
2 7 (4.52%) LDAP
3 6 (3.87%) Internet
4 2 (1.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.65%) DHCP
5 1 (0.65%) SpaceWire
5 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (37.42%) Oracle OWB
2 40 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 24 (15.48%) Oracle Reports
4 21 (13.55%) MongoDB
5 19 (12.26%) Relational Database
6 18 (11.61%) BusinessObjects
6 18 (11.61%) RDBMS
7 12 (7.74%) Oracle Database 10g
8 11 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.87%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.65%) DB2
10 1 (0.65%) GIS
10 1 (0.65%) MS Access
10 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 86 (55.48%) ClearCase
2 65 (41.94%) JIRA
3 51 (32.90%) Git (software)
3 51 (32.90%) Maven
4 38 (24.52%) PVCS
5 35 (22.58%) Jenkins
6 30 (19.35%) Ant
7 24 (15.48%) Oracle Forms
8 23 (14.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 23 (14.84%) Subversion
8 23 (14.84%) Toad
9 21 (13.55%) Artifactory
9 21 (13.55%) JUnit
10 19 (12.26%) Eclipse
11 18 (11.61%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (10.97%) FishEye
13 16 (10.32%) GitLab
13 16 (10.32%) JIRA Agile
14 15 (9.68%) Bitbucket
15 11 (7.10%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (10.97%) Finance
2 10 (6.45%) Banking
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Avionics
5 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (26.45%) Architect
2 37 (23.87%) Developer
3 32 (20.65%) Software Architect
4 16 (10.32%) Java Developer
4 16 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Configuration Manager
5 15 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Java Architect
5 15 (9.68%) Java Software Architect
6 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Support
6 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Software Configuration Manager
6 14 (9.03%) Software Manager
6 14 (9.03%) Technical Architect
7 13 (8.39%) Oracle Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Analyst
9 9 (5.81%) Administrator
9 9 (5.81%) Lead Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.45%) Spring
2 34 (21.94%) Web Services
3 29 (18.71%) XML
4 25 (16.13%) Apache CXF
5 23 (14.84%) J2EE
6 21 (13.55%) HTML
6 21 (13.55%) RabbitMQ
6 21 (13.55%) Spring Boot
7 20 (12.90%) Hibernate
7 20 (12.90%) JSP
8 14 (9.03%) Servlets
9 10 (6.45%) .NET
9 10 (6.45%) Struts
10 9 (5.81%) SOAP
11 6 (3.87%) Apache Flex
11 6 (3.87%) CSS
11 6 (3.87%) ELK Stack
11 6 (3.87%) Hystrix
11 6 (3.87%) Swagger
11 6 (3.87%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.81%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.65%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (28.39%) Linux
2 40 (25.81%) Unix
2 40 (25.81%) Windows
3 15 (9.68%) AIX
4 11 (7.10%) Solaris
5 10 (6.45%) Windows Server
6 8 (5.16%) Windows 7
7 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (3.87%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (26.45%) Waterfall
3 40 (25.81%) Project Planning
3 40 (25.81%) Software Architecture
4 39 (25.16%) RUP
5 31 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 31 (20.00%) Defect Tracking
5 31 (20.00%) UML
6 30 (19.35%) OO
7 29 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (16.77%) OOP
9 20 (12.90%) ITIL
10 18 (11.61%) Mentoring
11 17 (10.97%) Software Engineering
12 15 (9.68%) Service Management
13 13 (8.39%) ETL
14 11 (7.10%) ITSM
15 10 (6.45%) Automated Testing
15 10 (6.45%) Workflow
16 8 (5.16%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 62 (40.00%) Java
2 53 (34.19%) SQL
3 36 (23.23%) PL/SQL
4 20 (12.90%) VB
5 18 (11.61%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.97%) Perl
7 14 (9.03%) C++
8 11 (7.10%) C
9 7 (4.52%) R
10 6 (3.87%) PHP
10 6 (3.87%) VB6
11 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
12 3 (1.94%) C#
13 2 (1.29%) Jython
13 2 (1.29%) Python
14 1 (0.65%) ANSI C
14 1 (0.65%) Magik
14 1 (0.65%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (30.97%) Security Cleared
2 40 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.68%) Sun Certification
4 12 (7.74%) Oracle Certification
5 10 (6.45%) Degree
5 10 (6.45%) OCPJP
6 8 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.65%) ECSS
3 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Docker
1 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.65%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.65%) Samba
2 1 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.65%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (14.19%) Puppet
2 6 (3.87%) Grafana
2 6 (3.87%) Graphite
2 6 (3.87%) WSUS
3 1 (0.65%) Ansible
3 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (52.90%) Oracle
2 33 (21.29%) IBM
3 24 (15.48%) WSO2
4 17 (10.97%) Atlassian
5 16 (10.32%) BMC
6 9 (5.81%) Informatica
6 9 (5.81%) Pega
7 8 (5.16%) Microsoft
8 7 (4.52%) VMware
9 6 (3.87%) BEA
10 1 (0.65%) HP
10 1 (0.65%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.65%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.65%) VocaLink
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