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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
UK
Rank 572 550 548
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -2
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 21 62 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 0.83% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 43
Median daily rate £465 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.07% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £283 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £303 £300
% change year-on-year
+57.02% +1.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -13.97%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year
+27.50% -13.97%

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
7346 7514 6798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 16.38% 15.03% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4895 5019 4628
Median daily rate £446 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 202 121
Median hourly rate £42.25 £41.85 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.95% +13.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.45 £24.46 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +12.97%

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 24 January 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 9 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 24 January 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 -23 17 £525 +61.53% 5
London -6 8 £465 +24.00%
West Midlands -17 8 £550 +57.14% 1
Solihull - 8 £550 -
West Wales - 4 £420 - 1
Wales - 4 £420 - 1
Swansea - 4 £420 - 1
North West +20 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -

ClearQuest
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 51 (85.00%) ClearCase
2 33 (55.00%) Unix
3 30 (50.00%) Perl
4 23 (38.33%) Oracle
4 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
5 22 (36.67%) Shell Script
6 21 (35.00%) AIX
6 21 (35.00%) Linux
6 21 (35.00%) Subversion
7 20 (33.33%) SQL
8 19 (31.67%) JIRA
9 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
9 18 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 17 (28.33%) Configuration Management
11 16 (26.67%) Maven
12 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (23.33%) Java
12 14 (23.33%) RUP
12 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
13 13 (21.67%) Puppet
13 13 (21.67%) Atlassian
13 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (21.67%) DevOps
14 12 (20.00%) Project Planning
14 12 (20.00%) Bitbucket
14 12 (20.00%) Ant
14 12 (20.00%) WebLogic
14 12 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
15 11 (18.33%) Finance
15 11 (18.33%) JUnit

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 12 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 11 (18.33%) Confluence
3 5 (8.33%) Apache
4 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) CMS
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.33%) OpenShift
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) LDAP
1 11 (18.33%) TCP/IP
2 9 (15.00%) DNS
3 6 (10.00%) SSL
4 2 (3.33%) DHCP
4 2 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (3.33%) LAN
4 2 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle OWB
2 6 (10.00%) DB2
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (3.33%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 51 (85.00%) ClearCase
2 23 (38.33%) Jenkins
3 21 (35.00%) Subversion
4 19 (31.67%) JIRA
5 18 (30.00%) Git (software)
5 18 (30.00%) Sonatype Nexus
6 16 (26.67%) Maven
7 12 (20.00%) Ant
7 12 (20.00%) Bitbucket
8 11 (18.33%) JUnit
8 11 (18.33%) Selenium
9 10 (16.67%) Apache Ivy
10 6 (10.00%) CA Gen
11 3 (5.00%) Artifactory
11 3 (5.00%) SoapUI
12 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
12 2 (3.33%) Rational Robot
12 2 (3.33%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (3.33%) Vagrant
13 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (20.00%) Architect
2 11 (18.33%) Software Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Administrator
3 7 (11.67%) DevOps Specialist
4 6 (10.00%) Configuration Manager
4 6 (10.00%) Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Database Developer
6 4 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.67%) J2EE Software Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Java Software Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior J2EE Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Architect
6 4 (6.67%) Sybase Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.00%) ClearCase Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) ClearCase Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.33%) HTML
2 7 (11.67%) J2EE
2 7 (11.67%) Spring
3 4 (6.67%) ADO
3 4 (6.67%) CGI
3 4 (6.67%) Spring Boot
4 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
4 3 (5.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 2 (3.33%) AngularJS
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
5 2 (3.33%) Java EE
5 2 (3.33%) JAXB
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) Spring MVC
5 2 (3.33%) Swing
5 2 (3.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (3.33%) Clustering
3 2 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 33 (55.00%) Unix
2 21 (35.00%) AIX
2 21 (35.00%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.33%) Solaris
5 6 (10.00%) Windows
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) Configuration Management
2 14 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.33%) RUP
2 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
3 13 (21.67%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (21.67%) DevOps
4 12 (20.00%) Project Planning
5 10 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 9 (15.00%) Software Architecture
7 6 (10.00%) ITIL
7 6 (10.00%) Open Source
7 6 (10.00%) Use Case
8 5 (8.33%) Target Operating Model
9 4 (6.67%) Analytics
9 4 (6.67%) Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) Data Modelling
9 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Data Management
9 4 (6.67%) ETL
9 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) Perl
2 22 (36.67%) Shell Script
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 14 (23.33%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.33%) C#
7 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.33%) Korn
9 1 (1.67%) Clojure
9 1 (1.67%) Jython
9 1 (1.67%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) QA
1 1 (1.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (21.67%) Puppet
2 11 (18.33%) Ansible
3 10 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle
2 13 (21.67%) Atlassian
3 10 (16.67%) IBM
4 8 (13.33%) Sonatype
5 7 (11.67%) Informatica
6 6 (10.00%) webMethods
7 5 (8.33%) BEA
7 5 (8.33%) Pega
8 4 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (6.67%) Sybase
9 3 (5.00%) WSO2
10 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
10 2 (3.33%) Remedy
11 1 (1.67%) Splunk
11 1 (1.67%) VMware
11 1 (1.67%) VocaLink
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