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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 515 515 470
Rank change year-on-year
0 -45
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 80 67 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.10% 1.12% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 40 36
Average daily rate
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£335 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £337 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £455 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
-20.52% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 10
Average hourly rate £46.25 £37.80 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -8.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £37.80 £31.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.45 £37.80 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+22.35% +0.80%

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
7285 5995 5826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.20% 11.62% 11.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5033 3850 3585
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 144 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014.

ClearQuest Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ClearQuest
Top 18 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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 79 £335 -15.72% 2
London +27 32 £490 +18.78% 1
South East -5 28 £300 -15.63% 1
Hampshire +5 27 £300 -8.54% 1
Hook -5 19 £300 -8.54%
South West -17 6 £550 +22.22%
City of London +5 3 £423 +2.42%
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 19 December 2014, 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.

1 106 (75.71%) ClearCase
2 63 (45.00%) Linux
3 56 (40.00%) Oracle
4 52 (37.14%) Security Cleared
5 49 (35.00%) UNIX
6 47 (33.57%) SQL
6 47 (33.57%) Analytical Skills
7 45 (32.14%) UML
8 43 (30.71%) ITIL
9 42 (30.00%) IBM
10 41 (29.29%) SC Cleared
11 36 (25.71%) Subversion
12 35 (25.00%) Ant
13 34 (24.29%) Java
13 34 (24.29%) Workflow
14 33 (23.57%) Configuration Management
15 32 (22.86%) Workflow Management
15 32 (22.86%) WebSphere
15 32 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
16 31 (22.14%) AIX
17 30 (21.43%) C++
17 30 (21.43%) DB2
17 30 (21.43%) Mainframe
17 30 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 29 (20.71%) Management Information System
18 29 (20.71%) XML
19 27 (19.29%) Service Delivery
19 27 (19.29%) Oracle Workflow
20 26 (18.57%) Project Management
21 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 32 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 27 (19.29%) Oracle Workflow
3 16 (11.43%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.29%) Apache
5 5 (3.57%) Documentum
6 2 (1.43%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.43%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.71%) CMS
7 1 (0.71%) IIS
7 1 (0.71%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.00%) MS Project
3 6 (4.29%) MS Office
4 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.71%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (4.29%) ZaiNet
1 6 (4.29%) Endur
2 5 (3.57%) ENOVIA
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (0.71%) Extranet
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
2 1 (0.71%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.43%) DB2
2 24 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 19 (13.57%) Ingres
3 19 (13.57%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (6.43%) RDBMS
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (6.43%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (2.14%) MS Access
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle OWB
8 1 (0.71%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (0.71%) Big Data
8 1 (0.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 106 (75.71%) ClearCase
2 36 (25.71%) Subversion
3 35 (25.00%) Ant
4 22 (15.71%) Jenkins
5 19 (13.57%) NUnit
5 19 (13.57%) CruiseControl
5 19 (13.57%) GoogleTest
5 19 (13.57%) CppUnit
6 17 (12.14%) Maven
6 17 (12.14%) JIRA
7 16 (11.43%) Toad
8 15 (10.71%) Eclipse
9 14 (10.00%) JUnit
10 13 (9.29%) Rational DOORS
11 8 (5.71%) Artifactory
12 7 (5.00%) Rational Rose
13 6 (4.29%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (4.29%) QuickTest Pro
14 2 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
15 1 (0.71%) JMeter
General
1 18 (12.86%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.29%) Front Office
4 4 (2.86%) Advertising
5 2 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.43%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 56 (40.00%) Developer
2 17 (12.14%) Analyst
3 12 (8.57%) WebSphere Developer
3 12 (8.57%) Administrator
3 12 (8.57%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 11 (7.86%) Configuration Analyst
5 10 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.43%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.43%) Software Developer
6 9 (6.43%) WebSphere Specialist
7 8 (5.71%) Java Developer
7 8 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 8 (5.71%) DBA
8 7 (5.00%) Tester
9 6 (4.29%) C Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Front Office Developer
9 6 (4.29%) Consultant
10 5 (3.57%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Requirements Engineer
10 5 (3.57%) Senior WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 29 (20.71%) XML
3 22 (15.71%) Web Services
4 21 (15.00%) Hibernate
4 21 (15.00%) Spring
5 19 (13.57%) Motif
5 19 (13.57%) wxWidgets
6 14 (10.00%) J2EE
7 13 (9.29%) JSP
8 10 (7.14%) HTML
9 9 (6.43%) Servlets
9 9 (6.43%) Struts
10 8 (5.71%) Apache CXF
11 6 (4.29%) GWT
11 6 (4.29%) .NET
12 3 (2.14%) JPA
13 2 (1.43%) Middleware
14 1 (0.71%) WebSphere MQ
14 1 (0.71%) OLE
14 1 (0.71%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 47 (33.57%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (21.43%) Mainframe
3 29 (20.71%) Management Information System
4 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
5 6 (4.29%) Derivative
6 5 (3.57%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.71%) CMDB
7 1 (0.71%) Economics
7 1 (0.71%) Pharmacovigilance
Operating Systems
1 63 (45.00%) Linux
2 49 (35.00%) UNIX
3 31 (22.14%) AIX
4 11 (7.86%) Windows
5 6 (4.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (32.14%) UML
2 43 (30.71%) ITIL
3 34 (24.29%) Workflow
4 33 (23.57%) Configuration Management
5 32 (22.86%) Workflow Management
5 32 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (19.29%) Service Delivery
7 26 (18.57%) Project Management
8 25 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (17.14%) OOD
9 24 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 20 (14.29%) OO
11 16 (11.43%) Use Case
11 16 (11.43%) Service Management
12 15 (10.71%) ITSM
13 11 (7.86%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (6.43%) OOP
14 9 (6.43%) RUP
15 8 (5.71%) Change Management
15 8 (5.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (33.57%) SQL
2 34 (24.29%) Java
3 30 (21.43%) C++
4 24 (17.14%) Python
5 22 (15.71%) C
5 22 (15.71%) PL/SQL
6 11 (7.86%) Shell Script
7 6 (4.29%) C#
7 6 (4.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (4.29%) VBA
8 2 (1.43%) Korn
8 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.71%) Perl
9 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.71%) VBScript
9 1 (0.71%) VB
9 1 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 52 (37.14%) Security Cleared
2 41 (29.29%) SC Cleared
3 20 (14.29%) Degree
4 13 (9.29%) Oracle Certification
5 9 (6.43%) Sun Certification
5 9 (6.43%) OCPJP
6 8 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) OCP
8 1 (0.71%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.43%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 56 (40.00%) Oracle
2 42 (30.00%) IBM
3 9 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.29%) Trayport
4 6 (4.29%) Google
4 6 (4.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.43%) ArcSight
5 2 (1.43%) NetApp
5 2 (1.43%) CA
5 2 (1.43%) Remedy
5 2 (1.43%) VMware
6 1 (0.71%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.71%) Adobe
6 1 (0.71%) HP
6 1 (0.71%) Sybase
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
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