The table below looks at the statistics for ClearCase skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearCase over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearCase
Rank 105 102 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing ClearCase 8 6 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.27% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.28% 3.24% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Average daily rate
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£435 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Average hourly rate £30.20 £37.80 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.82%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
187 185 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 8.25% 8.37% 9.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 109 101
Average daily rate £375 £275 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -17.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £474
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 19
Average hourly rate £30.20 £37.80 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.10% +2.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.69 £32.50 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

ClearCase
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ClearCase across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

ClearCase Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ClearCase
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ClearCase across the West Midlands region.

ClearCase Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ClearCase
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ClearCase across the West Midlands region.

ClearCase Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ClearCase
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ClearCase 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 ClearCase.

1 8 (61.54%) ClearQuest
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
2 7 (53.85%) UNIX
2 7 (53.85%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) IBM
3 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
4 5 (38.46%) Project Management
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Oracle
4 5 (38.46%) DB2
5 4 (30.77%) HPUX
5 4 (30.77%) Windows NT
5 4 (30.77%) EAI
5 4 (30.77%) SOA
5 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
5 4 (30.77%) IBM Certification
5 4 (30.77%) zOS
5 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (30.77%) Middleware
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (30.77%) TortoiseSVN
5 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement

ClearCase
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing ClearCase 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 ClearCase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) WebLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) Simulink
2 2 (15.38%) Stateflow
2 2 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (15.38%) TargetLink
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
3 1 (7.69%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) RDBMS
2 4 (30.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) ClearQuest
1 8 (61.54%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) TortoiseSVN
2 4 (30.77%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (23.08%) Maven
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Ant
4 2 (15.38%) Hudson
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (7.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Integrator
2 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Platform Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Test Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Environment Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Process Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (30.77%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (30.77%) Middleware
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 1 (7.69%) SOAP
4 1 (7.69%) XML
4 1 (7.69%) XSLT
4 1 (7.69%) WSDL
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Batch
4 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) UNIX
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Windows NT
3 4 (30.77%) zOS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (30.77%) HPUX
4 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Configuration Management
1 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) EAI
3 4 (30.77%) SOA
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Problem Management
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
2 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
3 1 (7.69%) XPath
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) IBM Certification
2 3 (23.08%) Degree
3 1 (7.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 2 (15.38%) MathWorks
3 2 (15.38%) Perforce
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) HP