The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest 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 ClearQuest
Rank 54 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.59% 0.90% -
As % of the Development Applications category 6.52% 9.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-25.06% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+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 Sussex region.

Development Applications Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
46 31 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 9.11% 9.34% 7.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 24
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £377 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.80 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-2.11% +5.00%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) LTE
2 2 (66.67%) VCP4
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) UML

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

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

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LTE
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) DO-178B