The table below looks at the statistics for ClearQuest skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Rational ClearQuest
Rank 119 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 9 26 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.39% 1.53% -
As % of the Development Applications category 2.24% 12.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 25 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £435 £425 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £37.80 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -
ClearQuest
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Development Applications Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
402 209 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.63% 12.32% 13.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 132 151
Average daily rate £350 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 - £31.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 - £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +3.56%

ClearQuest
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ClearQuest Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

ClearQuest Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

ClearQuest
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ClearQuest across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

ClearQuest Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Halifax -2 9 £450 +5.88%
ClearQuest
Yorkshire

ClearQuest
Top 22 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 2 (15.38%) Retail
6 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
6 2 (15.38%) IBM Certification
6 2 (15.38%) IBM WebSphere Certification
7 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (7.69%) Migration
7 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) AIX
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Service Delivery
2 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) IBM Certification
1 2 (15.38%) IBM WebSphere Certification
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Oracle
1 13 (100.00%) IBM