Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for ClearQuest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ClearQuest over the 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

IBM Rational ClearQuest
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +135
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.12% - -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 - -
South East median daily rate £425 - £388
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £46.25 -

ClearQuest is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 306 514 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.80% 21.55% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 179 82
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +7.41%
10th Percentile £300 £305 £263
90th Percentile £575 £525 £493
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 7
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £29.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -35.56% +44.58%
South East median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -1.11% +9.76% -3.53%

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing ClearQuest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in Buckinghamshire

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ClearQuest in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in Buckinghamshire

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 2 £400 -
ClearQuest
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Law
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

ClearQuest
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center