The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ClearQuest skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ClearQuest over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
England / East of England
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 122 148
Rank change year-on-year -7 +26  
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.13% 0.12% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.70% 0.87% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £314 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £430 £305
% change year-on-year - +40.79%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -4.25%  

ClearQuest is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 431 345 419
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 18.73% 13.83% 13.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 233 245
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 12 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.50 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.79% -2.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £50.78 £51.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +13.51%  

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing ClearQuest as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in the East of England

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in the East of England

ClearQuest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in the East of England

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -2 3 - -
ClearQuest
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ClearQuest also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) Cygwin
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) SpaceWire
2 2 (66.67%) ECSS
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) ANSI C

ClearQuest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SpaceWire
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (100.00%) ClearCase
General
1 3 (100.00%) Automotive
1 3 (100.00%) Avionics
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Validation Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Validation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (66.67%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Validation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) CMMI
3 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ECSS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat