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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.24% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £439 £350
% change year-on-year +7.63% +25.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +27.50% +6.66%  

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 369 313 341
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 17.38% 12.65% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 171 175
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 23 18
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.88% +35.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £32.57 £31.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £50.39 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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

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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