The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank - 53 -
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.88% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 12.24% -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 75 49 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 12.16% 7.15% 13.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 24 43
Median daily rate £475 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £305 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £840 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 1
Median hourly rate £50.25 £38.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.23% -5.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in Hertfordshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in Hertfordshire