The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Rational ClearQuest
England / London
Rank 396 399 391
Rank change year-on-year +3 -8  
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 6 20 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.091% 0.086%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.58% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 7
Median daily rate £465 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £365 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £475 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £439 £350
% change year-on-year +7.63% +25.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 3515 3459 3023
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.30% 15.73% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2576 2525 2143
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +19.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.30 £39.70 £20.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £165.00 £50.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ClearQuest in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ClearQuest in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 London region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
1 11 (84.62%) JIRA
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Unix
4 6 (46.15%) Perl
4 6 (46.15%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Subversion
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) Finance
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (30.77%) DevOps
6 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Analytics
6 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
6 4 (30.77%) Sybase
6 4 (30.77%) ADO
6 4 (30.77%) LDAP
6 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
6 4 (30.77%) ETL
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 4 (30.77%) Data Management
6 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Management
7 3 (23.08%) Korn
7 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Clustering

ClearQuest
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) WebLogic
2 2 (15.38%) Confluence
3 1 (7.69%) Apache
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) OpenShift
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) LDAP
1 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) DHCP
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) DNS
3 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (84.62%) ClearCase
1 11 (84.62%) JIRA
2 5 (38.46%) Subversion
3 3 (23.08%) Artifactory
4 2 (15.38%) Bitbucket
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
4 2 (15.38%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (7.69%) Ant
5 1 (7.69%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (7.69%) JUnit
5 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 1 (7.69%) Maven
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium
5 1 (7.69%) SonarQube
5 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (46.15%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Database Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Sybase Developer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) AWS DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Payments Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Lead DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Perl Scripter
4 1 (7.69%) Release Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Software Configuration Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ADO
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
2 2 (15.38%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) Data Modelling
2 4 (30.77%) DevOps
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) ETL
2 4 (30.77%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) High Availability
3 3 (23.08%) Software Delivery
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Release Management
4 2 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 2 (15.38%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) Korn
6 2 (15.38%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Clojure
7 1 (7.69%) Python
7 1 (7.69%) Ruby
7 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
1 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Ansible
2 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Sybase
2 3 (23.08%) Atlassian
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Sonatype
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk