Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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 > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 629 592 588
Rank change year-on-year -37 -4 -8
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 5 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.011% 0.051% 0.047%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.053% 0.28% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 16
London median daily rate £410 £463 £357
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.35% +29.55% -2.86%
10th Percentile £361 £396 £266
90th Percentile £467 £588 £513
England median daily rate £410 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £43.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +30.81% -2.27% +16.40%

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 London with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 9517 8124 7171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.22% 18.08% 15.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7193 5889 5276
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £631 £613 £600
England median daily rate £451 £425 £403
% change year-on-year +6.00% +5.59% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 20
London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +20.83% -33.33%
10th Percentile £22.17 £10.00 £21.06
90th Percentile £49.50 £57.05 £55.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in London

ClearQuest
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

ClearQuest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (60.00%) Toad
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (40.00%) Ajax
4 2 (40.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Change Control

ClearQuest
Co-occurring 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 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Maven
1 5 (100.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Ant
2 4 (80.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (60.00%) Artifactory
3 3 (60.00%) Eclipse
3 3 (60.00%) Hudson
3 3 (60.00%) IntelliJ
3 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (60.00%) JUnit
3 3 (60.00%) Toad
4 1 (20.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (20.00%) NetBeans
4 1 (20.00%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (20.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Java Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) DBA
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ajax
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Swing
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) RUP
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) BEA