Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 9 December 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 201 213
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.11% 0.092%
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.58% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
North West median daily rate - - £400
England median daily rate £450 £350 £450
% change year-on-year +28.57% -22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
North West median hourly rate - £65.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.16% +7.50%
England median hourly rate - £60.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year - +39.53% +7.50%

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 the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1,239 1,026 970
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.82% 18.20% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 705 649
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £284 £287
90th Percentile £585 £550 £500
England median daily rate £475 £460 £425
% change year-on-year +3.26% +8.24% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 24
North West median hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28.50 £35.63 £34.18
90th Percentile £48.25 £55.00 £43.70
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

ClearQuest
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ClearQuest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in the North West

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in the North West

ClearQuest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in the North West