Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 18 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 > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 369 369 342
Rank change year-on-year 0 -27 +17
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 2 16 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.012% 0.096% 0.29%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.067% 0.63% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 35
South East median daily rate - £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.13% +33.33%
England median daily rate £410 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
South East median hourly rate £46.25 - £44.00
10th Percentile £43.88 - £42.00
90th Percentile £50.63 - £46.00
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2985 2537 2611
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.88% 15.16% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1820 1550 1596
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £310 £293 £263
90th Percentile £570 £525 £500
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 78 67
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26.00 £32.50 £25.95
90th Percentile £52.50 £59.31 £50.50
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 the South East

Job postings citing ClearQuest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in the South East

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in the South East

ClearQuest
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in the South East

ClearQuest
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearQuest within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire - 2 - -
ClearQuest
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 South East region with a requirement for ClearQuest.

1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) MFC
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) STL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) Military
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation

ClearQuest
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) OLE
1 1 (50.00%) STL
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared