Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ClearCase skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ClearCase over the 6 months to 20 October 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 ClearCase
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 696 655
Rank change year-on-year -129 -41 -46
Contract jobs citing ClearCase 53 196 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.29% 1.12% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 88 146
UK median daily rate £488 £375 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -9.64% +3.11%
10th Percentile £413 £285 £288
90th Percentile £625 £554 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £345 £400
% change year-on-year +19.57% -13.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 7
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% -5.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £40.63 £36.95 £38.00
90th Percentile £58.25 £48.15 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year -0.58% -5.00% +19.05%

ClearCase is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18302 17523 15954
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.42% 16.49% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12684 11864 10558
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 291 254 313
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +4.46% +3.84%
10th Percentile £30.25 £24.00 £24.28
90th Percentile £63.75 £53.75 £49.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £39.37
% change year-on-year +3.66% +4.14% +4.99%

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Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ClearCase as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ClearCase in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearCase in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ClearCase over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ClearCase in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearCase in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ClearCase over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ClearCase in the UK

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Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearCase within the UK over the 6 months to 20 October 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
England -93 49 £488 +30.00%
London +14 35 £506 +19.12%
UK excluding London -92 16 £413 +19.57%
North of England +30 8 £475 +26.67%
North West +10 6 £475 +11.76%
East of England -19 3 - -
South East -39 3 £350 +11.11%
Yorkshire +18 2 - -
Scotland +7 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ClearCase also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ClearCase.

1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) Maven
3 27 (50.94%) Finance
4 26 (49.06%) SQL
5 24 (45.28%) Linux
5 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
6 21 (39.62%) Subversion
6 21 (39.62%) Puppet
7 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
8 18 (33.96%) SDLC
8 18 (33.96%) XML
9 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (32.08%) JIRA
10 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (30.19%) BDD
10 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (30.19%) TDD
11 15 (28.30%) Python
11 15 (28.30%) OO
11 15 (28.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 14 (26.42%) Ansible
12 14 (26.42%) Terraform
12 14 (26.42%) Bitbucket
12 14 (26.42%) Windows
13 13 (24.53%) Web Services
13 13 (24.53%) Spring
13 13 (24.53%) BladeLogic
13 13 (24.53%) Release Management
14 12 (22.64%) Unix
14 12 (22.64%) C#

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Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.66%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.77%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (1.89%) Apache
3 1 (1.89%) ArchestrA
3 1 (1.89%) Confluence
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.89%) SAS
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.89%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) SpaceWire
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.43%) MS Access
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.66%) Power BI
5 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
5 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.77%) Apache Hive
6 2 (3.77%) Big Data
6 2 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.77%) Impala
6 2 (3.77%) QlikView
7 1 (1.89%) BODI
Development Applications
1 28 (52.83%) Maven
2 24 (45.28%) Git (software)
3 21 (39.62%) Subversion
4 20 (37.74%) Jenkins
5 17 (32.08%) JIRA
6 16 (30.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (28.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (26.42%) Bitbucket
9 12 (22.64%) Ant
10 10 (18.87%) Visual Studio
11 9 (16.98%) ClearQuest
12 7 (13.21%) NUnit
13 5 (9.43%) CruiseControl
14 4 (7.55%) Rational Robot
15 3 (5.66%) Bugzilla
16 2 (3.77%) JUnit
16 2 (3.77%) Mockito
16 2 (3.77%) SpecFlow
16 2 (3.77%) TeamCity
17 1 (1.89%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (50.94%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Back Office
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
4 4 (7.55%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.66%) Automotive
5 3 (5.66%) Avionics
5 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.77%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.89%) Front Office
7 1 (1.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 27 (50.94%) Developer
2 22 (41.51%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Automation Specialist
4 8 (15.09%) Release Engineer
4 8 (15.09%) Unix Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Market Risk Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Release Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 4 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (5.66%) Release Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Software Validation Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Unix Specialist
7 3 (5.66%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) XML
2 13 (24.53%) Spring
2 13 (24.53%) Web Services
3 11 (20.75%) .NET
3 11 (20.75%) HTML
4 10 (18.87%) .NET Framework
4 10 (18.87%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.87%) HTML5
5 7 (13.21%) Spring Integration
5 7 (13.21%) Spring MVC
5 7 (13.21%) XSLT
6 5 (9.43%) WCF
7 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
7 4 (7.55%) WinForms
7 4 (7.55%) WPF
7 4 (7.55%) XSD
8 3 (5.66%) J2EE
9 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.77%) CSS
9 2 (3.77%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.64%) N-Tier
2 7 (13.21%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.43%) Grid Computing
3 5 (9.43%) Market Risk
4 4 (7.55%) Credit Risk
5 3 (5.66%) Algorithms
5 3 (5.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.66%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) RIA
7 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.89%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Linux
2 14 (26.42%) Windows
3 12 (22.64%) Unix
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.66%) Solaris
6 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (33.96%) SDLC
2 17 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) BDD
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (30.19%) TDD
4 15 (28.30%) OO
5 13 (24.53%) Release Management
6 10 (18.87%) Change Management
6 10 (18.87%) Scrum
7 8 (15.09%) MVC
7 8 (15.09%) Open Source
7 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
8 7 (13.21%) Change Control
8 7 (13.21%) Microservices
9 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (11.32%) DevOps
9 6 (11.32%) Validation
10 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
11 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
11 4 (7.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 37 (69.81%) Java
2 26 (49.06%) SQL
3 15 (28.30%) Python
4 12 (22.64%) C#
5 10 (18.87%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.21%) T-SQL
7 6 (11.32%) VBA
8 5 (9.43%) C
8 5 (9.43%) C++
8 5 (9.43%) VB
9 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.55%) VB6
10 2 (3.77%) Jython
11 1 (1.89%) ANSI C
11 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.89%) ISEB
4 1 (1.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) ECSS
1 2 (3.77%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (39.62%) Puppet
2 14 (26.42%) Ansible
2 14 (26.42%) Terraform
3 13 (24.53%) BladeLogic
4 2 (3.77%) Oozie
5 1 (1.89%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) BMC
1 11 (20.75%) Oracle
2 9 (16.98%) IBM
3 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) MuleSoft
5 5 (9.43%) Atlassian
6 4 (7.55%) Sybase
7 2 (3.77%) Cloudera
7 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.77%) Tableau
7 2 (3.77%) VMware
8 1 (1.89%) Ab Initio
8 1 (1.89%) BEA
8 1 (1.89%) Informatica
8 1 (1.89%) Nintex
8 1 (1.89%) SAP
8 1 (1.89%) Wonderware
8 1 (1.89%) Zoho