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 3 months to 28 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.

IBM Rational ClearCase
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 454 532
Rank change year-on-year -126 +78  
Contract jobs citing ClearCase 28 188 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.35% 0.20%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 2.41% 1.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 82 60
Median daily rate £503 £389 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.26% -2.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £275 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +8.38% +0.78%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 20 9
Median hourly rate £46.75 £43.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.47% +17.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.35 £37.00 £29.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.75 £43.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +7.47% +17.56%  

ClearCase 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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7822 7816 7091
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.35% 14.59% 13.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5284 5224 4525
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 189 137
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.40 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.24% +13.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £32.00 £28.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ClearCase as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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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Top 21 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -122 23 £465 +16.25% 7
London +3 8 £525 +16.66% 4
South East -23 7 £400 +33.33%
Hampshire -13 6 £410 +36.66%
Shropshire -1 4 - -
Telford -2 4 - -
West Midlands -29 4 - -
Swansea - 4 £525 -
Wales - 4 £525 -
West Wales - 4 £525 -
Hook -1 3 £410 +38.98%
North West +9 2 £425 -
Portsmouth - 2 £563 -
Edinburgh +22 1 - -
Scotland +16 1 - -
Cheshire +15 1 £425 -
Manchester +12 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Northampton - 1 £415 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £415 -
East Midlands - 1 £415 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 42 (48.28%) SQL
2 35 (40.23%) Java
2 35 (40.23%) ClearQuest
3 34 (39.08%) Oracle
3 34 (39.08%) Subversion
4 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (35.63%) Git (software)
6 30 (34.48%) Configuration Management
7 27 (31.03%) Unix
7 27 (31.03%) DevOps
8 26 (29.89%) Finance
8 26 (29.89%) JIRA
9 25 (28.74%) Banking
9 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
9 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
10 24 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
11 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
11 23 (26.44%) Perl
12 22 (25.29%) Sybase
13 21 (24.14%) Linux
13 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
13 21 (24.14%) Atlassian
14 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (21.84%) Hadoop
16 18 (20.69%) WebLogic
17 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
17 17 (19.54%) Big Data
18 16 (18.39%) Continuous Delivery
19 15 (17.24%) Ant
19 15 (17.24%) JavaScript

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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 18 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 15 (17.24%) Confluence
3 10 (11.49%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.30%) CMS
6 2 (2.30%) JBoss
6 2 (2.30%) SAS
7 1 (1.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.45%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) LDAP
2 11 (12.64%) TCP/IP
3 8 (9.20%) DNS
4 7 (8.05%) Firewall
4 7 (8.05%) SSL
5 3 (3.45%) DHCP
5 3 (3.45%) LAN
5 3 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (1.15%) DVB
6 1 (1.15%) FTP
6 1 (1.15%) HTTP
6 1 (1.15%) SSH
6 1 (1.15%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) SQL Server
2 19 (21.84%) Hadoop
3 17 (19.54%) Big Data
3 17 (19.54%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle OWB
5 2 (2.30%) Apache Hive
5 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (2.30%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 2 (2.30%) DB2
5 2 (2.30%) MySQL
5 2 (2.30%) Pentaho
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.30%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.15%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (40.23%) ClearQuest
2 34 (39.08%) Subversion
3 31 (35.63%) Git (software)
4 26 (29.89%) JIRA
5 25 (28.74%) Jenkins
6 24 (27.59%) Sonatype Nexus
7 15 (17.24%) Ant
7 15 (17.24%) NUnit
8 11 (12.64%) Selenium
9 10 (11.49%) Maven
10 9 (10.34%) Apache Ivy
10 9 (10.34%) Bitbucket
10 9 (10.34%) JUnit
11 8 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (8.05%) CruiseControl
13 6 (6.90%) CppUnit
13 6 (6.90%) GoogleTest
14 4 (4.60%) Artifactory
14 4 (4.60%) CA Gen
15 3 (3.45%) SoapUI
General
1 26 (29.89%) Finance
2 25 (28.74%) Banking
3 6 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 4 (4.60%) Military
5 3 (3.45%) Avionics
5 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.30%) Advertising
6 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Developer
2 11 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (12.64%) Java Developer
3 10 (11.49%) Integration Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Architect
5 7 (8.05%) DevOps Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Systems Architect
7 5 (5.75%) C++ Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Credit Risk Java Developer
7 5 (5.75%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Build and Release Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Build Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Database Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Release Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Senior Developer
8 4 (4.60%) Sybase Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C Developer
9 3 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 3 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.94%) Node.js
1 13 (14.94%) Web Services
2 10 (11.49%) XML
3 9 (10.34%) Spring
4 8 (9.20%) SOAP
5 7 (8.05%) J2EE
6 6 (6.90%) JSP
7 5 (5.75%) WSDL
8 4 (4.60%) ADO
8 4 (4.60%) HTML
9 3 (3.45%) DOM
9 3 (3.45%) JiBX
9 3 (3.45%) Servlets
9 3 (3.45%) WinForms
9 3 (3.45%) WPF
10 2 (2.30%) Ajax
10 2 (2.30%) Hibernate
10 2 (2.30%) jQuery
10 2 (2.30%) Struts2
10 2 (2.30%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.90%) Credit Risk
2 6 (6.90%) Derivative
2 6 (6.90%) Grid Computing
2 6 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 4 (4.60%) Clustering
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (2.30%) PMI
6 1 (1.15%) DataPower
6 1 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.15%) Fintech
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.15%) RIA
6 1 (1.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 27 (31.03%) Unix
2 21 (24.14%) Linux
3 10 (11.49%) AIX
4 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
4 9 (10.34%) Windows
5 8 (9.20%) Solaris
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE
6 1 (1.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (36.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (34.48%) Configuration Management
3 27 (31.03%) DevOps
4 20 (22.99%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (18.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 15 (17.24%) Use Case
7 13 (14.94%) Change Control
7 13 (14.94%) UML
8 11 (12.64%) SDLC
9 10 (11.49%) Data Modelling
9 10 (11.49%) Software Engineering
9 10 (11.49%) Waterfall
10 9 (10.34%) Integration Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Microservices
10 9 (10.34%) Project Management
11 8 (9.20%) BDD
11 8 (9.20%) Unit Testing
12 7 (8.05%) OO
12 7 (8.05%) OOD
12 7 (8.05%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 42 (48.28%) SQL
2 35 (40.23%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) Perl
4 15 (17.24%) JavaScript
5 12 (13.79%) Python
6 11 (12.64%) C
6 11 (12.64%) Shell Script
7 10 (11.49%) C++
8 8 (9.20%) C#
9 5 (5.75%) PL/SQL
10 4 (4.60%) Korn
10 4 (4.60%) Ruby
10 4 (4.60%) T-SQL
11 3 (3.45%) Ada
12 2 (2.30%) Groovy
13 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.15%) Clojure
13 1 (1.15%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.15%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (28.74%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.49%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.30%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.05%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Docker
3 1 (1.15%) NFS
3 1 (1.15%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (13.79%) Ansible
1 12 (13.79%) Puppet
2 11 (12.64%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.60%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) logstash
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Oracle
2 22 (25.29%) Sybase
3 21 (24.14%) Atlassian
4 8 (9.20%) Sonatype
5 5 (5.75%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.60%) BEA
6 4 (4.60%) Informatica
6 4 (4.60%) webMethods
7 3 (3.45%) CA
7 3 (3.45%) Infragistics
7 3 (3.45%) Perforce
7 3 (3.45%) Remedy
7 3 (3.45%) Sun
8 2 (2.30%) Chordiant
8 2 (2.30%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.30%) Pega
8 2 (2.30%) Splunk
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) SAP
9 1 (1.15%) VMware