Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 660 692
Rank change year-on-year -126 +32 -46
Contract jobs citing ClearCase 62 228 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.36% 1.33% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 101 126
UK median daily rate £488 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.88% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £408 £303 £263
90th Percentile £588 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 10
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% -2.17% +21.69%
10th Percentile £38.35 £41.75 £31.10
90th Percentile £43.25 £49.05 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £47.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% -4.26% +24.34%

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 17329 17178 14939
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.11% 15.79% 13.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 11900 11671 9740
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £310 £300 £273
90th Percentile £595 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £365
% change year-on-year +1.27% +8.22% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 280 277
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.27 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.54% +12.72% -
10th Percentile £28.83 £26.15 £21.25
90th Percentile £57.50 £52.63 £48.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.13 £37.74
% change year-on-year +0.89% +11.62% +0.64%

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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 17 August 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 13 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 17 August 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 -101 54 £488 +21.88%
London +8 32 £488 +11.43%
UK excluding London -103 27 £425 +6.25%
North of England +35 10 £425 +6.25%
North West +19 8 £425 -
Midlands -34 7 £415 +5.40%
West Midlands -25 6 - -
Scotland +32 3 - -
East of England +2 3 - -
Yorkshire +28 2 - -
South East -27 2 £350 +11.55%
Wales - 2 £525 -
East Midlands - 1 £415 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 41 (66.13%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) SQL
3 31 (50.00%) Finance
4 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (40.32%) Maven
6 22 (35.48%) Subversion
6 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
6 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
6 22 (35.48%) Linux
7 20 (32.26%) SDLC
8 18 (29.03%) Unix
8 18 (29.03%) Puppet
9 17 (27.42%) JIRA
9 17 (27.42%) Oracle
10 16 (25.81%) XML
11 15 (24.19%) Python
11 15 (24.19%) TDD
11 15 (24.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 15 (24.19%) BDD
11 15 (24.19%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (22.58%) Bitbucket
12 14 (22.58%) Web Services
12 14 (22.58%) WebLogic
12 14 (22.58%) Ansible
13 13 (20.97%) Windows
13 13 (20.97%) OO
13 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (19.35%) ClearQuest
14 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
14 12 (19.35%) Terraform

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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 14 (22.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.06%) Apache Spark
3 4 (6.45%) SAS
3 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.23%) Confluence
4 2 (3.23%) JBoss
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Process Server
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.23%) BrowserStack
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SSL
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 2 (3.23%) SpaceWire
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (12.90%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.06%) Apache Hive
3 5 (8.06%) Big Data
3 5 (8.06%) MS Access
3 5 (8.06%) Oracle OWB
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (6.45%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.84%) DB2
5 3 (4.84%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.23%) Impala
6 2 (3.23%) Power BI
6 2 (3.23%) QlikView
6 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) BODI
Development Applications
1 25 (40.32%) Maven
2 22 (35.48%) Git (software)
2 22 (35.48%) Jenkins
2 22 (35.48%) Subversion
3 17 (27.42%) JIRA
4 15 (24.19%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 15 (24.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (22.58%) Bitbucket
6 12 (19.35%) ClearQuest
7 11 (17.74%) Ant
8 8 (12.90%) NUnit
8 8 (12.90%) Visual Studio
9 5 (8.06%) CA Gen
9 5 (8.06%) CruiseControl
10 4 (6.45%) Rational Robot
10 4 (6.45%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
11 3 (4.84%) Bugzilla
11 3 (4.84%) Hudson
11 3 (4.84%) Rational DOORS
General
1 31 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Banking
3 8 (12.90%) Back Office
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.84%) Automotive
5 3 (4.84%) Avionics
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Military
7 1 (1.61%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) German Language
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Developer
2 21 (33.87%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.52%) Release Engineer
3 9 (14.52%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Automation Specialist
5 5 (8.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 5 (8.06%) Market Risk Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Market Risk Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Release Manager
6 4 (6.45%) Architect
6 4 (6.45%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk Java Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.84%) Big Data Architect
7 3 (4.84%) DevOps Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 3 (4.84%) Release Automation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Software Validation Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) Validation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (25.81%) XML
2 14 (22.58%) Web Services
3 11 (17.74%) J2EE
4 10 (16.13%) Spring
5 9 (14.52%) .NET
5 9 (14.52%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.90%) HTML
7 7 (11.29%) JSP
8 6 (9.68%) AngularJS
8 6 (9.68%) HTML5
8 6 (9.68%) XSD
8 6 (9.68%) XSLT
9 5 (8.06%) WCF
9 5 (8.06%) WinForms
9 5 (8.06%) WPF
10 4 (6.45%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.45%) Hibernate
10 4 (6.45%) Servlets
10 4 (6.45%) Spring Integration
10 4 (6.45%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) N-Tier
2 5 (8.06%) Grid Computing
2 5 (8.06%) Market Risk
3 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 4 (6.45%) Credit Risk
4 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.84%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.84%) RIA
5 2 (3.23%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) PMI
6 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.61%) Reference Data
6 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Linux
2 18 (29.03%) Unix
3 13 (20.97%) Windows
4 4 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Solaris
6 2 (3.23%) AIX
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (32.26%) SDLC
3 15 (24.19%) BDD
3 15 (24.19%) TDD
4 13 (20.97%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (20.97%) OO
5 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (16.13%) Change Management
6 10 (16.13%) DevOps
6 10 (16.13%) Project Planning
6 10 (16.13%) Release Management
6 10 (16.13%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) Open Source
7 8 (12.90%) RUP
7 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
9 6 (9.68%) Configuration Management
9 6 (9.68%) Software Architecture
10 5 (8.06%) Data Modelling
10 5 (8.06%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 41 (66.13%) Java
2 32 (51.61%) SQL
3 15 (24.19%) Python
4 12 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 9 (14.52%) C#
6 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.90%) Perl
7 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
8 5 (8.06%) VBA
9 4 (6.45%) C
9 4 (6.45%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.45%) VB
9 4 (6.45%) VB6
10 3 (4.84%) Ada
10 3 (4.84%) C++
11 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.23%) Groovy
11 2 (3.23%) Jython
11 2 (3.23%) Ruby
12 1 (1.61%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
2 7 (11.29%) Degree
2 7 (11.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.23%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.61%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) MIL-STD-498
2 2 (3.23%) ECSS
3 1 (1.61%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.61%) QA
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (4.84%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 18 (29.03%) Puppet
2 14 (22.58%) Ansible
3 12 (19.35%) Terraform
4 11 (17.74%) BladeLogic
5 2 (3.23%) Oozie
5 2 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (27.42%) Oracle
2 9 (14.52%) BMC
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) BEA
3 7 (11.29%) IBM
3 7 (11.29%) Informatica
4 6 (9.68%) webMethods
5 5 (8.06%) Atlassian
5 5 (8.06%) Cloudera
6 4 (6.45%) MuleSoft
6 4 (6.45%) Sybase
7 3 (4.84%) Pega
8 2 (3.23%) CA
8 2 (3.23%) Chordiant
8 2 (3.23%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.23%) Sonatype
8 2 (3.23%) Tableau
9 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
9 1 (1.61%) Infragistics
9 1 (1.61%) Sun