The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 April 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 95 122
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27  
Contract jobs citing ClearCase 6 44 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.27% 1.54% 0.15%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 10.07% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £600 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +92.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £410 £363
% change year-on-year +3.04% +13.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £30.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £44.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year -10.22% +18.91%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 316 437 234
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.44% 15.29% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 228 137
Median daily rate £425 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +18.51%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £389 £365
% change year-on-year +2.82% +6.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £31.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.52% +35.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £20.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.02
% change year-on-year - +14.80%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearCase in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearCase in the West Midlands

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Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ClearCase within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Shropshire +2 5 - -
ClearCase
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ClearCase.

1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) ClearQuest
3 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
3 8 (57.14%) AIX
3 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 8 (57.14%) JUnit
3 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 8 (57.14%) Puppet
3 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
3 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (57.14%) Ansible
3 8 (57.14%) DevOps
3 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
4 7 (50.00%) LDAP
4 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (50.00%) DNS
5 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 6 (42.86%) RUP
5 6 (42.86%) BEA
5 6 (42.86%) Informatica
5 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 6 (42.86%) webMethods
5 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
5 6 (42.86%) Hadoop

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 6 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 3 (21.43%) Apache Spark
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
3 2 (14.29%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
1 7 (50.00%) LDAP
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle OWB
3 3 (21.43%) Apache Hive
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data
3 3 (21.43%) Pentaho
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) ClearQuest
2 8 (57.14%) Apache Ivy
2 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (57.14%) Jenkins
2 8 (57.14%) JUnit
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
2 8 (57.14%) Sonatype Nexus
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) CA Gen
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Big Data Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Data Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (14.29%) Lead DevOps
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Pentaho Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 8 (57.14%) AIX
2 8 (57.14%) Apple iOS
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Delivery
1 8 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (57.14%) DevOps
2 6 (42.86%) RUP
2 6 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (35.71%) Project Planning
4 4 (28.57%) Target Operating Model
4 4 (28.57%) Use Case
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Analytics
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
5 3 (21.43%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 5 (35.71%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) BEA
1 6 (42.86%) Informatica
1 6 (42.86%) webMethods
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) Cloudera
3 3 (21.43%) Pega