Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 17 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 170 158
Contract jobs citing ClearQuest 0 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.66% 0.40%
As % of the Development Applications category - 4.32% 4.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 19 6
West Midlands median daily rate - £440 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.00% -5.88%
England median daily rate £410 £430 £400
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 716 948 479
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.88% 15.21% 9.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 527 253
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +18.52% -3.57%
10th Percentile £275 £282 £156
90th Percentile £561 £500 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 26
West Midlands median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £31.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.58% -16.83%
10th Percentile £13.61 £11.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £45.25 £40.75 £43.75
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 West Midlands

Job postings citing ClearQuest as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ClearQuest in the West Midlands

ClearQuest
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ClearQuest in the West Midlands

ClearQuest
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 ClearQuest in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ClearQuest in the West Midlands