The first table below looks at the demand for FoxPro (VFP) skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FoxPro (VFP) over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP)
Rank 57 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.16% - 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% - 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £265
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
224 172 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 36.54% 33.59% 36.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 91 123
Average daily rate £313 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 4
Average hourly rate £25.00 £37.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.43% +111.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £37.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £37.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
FoxPro (VFP)
West Midlands

FoxPro (VFP)
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

FoxPro (VFP) Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FoxPro (VFP)
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) across the Birmingham region.

FoxPro (VFP) Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

FoxPro (VFP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing FoxPro (VFP) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FoxPro (VFP).

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) RDF
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) PHP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (80.00%) WCF
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

FoxPro (VFP)
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing FoxPro (VFP) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FoxPro (VFP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MySQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Business Systems Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Business Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
1 4 (80.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (80.00%) WCF
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOD
1 4 (80.00%) RDF
1 4 (80.00%) OO
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) PHP
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (20.00%) HP