The table below looks at the statistics for Informix 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 Informix over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 61 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informix 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.27% - 0.64%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.42% - 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £397 £293 £325
% change year-on-year
+35.55% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
141 144 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.75% 22.22% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 101 71
Average daily rate £375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.75 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+6.50% +1.65%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informix across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) EJB
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) TPMS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) ATM
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) QlikView
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Business Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Business Objects Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EJB
1 1 (33.33%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Vista
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) Tableau