The first table below looks at the demand for Delphi skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Delphi 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 City of London 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
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 198 196 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Delphi 12 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.016% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.44% 0.039% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Average daily rate £475 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2740 2559 2912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.45% 41.06% 36.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2103 2001 2138
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 27
Average hourly rate £30.34 £47.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.12% +86.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.10 £16.69 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.00 £72.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
Delphi
London

Delphi
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Delphi across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Delphi Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Delphi
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Delphi across the City of London region.

Delphi Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Delphi
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delphi across the City of London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Delphi Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Delphi
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Delphi across the City of London region.

Delphi Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Delphi
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Delphi 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 Delphi.

1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) DirectX
4 5 (35.71%) VCL
4 5 (35.71%) TDD
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) C#
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Banking

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Delphi 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 Delphi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Delphi Developer
3 5 (35.71%) UI Developer
3 5 (35.71%) UI Programmer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) DirectX
2 5 (35.71%) VCL
3 4 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree