The first table below looks at the demand for PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder 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 Development Applications 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
Sybase PowerBuilder
Rank 206 194 220
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.048% 0.049%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.46% 0.39% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £600 £325
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +84.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
864 762 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 13.39% 12.23% 8.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 661 605 490
Average daily rate £425 £415 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £47.50 £56.25 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +52.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +8.00%
PowerBuilder
London

PowerBuilder
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

PowerBuilder Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PowerBuilder
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 PowerBuilder across the City of London region.

PowerBuilder Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

PowerBuilder
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 PowerBuilder across the City of London region.

PowerBuilder Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

PowerBuilder
Top 30 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 PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder.

1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP

PowerBuilder
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 PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Navigator
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (12.50%) ClearQuest
2 1 (12.50%) LSMW
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Tester
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Tester
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (25.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) EDI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (12.50%) BAPI
2 1 (12.50%) SAP ALE
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
2 2 (25.00%) UNIX
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripting
1 3 (37.50%) System Testing
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 2 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) ABAP
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) SAPscript
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Business Objects
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase
3 1 (12.50%) SAP