The first table below looks at the demand for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix 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 Database & Business Intelligence category for the Edinburgh 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
IBM Informix
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informix 9 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.70% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 4.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £309 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
216 128 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.82% 17.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 48 82
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £18.00 £70.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.28% +133.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Informix
Scotland

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
2 8 (72.73%) JSON
3 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
3 7 (63.64%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) Use Case
5 5 (45.45%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Product Management
7 3 (27.27%) GitHub
7 3 (27.27%) User Stories
7 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 3 (27.27%) JIRA
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (18.18%) Degree
8 2 (18.18%) Project Management
8 2 (18.18%) Change Management
8 2 (18.18%) EDI
8 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (18.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
8 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
9 1 (9.09%) Ingres
9 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
9 1 (9.09%) Sun

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (9.09%) OpenROAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) Ingres
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Perl Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) HPUX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Software Architecture
1 7 (63.64%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Use Case
4 4 (36.36%) Product Management
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (18.18%) Project Management
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) ClickSoftware Technologies
2 1 (9.09%) Sun
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle