The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 555 560 536
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing Informix 30 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.26% 0.15% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 5
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£375 £413 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £353 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £480 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £388 £296
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +30.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.43 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.43 - -
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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 England region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11539 10664 10259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.36% 21.57% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 7651 6707 6389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 162 205
Average hourly rate £28.50 £29.48 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.32% -1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £54.20 £51.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in England

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in England

Informix
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informix across the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Informix Daily Rate Histogram in England

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Informix across the England region.

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in England

Informix
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the England region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -5 16 £375 -14.28% 2
South East -17 5 £480 +60.00% 2
Yorkshire -18 4 £398 - 3
North West -17 2 £300 -29.41%
South West - 2 - -
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Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 40 (68.97%) Oracle
2 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 26 (44.83%) UNIX
4 25 (43.10%) IBM
5 23 (39.66%) RDBMS
5 23 (39.66%) MySQL
5 23 (39.66%) Relational Database
6 22 (37.93%) Linux
7 21 (36.21%) SQL
8 18 (31.03%) Sybase
8 18 (31.03%) DB2
9 16 (27.59%) Finance
9 16 (27.59%) Java
9 16 (27.59%) JIRA
10 15 (25.86%) Windows
11 14 (24.14%) Firewall
12 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
12 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
12 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
12 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
14 10 (17.24%) Banking
15 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Storage
15 9 (15.52%) IBM XIV
15 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
15 9 (15.52%) Ingres
15 9 (15.52%) SOAP
15 9 (15.52%) PHP
15 9 (15.52%) SAN
15 9 (15.52%) WebSphere MQ

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 8 (13.79%) Apache
2 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.07%) Node.js
3 6 (10.34%) WebSphere
4 5 (8.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 5 (8.62%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (22.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.90%) MS Project
3 3 (5.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.14%) Firewall
2 9 (15.52%) SAN
3 7 (12.07%) NAS
4 6 (10.34%) Multicast
4 6 (10.34%) Internet
5 5 (8.62%) HTTP
6 2 (3.45%) LDAP
7 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.72%) 3G
7 1 (1.72%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 23 (39.66%) MySQL
2 23 (39.66%) RDBMS
2 23 (39.66%) Relational Database
3 18 (31.03%) DB2
4 9 (15.52%) Ingres
5 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 8 (13.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (5.17%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (3.45%) MS Access
9 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (1.72%) Adabas
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.72%) InterBase
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) JIRA
2 8 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 5 (8.62%) Mockito
3 5 (8.62%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.62%) JUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) Maven
5 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.72%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.72%) Toad
6 1 (1.72%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (1.72%) Introscope
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.45%) Back Office
4 2 (3.45%) Games
4 2 (3.45%) Retail
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Developer
2 7 (12.07%) Data Architect
2 7 (12.07%) Architect
2 7 (12.07%) Java Developer
3 6 (10.34%) UNIX Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Senior UNIX Engineer
4 4 (6.90%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Applications Support
4 4 (6.90%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (6.90%) Perl Developer
5 3 (5.17%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.17%) Administrator
5 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
5 3 (5.17%) Linux Support
5 3 (5.17%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (3.45%) Database Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) SOAP
1 9 (15.52%) WebSphere MQ
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) .NET
3 6 (10.34%) CSS
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
4 5 (8.62%) Rendezvous
4 5 (8.62%) WSDL
4 5 (8.62%) JAX-RPC
4 5 (8.62%) JDBC
4 5 (8.62%) J2EE
4 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 5 (8.62%) XML
4 5 (8.62%) XSL
4 5 (8.62%) JSON
4 5 (8.62%) RESTful
4 5 (8.62%) Servlets
4 5 (8.62%) PowerMock
4 5 (8.62%) JAX-RS
5 4 (6.90%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Enterprise Storage
1 9 (15.52%) IBM XIV
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Wiki
3 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) CMDB
4 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.72%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.72%) HACMP
4 1 (1.72%) GIS
4 1 (1.72%) AS400
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.72%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 26 (44.83%) UNIX
2 22 (37.93%) Linux
3 15 (25.86%) Windows
4 13 (22.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (6.90%) Solaris
6 2 (3.45%) AIX
7 1 (1.72%) HPUX
7 1 (1.72%) SUSE
7 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Integration Testing
2 9 (15.52%) Data Modelling
3 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (13.79%) Data Analysis
3 8 (13.79%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 8 (13.79%) SDLC
4 7 (12.07%) Build Automation
4 7 (12.07%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
4 7 (12.07%) SOA
5 6 (10.34%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
5 6 (10.34%) Database Security
6 5 (8.62%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (8.62%) TDD
6 5 (8.62%) ITIL
7 4 (6.90%) OO
7 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
7 4 (6.90%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) SQL
2 16 (27.59%) Java
3 9 (15.52%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) Perl
5 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
6 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
7 4 (6.90%) Korn
7 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.17%) C
8 3 (5.17%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.72%) Uniface
10 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.72%) CCNP
3 1 (1.72%) CCNA
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.72%) SLA
1 1 (1.72%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) vSphere
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Control-M
2 7 (12.07%) Nagios
2 7 (12.07%) NetBackup
2 7 (12.07%) Cacti
2 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds Orion
2 7 (12.07%) Salt
2 7 (12.07%) Opsview
2 7 (12.07%) Graphite
3 2 (3.45%) yum
3 2 (3.45%) Puppet
4 1 (1.72%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (1.72%) SCOM
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 40 (68.97%) Oracle
2 25 (43.10%) IBM
3 18 (31.03%) Sybase
4 13 (22.41%) Red Hat
5 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 9 (15.52%) VMware
7 8 (13.79%) TIBCO
7 8 (13.79%) Cisco
7 8 (13.79%) Veritas
8 7 (12.07%) webMethods
8 7 (12.07%) Teradata
8 7 (12.07%) SolarWinds
9 6 (10.34%) Remedy
10 3 (5.17%) HP
10 3 (5.17%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.72%) Rapid7
11 1 (1.72%) F5
11 1 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (1.72%) McAfee
11 1 (1.72%) Perforce
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