The first table below looks at the demand for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 24 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 North West 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 135 106 124
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Contract jobs citing Informix 1 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.033% 0.37% 0.19%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.17% 1.60% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
Average daily rate £420 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +1.56%
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
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
582 563 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 18.95% 23.29% 22.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 269 365
Average daily rate £345 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.13% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 34
Average hourly rate £38.75 £31.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.00% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £17.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £143.50 £79.00 £33.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Informix
England

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Informix
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Merseyside 0 1 £420 +29.23%
Cheshire - - - -
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSL
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (66.67%) JAX-RPC
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSL
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) JAX-RPC
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Application Development
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase