The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 141 135 110
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -25
Contract jobs citing Informix 12 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.032% 0.34%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.36% 0.17% 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 5
Average daily rate
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£386 £420 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.03% +29.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.64% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - -
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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 North West region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
880 591 551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.70% 19.20% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 346 261
Average daily rate £400 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 18 21
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £136.50 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

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 6 May 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
Cheshire - 8 £375 -
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 14 (93.33%) Oracle
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 8 (53.33%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Spring
3 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
3 8 (53.33%) JSON
3 8 (53.33%) J2EE
3 8 (53.33%) Internet
3 8 (53.33%) HTTP
3 8 (53.33%) WSDL
3 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
3 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 8 (53.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 8 (53.33%) JAX-RPC
3 8 (53.33%) HTML
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (53.33%) JUnit
3 8 (53.33%) CSS
3 8 (53.33%) JDBC
3 8 (53.33%) Servlets
3 8 (53.33%) SOAP
3 8 (53.33%) Web Services
3 8 (53.33%) XML
3 8 (53.33%) XSL
3 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 8 (53.33%) RESTful

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 8 (53.33%) IBM HTTP Server
1 8 (53.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) HTTP
1 8 (53.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
1 8 (53.33%) Mockito
1 8 (53.33%) Cucumber
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 3 (20.00%) Introscope
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (20.00%) SonarQube
3 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 8 (53.33%) Java Developer
3 6 (40.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Database Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Database Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Database Consultant
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (6.67%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) HTML
1 8 (53.33%) J2EE
1 8 (53.33%) CSS
1 8 (53.33%) JDBC
1 8 (53.33%) Servlets
1 8 (53.33%) SOAP
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
1 8 (53.33%) XML
1 8 (53.33%) XSL
1 8 (53.33%) WSDL
1 8 (53.33%) JAX-RPC
1 8 (53.33%) Spring
1 8 (53.33%) JSON
1 8 (53.33%) RESTful
1 8 (53.33%) PowerMock
1 8 (53.33%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Open Source
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (6.67%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) UNIX
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) TDD
1 8 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Web Application Development
3 6 (40.00%) Database Security
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 6 (40.00%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) Waterfall
6 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
7 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
7 1 (6.67%) SIEM
7 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Java
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) Uniface
3 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Oracle
2 8 (53.33%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Sybase
3 6 (40.00%) Teradata
4 3 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 3 (20.00%) Compuware
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Perforce
5 1 (6.67%) McAfee
5 1 (6.67%) Rapid7