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 3 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 143 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Informix 4 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.11% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.52% 0.51% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate
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£363 £420 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £420 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £420 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £9.32
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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
772 593 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.45% 21.49% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 459 337 323
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £210 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 19
Average hourly rate £46.09 £33.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.66% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £16.57 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £130.60 £39.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JDBC
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSL
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Online Banking
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (75.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) HTTP
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Mockito
1 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Introscope
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (25.00%) J2EE Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) JDBC
1 3 (75.00%) Servlets
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) XSL
1 3 (75.00%) WSDL
1 3 (75.00%) JAX-RPC
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) RESTful
1 3 (75.00%) PowerMock
1 3 (75.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) TDD
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) Web Application Development
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Uniface
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Compuware
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Perforce