The table below looks at the statistics for dBASE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited dBASE over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
dBASE
Rank 577 562 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing dBASE 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.004% -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.018% 0.018% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£405 £285 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £285 -
% change year-on-year
+8.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11000 10976 9952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.21% 21.92% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7039 6729 6025
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 184 214
Average hourly rate £32.50 £31.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +14.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £31.25 £28.00
% change year-on-year
+10.40% +11.60%

dBASE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

dBASE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

dBASE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing dBASE within the UK.

dBASE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

dBASE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing dBASE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

dBASE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

dBASE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing dBASE within the UK.

dBASE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

dBASE
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing dBASE within the UK over the 3 months to 5 March 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
England -9 2 £405 +35.00%
East of England +6 1 £310 +3.33%
Hertfordshire - 1 £310 -
St Albans - - - -

dBASE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing dBASE 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 dBASE.

1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) PlateSpin
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Microservices
3 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (20.00%) Puppet
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office

dBASE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing dBASE 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 dBASE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Sybase
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
1 2 (40.00%) PlateSpin
1 2 (40.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Nokia