The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
dBASE
Rank 587 560 588
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +28
Contract jobs citing dBASE 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.009% 0.027% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£440 £225 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.55% -19.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £225 £280
% change year-on-year
+95.55% -19.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11544 11043 11993
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.13% 21.60% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7152 6738 7069
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 214 308
Average hourly rate £28.99 £30.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.36% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.36 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £51.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 15 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) EAI
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Local Government

dBASE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSD
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) EAI
1 2 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle