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 February 2016 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 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
dBASE
Rank - 598 578
Contract jobs citing dBASE 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.027% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £350 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £338 £270
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
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
11440 11053 11185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.24% 21.82% 23.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7707 7170 6776
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 164 225
Average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £13.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £32.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-10.76% +16.07%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
2 3 (37.50%) BC Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
2 3 (37.50%) Equities
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC

dBASE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) NUnit
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business IT Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Data Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) IT Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Market Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Market Data Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Market Data Business Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) OBIEE Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle BI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
1 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Equities
1 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ETL
1 4 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 4 (50.00%) SDLC
1 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (37.50%) Data Mapping
2 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) MVC
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) BC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle