The table below looks at the statistics for Delphi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Delphi over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 603 593 552
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -41
Contract jobs citing Delphi 28 19 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.034% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.092% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £600 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £36.40 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +185.49%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.40 £12.75
% change year-on-year
- +185.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
22652 20755 20424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.13% 37.29% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 15246 13137 12847
Average daily rate £400 £388 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -1.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 415 566
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £15.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £64.20 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

Delphi
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Delphi within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Delphi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Delphi
Daily Rate Trend

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

Delphi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Delphi
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delphi within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Delphi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Delphi
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Delphi Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Delphi
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delphi within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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 -34 15 £338 -3.57% 14
Wales - 13 £325 -
Carmarthenshire - 7 £325 -
West Wales - 7 £325 -
Carmarthen - 6 £325 -
South Wales - 5 £325 -
East of England - 5 £338 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £338 -
London +2 4 £350 -6.66% 2
South West -6 4 - - 2
Wiltshire - 4 - - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £363 -
Bradford - 2 - -
Bradford-on-Avon - 2 - -
Berkshire -2 1 £450 -
South East -33 1 £450 +42.85% 3
Leeds - 1 £363 -
Ilford - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £450 -
Cambridge - 1 £338 -

Delphi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Delphi 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 Delphi.

1 26 (56.52%) SQL
2 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (32.61%) SDLC
3 13 (28.26%) C#
3 13 (28.26%) HTML
4 12 (26.09%) .NET
4 12 (26.09%) Windows
4 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (26.09%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
5 11 (23.91%) OOP
5 11 (23.91%) OO
5 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
5 11 (23.91%) Firebird
6 10 (21.74%) NHS
7 9 (19.57%) C++
8 8 (17.39%) Oracle
8 8 (17.39%) Pascal
8 8 (17.39%) MVC
8 8 (17.39%) InterBase
8 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.39%) WCF
8 8 (17.39%) Entity Framework
9 7 (15.22%) Razor View Engine
9 7 (15.22%) MVVM
9 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (15.22%) WPF
9 7 (15.22%) jQuery

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Delphi 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 Delphi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Drupal
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) SMS
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
2 1 (2.17%) Intranet
2 1 (2.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 11 (23.91%) RDBMS
2 11 (23.91%) Firebird
2 11 (23.91%) Relational Database
3 8 (17.39%) InterBase
4 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) NUnit
1 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.17%) SilkPerformer
General
1 3 (6.52%) Back Office
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (63.04%) Developer
2 13 (28.26%) Delphi Developer
3 9 (19.57%) .NET Developer
4 7 (15.22%) WPF Developer
5 6 (13.04%) Software Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Delphi Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Delphi Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.35%) Programmer
9 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Consultant
9 1 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) HTML
2 12 (26.09%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.39%) WCF
3 8 (17.39%) Entity Framework
4 7 (15.22%) Razor View Engine
4 7 (15.22%) WPF
4 7 (15.22%) jQuery
5 4 (8.70%) XML
6 3 (6.52%) SOAP
7 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.17%) CSS
8 1 (2.17%) XHTML
8 1 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.17%) Web Services
8 1 (2.17%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.74%) NHS
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) PKI
4 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) SDLC
2 12 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) Scrum
3 11 (23.91%) OOP
3 11 (23.91%) OO
4 8 (17.39%) MVC
5 7 (15.22%) Unit Testing
5 7 (15.22%) MVVM
6 5 (10.87%) UML
7 4 (8.70%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.52%) Migration
8 3 (6.52%) ITIL
8 3 (6.52%) SOA
8 3 (6.52%) Service Management
8 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Data Migration
9 2 (4.35%) ETL
9 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.17%) Unified Process
10 1 (2.17%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) SQL
2 13 (28.26%) C#
3 11 (23.91%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) C++
5 8 (17.39%) Pascal
6 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) C
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.17%) VB6
8 1 (2.17%) Ruby
8 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.17%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.70%) Borland
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe
4 3 (6.52%) Sun
4 3 (6.52%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Micro Focus
5 1 (2.17%) Axway
5 1 (2.17%) DevExpress
London
Aqute
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Excellent market rates paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 7 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago