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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 581 542 539
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -3
Contract jobs citing Delphi 19 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.062% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.092% 0.16% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £298 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £221 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £380 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £301
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
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
20730 20692 21644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.29% 38.77% 36.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 13121 12993 12976
Average daily rate £388 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.51% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 575 785
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.90 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 August 2014.

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 30 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 27 August 2014. 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 -25 19 £350 +21.73% 26
South West -29 6 £550 - 6
London -5 5 £375 +56.25% 2
South East -13 4 £315 +14.54% 9
Devon - 4 £575 - 3
Hampshire -8 3 £315 +5.00% 4
Birmingham -2 2 - -
West Midlands -5 2 - - 2
North West - 2 £350 - 1
City of London +23 1 - -
Berkshire +10 1 - - 2
Somerset - 1 - - 1
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Surrey - - - - 3
Warwickshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 2
Wales - - - - 2
Scotland - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
East of England - - - - 4

Delphi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 37 (59.68%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
2 29 (46.77%) Windows
3 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
4 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
5 18 (29.03%) Oracle
5 18 (29.03%) Scrum
6 16 (25.81%) Finance
7 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (20.97%) Degree
9 12 (19.35%) .NET
10 11 (17.74%) C++
11 10 (16.13%) Java
11 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
11 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.13%) OO
11 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
12 8 (12.90%) QA
12 8 (12.90%) SAP
12 8 (12.90%) MS Office
13 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
13 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
14 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
14 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (8.06%) Migration
15 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
15 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
15 5 (8.06%) DirectX
16 4 (6.45%) Project Management
16 4 (6.45%) UNIX

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (3.23%) IIS
1 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.23%) Node.js
1 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.61%) JCAPS
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 7 (11.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.45%) DB2
4 3 (4.84%) MS Access
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.61%) MySQL
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (16.13%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
3 3 (4.84%) TestComplete
3 3 (4.84%) Bugzilla
4 2 (3.23%) JIRA
4 2 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) MSTest
5 1 (1.61%) FitNesse
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.45%) Billing
3 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Publishing
6 1 (1.61%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (69.35%) Developer
2 28 (45.16%) Delphi Developer
3 6 (9.68%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Applications Developer
4 4 (6.45%) Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Architect
4 4 (6.45%) Software Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Technical Architect
5 3 (4.84%) Test Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.23%) Tester
6 2 (3.23%) Software Developer
6 2 (3.23%) UI Programmer
6 2 (3.23%) UI Developer
7 1 (1.61%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (1.61%) Junior Developer
7 1 (1.61%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.61%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.35%) .NET
2 5 (8.06%) DirectX
2 5 (8.06%) .NET Framework
3 4 (6.45%) jQuery
3 4 (6.45%) XML
3 4 (6.45%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (3.23%) MSMQ
4 2 (3.23%) VCL
5 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.61%) XSLT
5 1 (1.61%) ODBC
5 1 (1.61%) ADO
5 1 (1.61%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.61%) CSS
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
5 1 (1.61%) WAMP
5 1 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.61%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.84%) Life Science
2 3 (4.84%) Open Source
2 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) AS400
3 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
3 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.61%) Social Media
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (46.77%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) UNIX
2 4 (6.45%) zOS
3 1 (1.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Scrum
2 14 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (16.13%) OO
4 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
5 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.45%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.45%) Agile Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Automation Testing
8 3 (4.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Manual Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Data Migration
8 3 (4.84%) UML
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 37 (59.68%) C#
2 29 (46.77%) SQL
3 11 (17.74%) C++
4 10 (16.13%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) PL/SQL
5 4 (6.45%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.45%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) Pascal
6 3 (4.84%) VB
7 2 (3.23%) Ada
7 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.23%) C
8 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.61%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.61%) VB6
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (20.97%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.61%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.90%) QA
2 2 (3.23%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (30.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.03%) Oracle
3 8 (12.90%) SAP
4 4 (6.45%) IBM
4 4 (6.45%) Sybase
4 4 (6.45%) Sun
5 2 (3.23%) Cadence
6 1 (1.61%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.61%) Borland
Devon
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - IQ ESM
Posted: 12 days ago