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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 591 555 560
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing Delphi 26 35 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.066% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 27
Average daily rate
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£550 £294 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.23% -8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £319 £310
% change year-on-year
+72.54% +2.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £12.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+194.11% -60.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £12.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+194.11% -60.76%

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
21031 20492 21357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.76% 38.90% 37.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13654 13068 12619
Average daily rate £390 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 411 553 751
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -24 26 £550 +109.52% 33
South West -24 11 £594 - 7
Devon - 9 £600 - 1
South East -13 6 £325 +30.00% 5
London +6 4 £308 +36.66% 3
Hampshire -10 3 £335 +5.09% 3
City of London +30 2 £308 -34.22%
Cheshire +6 2 £350 -
North West -9 2 £350 +40.00% 8
West Midlands -17 2 - - 3
Berkshire +17 1 - -
Surrey -2 1 £208 -13.54% 2
Kent - 1 - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - - 1
North Yorkshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Somerset - - - - 3
Staffordshire - - - - 1
Bath - - - - 1
Bridgend - - - - 1
Camberley - - - - 1
Cambridge - - - - 1
Chippenham - - - -
Coventry - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
Derby - - - -
Dudley - - - -
Exeter - - - - 1

Delphi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 33 (67.35%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 26 (53.06%) Oracle
4 25 (51.02%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (30.61%) Finance
5 15 (30.61%) Java
6 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
6 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
7 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
9 10 (20.41%) OO
9 10 (20.41%) MS Office
9 10 (20.41%) UNIX
10 9 (18.37%) IBM
10 9 (18.37%) Sun
10 9 (18.37%) zOS
10 9 (18.37%) SAP
10 9 (18.37%) DB2
10 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
10 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
11 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (16.33%) .NET
11 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
12 7 (14.29%) Scrum
13 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (12.24%) QA

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (4.08%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.08%) IIS
1 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.08%) Node.js
1 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) JCAPS
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Office
2 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Summit
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.37%) DB2
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (6.12%) MS Access
6 2 (4.08%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (2.04%) Big Data
7 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (2.04%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (22.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.16%) Selenium
2 4 (8.16%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (6.12%) TestComplete
3 3 (6.12%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.08%) JIRA
5 1 (2.04%) MSTest
5 1 (2.04%) SilkTest
5 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 15 (30.61%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (59.18%) Developer
2 16 (32.65%) Delphi Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Architect
4 5 (10.20%) Oracle Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Applications Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Graduate C# Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Test Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Web Applications Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Junior C# Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Graduate Developer
8 1 (2.04%) Delphi Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) .NET
2 4 (8.16%) HTML
2 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
2 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 3 (6.12%) XML
4 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.08%) MSMQ
4 2 (4.08%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) REST
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.04%) WAMP
5 1 (2.04%) MDX
5 1 (2.04%) Ajax
5 1 (2.04%) LAMP
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Open Source
1 5 (10.20%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.16%) Mainframe
2 4 (8.16%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.04%) Data Extraction
4 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.04%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.04%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 9 (18.37%) zOS
4 1 (2.04%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (24.49%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (20.41%) OO
3 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.37%) TOGAF
3 9 (18.37%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (16.33%) Process Improvement
5 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (10.20%) UML
7 5 (10.20%) OOP
7 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
8 4 (8.16%) ITSM
8 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Data Architecture
8 4 (8.16%) Change Control
9 3 (6.12%) Automation Testing
9 3 (6.12%) Information Assurance
9 3 (6.12%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (67.35%) C#
2 32 (65.31%) SQL
3 15 (30.61%) Java
4 13 (26.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (10.20%) C++
6 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 4 (8.16%) Ada
7 3 (6.12%) PHP
7 3 (6.12%) Pascal
8 2 (4.08%) VB
8 2 (4.08%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.04%) VB6
9 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 5 (10.20%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.12%) ISEB
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (53.06%) Oracle
2 25 (51.02%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.37%) IBM
3 9 (18.37%) Sun
3 9 (18.37%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) Sybase
5 1 (2.04%) Wonderware
5 1 (2.04%) Siebel
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Rate: £350 per day + doe
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