The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Programming Languages 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 539 519 546
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +27
Contract jobs citing Delphi 48 25 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.052% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.14% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 19
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £290 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +0.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.95 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £24.50
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20800 17600 21068
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 36.94% 36.88% 34.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 13477 10833 12444
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 629 742
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -61 48 £325 +12.06% 29
London -3 24 £400 +25.00% 1
City of London -2 12 £475 +65.21%
East of England -21 7 - - 2
South East -13 6 £308 +6.03% 10
Cambridgeshire - 6 - - 1
Hampshire +4 4 £308 +6.03% 3
Yorkshire -18 4 £300 - 2
South West -22 4 £338 +22.72% 5
Berkshire -7 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £223 - 6
East Midlands -9 1 - - 2
Bristol -13 1 £375 +36.36%
Derbyshire -17 1 - - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £300 -
Farnborough - 1 £300 - 3
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £300 -
Manchester - 1 £235 - 2
Cheshire - 1 £210 - 2
Reading - 1 - -
Redditch - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Slough - - - -
Solihull - - - -
Stamford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -

Delphi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (40.96%) C#
2 29 (34.94%) Windows
3 25 (30.12%) Scrum
4 23 (27.71%) SQL
5 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
6 20 (24.10%) .NET
7 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
9 14 (16.87%) C++
9 14 (16.87%) Finance
10 12 (14.46%) Oracle
11 11 (13.25%) DirectX
12 10 (12.05%) OO
12 10 (12.05%) Java
12 10 (12.05%) TDD
13 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
13 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
13 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
13 9 (10.84%) ITIL
14 8 (9.64%) MS Office
14 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
14 8 (9.64%) Degree
15 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
15 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
15 7 (8.43%) PHP
15 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
15 7 (8.43%) CRM
15 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
16 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (7.23%) MVC

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.64%) MS Office
2 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) Intranet
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.20%) DTS
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (10.84%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.82%) Selenium
4 3 (3.61%) FitNesse
5 2 (2.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.41%) Subversion
5 2 (2.41%) InstallShield
5 2 (2.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (2.41%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.20%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (16.87%) Finance
2 9 (10.84%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.82%) Billing
4 3 (3.61%) Retail
5 2 (2.41%) Legal
6 1 (1.20%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 62 (74.70%) Developer
2 46 (55.42%) Delphi Developer
3 10 (12.05%) C# Developer
4 6 (7.23%) Systems Support
4 6 (7.23%) Coordinator
5 5 (6.02%) UI Programmer
5 5 (6.02%) UI Developer
5 5 (6.02%) Analyst
5 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (4.82%) Senior C# Developer
6 4 (4.82%) Software Engineer
7 3 (3.61%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Senior QA Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
7 3 (3.61%) QA Analyst
7 3 (3.61%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (3.61%) .NET Developer
7 3 (3.61%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) .NET
2 11 (13.25%) DirectX
3 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.02%) VCL
4 4 (4.82%) XML
4 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.61%) Web Services
6 2 (2.41%) WinForms
6 2 (2.41%) WCF
6 2 (2.41%) JSP
6 2 (2.41%) SOAP
6 2 (2.41%) Struts
6 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.41%) JSON
6 2 (2.41%) RESTful
7 1 (1.20%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.20%) HTML
7 1 (1.20%) ADO
7 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET
7 1 (1.20%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.43%) Computer Science
1 7 (8.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.82%) Blog
3 3 (3.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.20%) Social Media
4 1 (1.20%) NHS
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 29 (34.94%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Solaris
2 2 (2.41%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.12%) Scrum
2 18 (21.69%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (12.05%) OO
3 10 (12.05%) TDD
4 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
4 9 (10.84%) ITIL
5 7 (8.43%) Unit Testing
5 7 (8.43%) CRM
6 6 (7.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.23%) MVC
7 5 (6.02%) OOP
7 5 (6.02%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.02%) OOD
8 4 (4.82%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (4.82%) CQRS
8 4 (4.82%) Agile Testing
8 4 (4.82%) Domain-Driven Design
9 3 (3.61%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.61%) Kanban
10 2 (2.41%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) C#
2 23 (27.71%) SQL
3 14 (16.87%) C++
4 10 (12.05%) Java
5 8 (9.64%) PL/SQL
6 7 (8.43%) PHP
7 6 (7.23%) VB
8 5 (6.02%) C
8 5 (6.02%) Ruby
9 2 (2.41%) PL/1
10 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.20%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.20%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.20%) Python
10 1 (1.20%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) Degree
2 2 (2.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 12 (14.46%) Oracle
3 4 (4.82%) SAP
4 2 (2.41%) Cadence
4 2 (2.41%) Sybase
5 1 (1.20%) Sage
5 1 (1.20%) Borland
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