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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Embarcadero Delphi
Rank 564 541 508
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Contract jobs citing Delphi 25 22 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.043% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 44
Average daily rate
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£320 £296 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.01% -15.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £296 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.01% -8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £24.70 £20.13 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.70 £20.13 -
% change year-on-year
+22.73% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20259 19499 20772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 38.13% 35.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12962 12072 12402
Average daily rate £388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £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 414 559 791
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £16.72 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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 29 July 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Delphi within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Delphi Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 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 -2 23 £320 +6.66% 19
South East -8 8 £320 +6.66% 1
Hampshire -5 6 £318 +5.83%
South West -31 4 £308 - 3
London -7 3 £375 +8.69% 4
Gloucestershire -17 3 £308 - 2
Gloucester - 3 £308 -
Birmingham -4 2 - -
West Midlands -10 2 - - 1
Leeds - 2 - -
North West - 2 £350 - 6
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Surrey -3 1 £400 +52.38% 1
Hertfordshire -6 1 £325 -
East of England -28 1 £325 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Scottish Borders - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - - 2
Norfolk - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
Worcestershire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Leicester - - - - 1

Delphi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 40 (56.34%) C#
2 30 (42.25%) Windows
3 25 (35.21%) SQL
4 23 (32.39%) Scrum
5 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
6 19 (26.76%) .NET
7 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
7 16 (22.54%) Finance
8 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (21.13%) C++
8 15 (21.13%) Degree
9 14 (19.72%) Oracle
10 12 (16.90%) OO
10 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
10 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
11 11 (15.49%) Java
12 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
12 10 (14.08%) DirectX
12 10 (14.08%) TDD
13 9 (12.68%) PHP
14 8 (11.27%) MS Office
14 8 (11.27%) QA
14 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
15 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
15 7 (9.86%) MVC
16 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
16 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
17 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
17 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework

Delphi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (2.82%) IIS
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.82%) Node.js
1 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.41%) JCAPS
Applications
1 8 (11.27%) MS Office
2 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.82%) Internet
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (7.04%) NoSQL
4 4 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.23%) MS Access
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.41%) MySQL
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.41%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (16.90%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.63%) Selenium
3 3 (4.23%) FitNesse
3 3 (4.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.41%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.41%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (22.54%) Finance
2 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Billing
3 4 (5.63%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 2 (2.82%) Legal
6 1 (1.41%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
6 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (78.87%) Developer
2 36 (50.70%) Delphi Developer
3 10 (14.08%) C# Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 5 (7.04%) UI Developer
5 5 (7.04%) UI Programmer
6 4 (5.63%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Applications Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) QA Analyst
7 3 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (4.23%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.82%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (26.76%) .NET
2 10 (14.08%) DirectX
3 5 (7.04%) HTML
3 5 (7.04%) VCL
3 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.04%) .NET Framework
3 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (5.63%) jQuery
4 4 (5.63%) XML
5 2 (2.82%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.41%) REST
6 1 (1.41%) WAMP
6 1 (1.41%) MDX
6 1 (1.41%) WCF
6 1 (1.41%) WPF
6 1 (1.41%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.41%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.41%) OLE
6 1 (1.41%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Blog
3 3 (4.23%) Life Science
4 2 (2.82%) AS400
5 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.41%) Social Media
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.41%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Scrum
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.90%) OO
4 10 (14.08%) TDD
5 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (9.86%) MVC
7 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.04%) OOD
8 5 (7.04%) Migration
9 4 (5.63%) Domain-Driven Design
9 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.63%) CQRS
9 4 (5.63%) Agile Testing
9 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.23%) Data Migration
10 3 (4.23%) UML
11 2 (2.82%) OOP
11 2 (2.82%) ETL
11 2 (2.82%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (56.34%) C#
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 15 (21.13%) C++
4 11 (15.49%) Java
5 10 (14.08%) PL/SQL
6 9 (12.68%) PHP
7 5 (7.04%) JavaScript
7 5 (7.04%) Ruby
8 3 (4.23%) Pascal
8 3 (4.23%) VB
8 3 (4.23%) C
9 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.41%) VB6
10 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.41%) Python
10 1 (1.41%) Ada
10 1 (1.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (21.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.72%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Sybase
3 4 (5.63%) SAP
4 2 (2.82%) Cadence
5 1 (1.41%) Wonderware
5 1 (1.41%) Borland
5 1 (1.41%) Sage
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