The table below looks at the statistics for Firebird skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebird over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Firebird
Rank - 643 632
Contract jobs citing Firebird 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.008% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11184 12695 12123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.47% 22.99% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7428 8473 8056
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 182
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.53% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

Firebird
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Firebird as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Firebird Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Firebird
Daily Rate Trend

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

Firebird Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Firebird
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Firebird Hourly Rate Trend in the UK