The first table below looks at the demand for Firebird skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Firebird over the 3 months to 22 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebird
Rank - 552 590
Contract jobs citing Firebird 0 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.028% 0.002%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - 0.13% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 13 1
Average daily rate
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- £290 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £290 £375
% change year-on-year
- -22.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11222 10991 11884
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.14% 21.61% 20.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6943 6688 6961
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 225 295
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.85 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -

Firebird
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Firebird within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Firebird
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebird within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
Saffron Walden - - - - 1
Essex - - - - 2
England - - - - 2
East of England - - - - 2

Firebird
Top 8 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Firebird 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 Firebird.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

Firebird
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Firebird 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 Firebird. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Bloomberg