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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebird
UK
Rank 590 - 607
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firebird 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.030% - 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £55.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
9954 11379 10951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.19% 22.76% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6652 7645 7124
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 £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 223 163
Median hourly rate £38.00 £27.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.18% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.20 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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

Firebird
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebird within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
England - 3 - -

Firebird
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firebird also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Firebird.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Firebird
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Spring
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) WSDL
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Perforce