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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Firebird
UK
Rank 597 - 622
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Firebird 5 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.010%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.050% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £175 - £320
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £320
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
10011 11624 11657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.36% 22.35% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6802 7829 7509
Median daily rate £439 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 199 169
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 9 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 25 February 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
England - 5 £175 - 1
Lancashire - 3 - -
North West - 3 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
London - 1 £175 -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -

Firebird
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) HTTP
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) Perforce
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Brainbench
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Delphi
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java

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 (60.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (60.00%) Electronics
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 3 (60.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) WSDL
2 3 (60.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) EJB
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) Java RMI
3 1 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (20.00%) JSF
3 1 (20.00%) JSP
3 1 (20.00%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Software Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) UML
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Delphi
2 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Brainbench
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Perforce