The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Firebird
Rank - 574 578
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% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £210 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £210 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £27.50

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
11961 11783 11416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.48% 22.83% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7819 7247 6647
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 234 298
Average hourly rate £31.00 £28.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.14 £14.00 £15.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £30.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+9.16% -0.82%

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 6 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 23 October 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
Norwich - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Essex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
England - - - -
East of England - - - -