The table below looks at the statistics for FoxPro (VFP) skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FoxPro (VFP) over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP)
Rank 583 566 552
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -14
Contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 12 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.031% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.057% 0.082% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 1
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +170.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £325 -
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £11.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.25

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20975 19538 18709
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 38.02% 37.86% 37.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14282 12430 11439
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 442 572 738
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.56% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.95 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

FoxPro (VFP)
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

FoxPro (VFP) Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Daily Rate Trend

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

FoxPro (VFP) Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

FoxPro (VFP) Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FoxPro (VFP) Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Top 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England -40 6 £250 -23.07% 1
South East -19 3 £410 - 1
East of England -19 1 £225 -4.25%
West Midlands -20 1 £275 -15.38%
Colchester - 1 £225 -
Dorking - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £410 -
Essex - 1 £225 -
Hampshire - 1 £410 - 1
Surrey - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
St Neots - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Leeds - - - -
London - - - -
Mansfield - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -

FoxPro (VFP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FoxPro (VFP) 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 FoxPro (VFP).

1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (33.33%) CRM
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) Migration
3 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
4 5 (27.78%) Release Management
4 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
4 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (27.78%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) SUSE
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) ISEB
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) ETL
4 5 (27.78%) FTP
4 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Integration
4 5 (27.78%) TIBCO
4 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
4 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
4 5 (27.78%) HPUX
4 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 5 (27.78%) Apache
4 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
4 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
4 5 (27.78%) MS Access
4 5 (27.78%) .NET

FoxPro (VFP)
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FoxPro (VFP) 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 FoxPro (VFP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic Integration
1 5 (27.78%) SharePoint
1 5 (27.78%) Apache
1 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
1 5 (27.78%) WebLogic
1 5 (27.78%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
1 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) PrintSoft PReS
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP CRM
1 1 (5.56%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (72.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) MS Access
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Developer
1 6 (33.33%) Analyst
1 6 (33.33%) Data Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Non-Functional Tester
3 3 (16.67%) FoxPro Developer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Systems Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) N-Tier
2 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) SUSE
1 5 (27.78%) HPUX
1 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) CRM
1 6 (33.33%) Migration
1 6 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Release Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Security Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) ETL
3 4 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 4 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Document Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Cleansing
4 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) VB
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
1 5 (27.78%) ISEB
1 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) HP
2 5 (27.78%) TIBCO
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
3 1 (5.56%) SAP
3 1 (5.56%) Informatica