The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 651 617 618
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Contract jobs citing Informix 10 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.056% 0.027%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.083% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 19 7
Median daily rate £475 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.43 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £43.43 -

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
12105 13213 12031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 23.14% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8069 8622 7432
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 191 200
Median hourly rate £29.88 £27.78 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.55% +1.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £16.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £52.17 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.25 £28.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% -

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Informix as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Informix
Daily Rate Trend

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Informix
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Informix Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Informix
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -24 10 £475 +26.66% 2
Yorkshire +1 6 £575 +44.65% 1
Leeds +6 4 £475 +19.49% 1
West Yorkshire -1 4 £475 +19.49% 1
Cheshire +1 3 £225 -25.00%
North West 0 3 £225 -25.00% 1
Northwich -1 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £638 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £638 -
London -17 1 £285 -15.55%

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (32.35%) VMware
6 10 (29.41%) RDBMS
6 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
6 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
6 10 (29.41%) DevOps
7 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
7 9 (26.47%) Games
7 9 (26.47%) Ruby
8 8 (23.53%) Internet
8 8 (23.53%) Windows
8 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
9 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
9 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
9 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
9 7 (20.59%) High Availability
9 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
9 7 (20.59%) Perl
10 6 (17.65%) IBM
10 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (17.65%) JIRA
11 5 (14.71%) Server Monitoring

Informix
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Confluence
1 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) JBoss
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (8.82%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
2 5 (14.71%) DNS
3 4 (11.76%) DHCP
3 4 (11.76%) Skype
4 2 (5.88%) BGP
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (5.88%) EIGRP
4 2 (5.88%) Firewall
4 2 (5.88%) HTTP
4 2 (5.88%) MPLS
4 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 2 (5.88%) OSPF
4 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 1 (2.94%) FWSM
5 1 (2.94%) HSRP
5 1 (2.94%) PABX
5 1 (2.94%) VRRP
5 1 (2.94%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) MongoDB
1 10 (29.41%) RDBMS
1 10 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Database
3 7 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (14.71%) DB2
4 5 (14.71%) MySQL
5 3 (8.82%) NoSQL
5 3 (8.82%) Spatial Data
6 2 (5.88%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Git (software)
2 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 6 (17.65%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) ERwin
6 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Hudson
6 1 (2.94%) Introscope
6 1 (2.94%) JUnit
6 1 (2.94%) Mockito
6 1 (2.94%) Selenium
6 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.94%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 9 (26.47%) Games
2 4 (11.76%) Online Betting
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Architect
3 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Database Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Broadcast Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Build Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Data Modeller
5 2 (5.88%) Database Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Database Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Java Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Java Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Principal Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Database Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Virtualisation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) HTML
1 3 (8.82%) jBPM
1 3 (8.82%) PostGIS
1 3 (8.82%) RabbitMQ
1 3 (8.82%) XML
2 2 (5.88%) Dropwizard
2 2 (5.88%) ELK Stack
2 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) REST
2 2 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (2.94%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) J2EE
3 1 (2.94%) JDBC
3 1 (2.94%) LAMP
3 1 (2.94%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) PowerMock
3 1 (2.94%) Servlets
3 1 (2.94%) Spring
3 1 (2.94%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Clustering
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (5.88%) IBM XIV
2 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) RIA
2 2 (5.88%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
3 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Symmetrix
3 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
2 14 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Windows
4 7 (20.59%) Windows Server
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
6 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) DevOps
3 7 (20.59%) High Availability
4 5 (14.71%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.76%) Migration
6 3 (8.82%) BPMN
6 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
6 3 (8.82%) Database Security
6 3 (8.82%) ITIL
6 3 (8.82%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.82%) Performance Management
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Signal Processing
6 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
6 3 (8.82%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (8.82%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) Converged Infrastructure
7 2 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) Ruby
3 7 (20.59%) Bash Shell
3 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
3 7 (20.59%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) ABAP
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.88%) CCIE
2 2 (5.88%) CCNP
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.94%) CCDE
3 1 (2.94%) CCNA
3 1 (2.94%) CCSP
3 1 (2.94%) CISSP
3 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) Data Quality
2 2 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) XenApp
2 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.94%) vCloud
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (14.71%) collectd
3 4 (11.76%) Graphite
3 4 (11.76%) Nagios
3 4 (11.76%) Opsview
4 3 (8.82%) Puppet
4 3 (8.82%) XenMobile
5 2 (5.88%) Cacti
5 2 (5.88%) Icinga
5 2 (5.88%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.94%) Grafana
6 1 (2.94%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (2.94%) Salt
6 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) Oracle
2 18 (52.94%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) VMware
4 6 (17.65%) IBM
5 5 (14.71%) Cisco
5 5 (14.71%) Sybase
6 4 (11.76%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) F5
6 4 (11.76%) HP
6 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 3 (8.82%) Akamai
7 3 (8.82%) Aspera
7 3 (8.82%) Signiant
7 3 (8.82%) Sun
8 2 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 2 (5.88%) Splunk
8 2 (5.88%) Teradata
8 2 (5.88%) Veritas
9 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.94%) Mitel