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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 599 631 639
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Contract jobs citing Informix 15 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.14% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Median daily rate £388 £425 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +25.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £450 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +63.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
11129 12677 12105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.45% 23.05% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 7386 8470 8029
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 £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 180
Median hourly rate £38.00 £24.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.10% -18.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.50 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £25.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+52.00% -25.37%

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 10 December 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 15 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 10 December 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 +17 15 £388 -8.82% 3
London +6 5 £350 -17.64%
Yorkshire +25 4 £575 +35.29% 2
West Yorkshire +23 4 £575 +35.29% 2
North West +1 3 £375 +11.11% 1
City of London - 3 £300 -
Liverpool - 3 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 3 £375 - 1
Leeds +19 2 £575 +35.29% 2
East Midlands +3 2 £113 -67.39%
Halifax - 2 - -
Nottingham - 1 £113 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
South West - 1 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £113 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 8 (36.36%) Oracle
3 8 (36.36%) Web Services
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 7 (31.82%) XML
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Linux
4 7 (31.82%) High Availability
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
5 6 (27.27%) Internet
6 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 5 (22.73%) Clustering
6 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (22.73%) RIA
6 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
6 5 (22.73%) HTTP
6 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
6 5 (22.73%) Sybase
6 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
6 5 (22.73%) Network Security
7 4 (18.18%) REST
7 4 (18.18%) Windows
7 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports

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 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Fredhopper
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (27.27%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) HTTP
2 5 (22.73%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) AMQP
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (36.36%) MySQL
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (22.73%) NoSQL
4 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
6 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Anywhere
7 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
7 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
8 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Toad
2 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.55%) Introscope
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (4.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) Mockito
2 1 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Games
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) iGaming
4 1 (4.55%) Online Betting
4 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) DBA
4 4 (18.18%) Oracle DBA
5 3 (13.64%) Informix 4GL Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Informix Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Data Integration Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Database Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Principal Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (31.82%) XML
3 4 (18.18%) REST
4 3 (13.64%) Dropwizard
4 3 (13.64%) Middleware
4 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (9.09%) CSS
5 2 (9.09%) HTML
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) Kafka
5 2 (9.09%) LAMP
5 2 (9.09%) Velocity
6 1 (4.55%) .NET
6 1 (4.55%) EJB
6 1 (4.55%) JDBC
6 1 (4.55%) JSP
6 1 (4.55%) Node.js
6 1 (4.55%) PowerMock
6 1 (4.55%) Servlets
6 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
1 5 (22.73%) RIA
2 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.64%) Statistics
3 2 (9.09%) Data Integration
4 1 (4.55%) CMDB
4 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Fintech
4 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 7 (31.82%) Linux
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) High Availability
2 5 (22.73%) Load Testing
2 5 (22.73%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Content Management
4 3 (13.64%) Data Mapping
4 3 (13.64%) ERP
4 3 (13.64%) Open Source
4 3 (13.64%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (13.64%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Data Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) ETL
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) PHP
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
4 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.09%) VBA
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 3 (13.64%) Cisco
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) IDERA
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 2 (9.09%) Veritas
5 1 (4.55%) Adobe
5 1 (4.55%) ATG
5 1 (4.55%) BEA
5 1 (4.55%) Compuware
5 1 (4.55%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Perforce
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) VeriFone
5 1 (4.55%) WorldPay