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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Informix
Rank 639 629 622
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -7
Contract jobs citing Informix 9 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.053% 0.023%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.074% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 7
Median daily rate £400 £438 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £478 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £450 £393
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +14.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
12122 13332 12303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 22.95% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8027 8826 7790
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £379 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 200 201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.55 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.30% +34.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £56.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.32 £33.55 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+8.25% +49.11%

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 28 September 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 8 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 28 September 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 -2 8 £463 +5.71% 3
London -18 4 £325 -18.75% 2
City of London +22 3 £325 -31.57%
Yorkshire +9 3 £600 +60.00% 1
Sheffield - 3 £600 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £600 -
North West +13 1 £225 -30.76%
Cheshire - 1 £225 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
3 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
3 9 (40.91%) DevOps
4 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 8 (36.36%) Ruby
4 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Sybase
5 7 (31.82%) Games
5 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
6 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 5 (22.73%) DB2
7 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) Internet
7 5 (22.73%) Finance
7 5 (22.73%) VMware
7 5 (22.73%) JIRA
7 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
7 5 (22.73%) collectd
7 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
8 4 (18.18%) Confluence
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) High Availability

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 (18.18%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Apache
3 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) HTTP
2 3 (13.64%) Network Security
3 1 (4.55%) BGP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.55%) DNS
3 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) MPLS
3 1 (4.55%) OSPF
3 1 (4.55%) SAN
3 1 (4.55%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) RDBMS
1 9 (40.91%) Relational Database
2 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 5 (22.73%) DB2
4 4 (18.18%) MySQL
5 3 (13.64%) Couchbase
5 3 (13.64%) Data Mining
5 3 (13.64%) MongoDB
5 3 (13.64%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Anywhere
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Git (software)
2 7 (31.82%) Jenkins
3 5 (22.73%) JIRA
4 2 (9.09%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) Toad
5 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.55%) Introscope
5 1 (4.55%) JUnit
5 1 (4.55%) Mockito
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (31.82%) Games
2 5 (22.73%) Finance
3 4 (18.18%) Online Betting
4 3 (13.64%) Marketing
5 2 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (4.55%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Build Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Configuration Manager
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Developer
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.55%) ABAP Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Principal Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Web Services
2 4 (18.18%) REST
2 4 (18.18%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) Dropwizard
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (9.09%) ELK Stack
4 2 (9.09%) Middleware
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) CSS
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) JDBC
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) PowerMock
5 1 (4.55%) Servlets
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Spring
5 1 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Clustering
1 3 (13.64%) RIA
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) CLARiiON
3 1 (4.55%) CMDB
3 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
3 1 (4.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.55%) Fintech
3 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.55%) IBM XIV
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.55%) Symmetrix
3 1 (4.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 8 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (40.91%) DevOps
2 5 (22.73%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) High Availability
4 3 (13.64%) Load Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (13.64%) SDLC
5 2 (9.09%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
1 8 (36.36%) Ruby
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 5 (22.73%) Bash Shell
2 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 4 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.55%) ABAP
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (4.55%) CCDE
3 1 (4.55%) CCIE
3 1 (4.55%) CCNA
3 1 (4.55%) CCNP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.55%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (22.73%) collectd
3 3 (13.64%) NetBackup
4 2 (9.09%) Graphite
4 2 (9.09%) Icinga
4 2 (9.09%) Nagios
4 2 (9.09%) Opsview
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (9.09%) Puppet
5 1 (4.55%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 7 (31.82%) Sybase
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
5 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) F5
6 3 (13.64%) Veritas
7 2 (9.09%) HP
7 2 (9.09%) IBM
7 2 (9.09%) Splunk
8 1 (4.55%) Adobe
8 1 (4.55%) Compuware
8 1 (4.55%) EMC
8 1 (4.55%) Perforce
8 1 (4.55%) Remedy
8 1 (4.55%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.55%) SAP