The table below looks at the statistics for Informix skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 566 561 540
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -21
Contract jobs citing Informix 34 34 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.061% 0.062% 0.029%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.28% 0.29% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 14 8
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£370 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £414 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £309 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.24% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - -

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
12283 11838 10449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.01% 21.73% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8003 7500 6308
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 190 221
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.50 £15.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.55 £55.00 £42.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.00%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informix within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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 0 30 £370 +10.44% 5
North West -11 11 £386 -8.03% 1
South East -3 7 £333 +10.83%
Cheshire - 7 £375 -
West Yorkshire - 7 £370 - 1
Yorkshire - 7 £370 - 1
Scotland -8 4 £369 +26.60%
Berkshire - 4 £325 -
Reading - 4 £325 -
London -7 3 £300 -6.25% 3
Leeds - 3 £370 - 1
East Midlands -4 2 £330 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £300 -
Surrey - 2 £333 -
City of London +2 1 - -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Edinburgh -4 1 £388 +40.90%
Knutsford - 1 £368 -
Chester - 1 £375 -
Nottingham - 1 £330 -
Woking - 1 £350 -
Leicestershire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £330 -
Farnborough - 1 - -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 42 (68.85%) Oracle
2 33 (54.10%) SQL
3 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
4 30 (49.18%) Finance
5 19 (31.15%) Java
5 19 (31.15%) RDBMS
5 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
6 18 (29.51%) UNIX
7 17 (27.87%) IBM
8 16 (26.23%) MySQL
9 15 (24.59%) Windows
10 13 (21.31%) DB2
11 11 (18.03%) SAN
11 11 (18.03%) TDD
12 10 (16.39%) NAS
12 10 (16.39%) Internet
12 10 (16.39%) Migration
12 10 (16.39%) Teradata
12 10 (16.39%) .NET
12 10 (16.39%) AIX
13 9 (14.75%) Linux
13 9 (14.75%) CSS
13 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
13 9 (14.75%) HTML
13 9 (14.75%) Apache
13 9 (14.75%) SOA
13 9 (14.75%) Data Migration
14 8 (13.11%) Data Cleansing
14 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
14 8 (13.11%) JSON

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.75%) Apache
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 7 (11.48%) IBM HTTP Server
2 7 (11.48%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
3 5 (8.20%) Node.js
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) SAN
2 10 (16.39%) NAS
2 10 (16.39%) Internet
3 7 (11.48%) HTTP
4 6 (9.84%) Firewall
5 1 (1.64%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (52.46%) SQL Server
2 19 (31.15%) RDBMS
2 19 (31.15%) Relational Database
3 16 (26.23%) MySQL
4 13 (21.31%) DB2
5 8 (13.11%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (11.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (9.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (9.84%) Ingres
8 5 (8.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) JIRA
2 7 (11.48%) JUnit
2 7 (11.48%) Mockito
2 7 (11.48%) Selenium
2 7 (11.48%) Cucumber
2 7 (11.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.28%) SonarQube
3 2 (3.28%) Subversion
3 2 (3.28%) Introscope
4 1 (1.64%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (1.64%) NUnit
4 1 (1.64%) MSTest
General
1 30 (49.18%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) General Ledger
3 2 (3.28%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Developer
2 11 (18.03%) DBA
3 9 (14.75%) Java Developer
3 9 (14.75%) Architect
4 8 (13.11%) Data Architect
5 6 (9.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) SQL Server DBA
6 5 (8.20%) SQL DBA
6 5 (8.20%) Perl Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Server Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) Teradata DBA
7 4 (6.56%) Senior UNIX Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) .NET
2 9 (14.75%) CSS
2 9 (14.75%) HTML
3 8 (13.11%) JSON
3 8 (13.11%) Spring
3 8 (13.11%) Web Services
3 8 (13.11%) XML
3 8 (13.11%) SOAP
4 7 (11.48%) XSL
4 7 (11.48%) JDBC
4 7 (11.48%) Servlets
4 7 (11.48%) J2EE
4 7 (11.48%) WSDL
4 7 (11.48%) JAX-RPC
4 7 (11.48%) RESTful
4 7 (11.48%) PowerMock
4 7 (11.48%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.28%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.64%) Struts
6 1 (1.64%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) IBM XIV
1 7 (11.48%) Enterprise Storage
2 6 (9.84%) Clustering
3 5 (8.20%) Replication
4 4 (6.56%) Online Banking
4 4 (6.56%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.28%) Wiki
5 2 (3.28%) Open Source
5 2 (3.28%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.64%) GIS
6 1 (1.64%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.64%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) UNIX
2 15 (24.59%) Windows
3 10 (16.39%) AIX
4 9 (14.75%) Linux
5 6 (9.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.64%) HPUX
7 1 (1.64%) Solaris
7 1 (1.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) TDD
2 10 (16.39%) Migration
3 9 (14.75%) SOA
3 9 (14.75%) Data Migration
4 8 (13.11%) Data Cleansing
4 8 (13.11%) Integration Testing
4 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
4 8 (13.11%) Validation
4 8 (13.11%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (11.48%) Web Application Development
6 6 (9.84%) Database Security
6 6 (9.84%) Change Control
6 6 (9.84%) Procure-to-pay
6 6 (9.84%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.84%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (9.84%) Data Analysis
7 5 (8.20%) OO
7 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) SQL
2 19 (31.15%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 6 (9.84%) Perl
6 5 (8.20%) VB
7 2 (3.28%) AWK
7 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.28%) C
8 1 (1.64%) C#
8 1 (1.64%) MUMPS
8 1 (1.64%) Uniface
8 1 (1.64%) Korn
8 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Degree
2 5 (8.20%) MCDBA
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) vSphere
2 3 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Nagios
1 5 (8.20%) NetBackup
1 5 (8.20%) Cacti
1 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds Orion
1 5 (8.20%) Salt
1 5 (8.20%) Opsview
1 5 (8.20%) Graphite
2 1 (1.64%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (68.85%) Oracle
2 17 (27.87%) IBM
3 10 (16.39%) Teradata
4 8 (13.11%) webMethods
4 8 (13.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (13.11%) VMware
4 8 (13.11%) Sybase
5 7 (11.48%) Cisco
6 5 (8.20%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Veritas
6 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.92%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.92%) F5
8 2 (3.28%) Perforce
8 2 (3.28%) Compuware
9 1 (1.64%) Dell
9 1 (1.64%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.64%) Sun
9 1 (1.64%) Remedy