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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Informix
UK
Rank 585 605 595
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -10
Contract jobs citing Informix 16 31 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.16% 0.27% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 15
Median daily rate £463 £405 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £316 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £498 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £431 £400 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +33.33%
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
10161 11475 11660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.33% 22.42% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6910 7717 7480
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 197 161
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.62 £52.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -

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 27 February 2017.

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 16 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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +8 16 £463 +15.62% 2
London +21 5 £650 +30.00% 1
West Midlands +10 4 £413 -8.33%
Warwickshire - 3 £405 -
Yorkshire +15 2 £575 +52.31% 1
West Yorkshire +9 2 £575 +51.31% 1
Leeds -2 2 £575 +51.31% 1
East Midlands - 2 £113 -
South East +15 1 £413 +61.76%
Surrey +9 1 £413 +17.85%
Somerset +2 1 £475 +11.76%
South West -2 1 £475 +31.94%
Birmingham -3 1 £413 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £113 -
Nottingham - 1 £113 -
Atherstone - 1 £450 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 12 (44.44%) SQL
4 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
5 8 (29.63%) Sybase
6 7 (25.93%) Linux
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Finance
7 6 (22.22%) DB2
7 6 (22.22%) MySQL
7 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (18.52%) Web Services
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (18.52%) Windows
8 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (14.81%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Teradata
9 4 (14.81%) Banking
9 4 (14.81%) Degree
9 4 (14.81%) Cognos
9 4 (14.81%) Informatica
9 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
9 4 (14.81%) Network Security

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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.41%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 2 (7.41%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon S3
2 1 (3.70%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 1 (3.70%) GitHub
2 1 (3.70%) Loggly
2 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
2 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 2 (7.41%) AMQP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
2 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.70%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (3.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
4 6 (22.22%) DB2
4 6 (22.22%) MySQL
4 6 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (18.52%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (14.81%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
7 3 (11.11%) SQL Anywhere
8 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
8 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Toad
2 1 (3.70%) Ant
2 1 (3.70%) Artifactory
2 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.70%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Gradle
2 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) JMeter
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) French Language
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) iGaming
4 1 (3.70%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 5 (18.52%) DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Informix 4GL Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Informix Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.41%) Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Data Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Database Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (11.11%) Velocity
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Moose
4 1 (3.70%) SOAP
4 1 (3.70%) WSDL
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) CMDB
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Fintech
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Unix
2 7 (25.93%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Data Mapping
4 3 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 3 (11.11%) ERP
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Statistics
4 3 (11.11%) Validation
5 2 (7.41%) Change Control
5 2 (7.41%) CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (7.41%) Data Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (11.11%) Java
2 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 3 (11.11%) Perl
2 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
3 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
3 2 (7.41%) VBA
4 1 (3.70%) AWK
4 1 (3.70%) Korn
4 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) LXC
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 8 (29.63%) Sybase
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Cognos
4 4 (14.81%) Informatica
4 4 (14.81%) Teradata
5 3 (11.11%) IDERA
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Netezza
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Veritas
7 1 (3.70%) ATG
7 1 (3.70%) BEA
7 1 (3.70%) Ciena
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy
7 1 (3.70%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
7 1 (3.70%) WorldPay