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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 596 563 565
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +2
Contract jobs citing Informix 16 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.021% 0.050%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.14% 0.095% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £288 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% -21.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £279 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £335 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £365
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00

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
11836 11541 12128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.27% 21.91% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 7321 7137 7011
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 £265 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 199 306
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.00 £27.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +12.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.04 £17.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

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
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 August 2014.

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 30 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 28 August 2014. 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 -7 16 £400 +39.13% 10
London +12 5 £425 +47.82% 4
West Midlands - 5 £400 -
Yorkshire +6 2 - -
North West -4 2 £425 - 4
South East -6 2 £300 +11.11% 2
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 3
Hampshire - 1 £300 - 2
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Grimsby - - - -
Immingham - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 2
Leeds - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 25 (64.10%) UNIX
2 20 (51.28%) Oracle
3 19 (48.72%) Linux
4 18 (46.15%) SQL
5 12 (30.77%) Windows
6 11 (28.21%) Perl
7 10 (25.64%) MySQL
7 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 9 (23.08%) Migration
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) Sybase
9 8 (20.51%) DB2
9 8 (20.51%) Banking
10 7 (17.95%) IBM
11 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) Control-M
12 5 (12.82%) Scrum
12 5 (12.82%) Solaris
12 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
12 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
12 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
12 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
13 4 (10.26%) Database Security
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
13 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
13 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
13 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
13 4 (10.26%) JSON
13 4 (10.26%) TPMS

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 4 (10.26%) CICS
1 4 (10.26%) TPMS
2 3 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.56%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) ATM
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
2 2 (5.13%) DVB
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) Multicast
2 2 (5.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) MySQL
2 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 8 (20.51%) DB2
4 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
5 4 (10.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (7.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (7.69%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (5.13%) ReportNet
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos Analysis Studio
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos Report Studio
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos Framework Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos Transformer
8 1 (2.56%) Oracle OLAP
8 1 (2.56%) DataStage
8 1 (2.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (7.69%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) Toad
4 1 (2.56%) ERwin
4 1 (2.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.56%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.56%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 6 (15.38%) Architect
2 6 (15.38%) DBA
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Informix DBA
3 5 (12.82%) UNIX Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Informix Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Perl Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Broadcast Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (5.13%) SAP Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) EJB
1 4 (10.26%) JavaBeans
1 4 (10.26%) JSON
2 2 (5.13%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (5.13%) HTML
2 2 (5.13%) Ajax
2 2 (5.13%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (5.13%) Rendezvous
2 2 (5.13%) JSP
2 2 (5.13%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) EDI
2 2 (5.13%) CGI
3 1 (2.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) MPEG
1 2 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (5.13%) DTV
1 2 (5.13%) Web 2.0
1 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.13%) Streaming Video
2 1 (2.56%) Tandem
2 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.56%) Market Risk
2 1 (2.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (2.56%) Video on Demand
2 1 (2.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 25 (64.10%) UNIX
2 19 (48.72%) Linux
3 12 (30.77%) Windows
4 5 (12.82%) Solaris
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (10.26%) Windows Vista
6 3 (7.69%) AIX
7 2 (5.13%) HPUX
7 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.56%) Tru64
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.08%) Migration
2 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (12.82%) Scrum
3 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.26%) Data Protection
4 4 (10.26%) TDD
4 4 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
4 4 (10.26%) ETL
4 4 (10.26%) OO
4 4 (10.26%) Database Security
5 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
5 3 (7.69%) Project Management
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Data Management
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Product Management
6 2 (5.13%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) Perl
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) PL/SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) C
5 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 2 (5.13%) Python
6 1 (2.56%) Uniface
6 1 (2.56%) NATURAL
6 1 (2.56%) Java
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISSAP
1 2 (5.13%) Degree
1 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
1 1 (2.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Control-M
2 1 (2.56%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) Oracle
2 9 (23.08%) Sybase
3 7 (17.95%) IBM
4 5 (12.82%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.26%) Remedy
6 3 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (5.13%) CA
7 2 (5.13%) Veritas
7 2 (5.13%) Sun
7 2 (5.13%) SAP
7 2 (5.13%) Cognos
7 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
7 2 (5.13%) StreamServe
8 1 (2.56%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis
8 1 (2.56%) Metastorm
8 1 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.56%) Sophis
8 1 (2.56%) Murex
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