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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Informix
Rank 575 570 568
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Informix 28 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.23% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 9 6
Average daily rate
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£369 £400 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.81% +39.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £340 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £470 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £363 £323
% change year-on-year
+8.96% +12.40%
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
12384 11404 10577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.48% 21.23% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8114 7101 6358
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 176 223
Average hourly rate £28.41 £28.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.32% +3.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £13.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.00

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
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 2 July 2015.

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 18 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 2 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 28 £369 -7.81% 8
London +6 11 £300 -29.41% 5
Yorkshire -12 7 £395 - 1
West Yorkshire - 7 £395 - 1
Canary Wharf - 6 £300 -
North West -13 5 £376 -11.47%
South East -21 5 £480 +60.00% 1
Cheshire -1 3 £334 -21.47%
Berkshire +8 2 £480 -
Hampshire 0 2 £420 +40.00%
City of London -4 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £480 -
Farnborough - 2 £420 -
Leeds - 2 £395 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 1 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £300 -
Knutsford - 1 £368 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 48 (68.57%) Oracle
2 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 31 (44.29%) SQL
4 28 (40.00%) Finance
5 24 (34.29%) UNIX
6 23 (32.86%) RDBMS
6 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
7 22 (31.43%) MySQL
8 19 (27.14%) Java
8 19 (27.14%) IBM
9 18 (25.71%) DB2
10 17 (24.29%) Windows
11 16 (22.86%) Sybase
12 15 (21.43%) Linux
13 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
14 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
15 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
15 11 (15.71%) .NET
15 11 (15.71%) SAN
15 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
15 11 (15.71%) JIRA
16 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 10 (14.29%) TDD
16 10 (14.29%) webMethods
16 10 (14.29%) Migration
16 10 (14.29%) Firewall
16 10 (14.29%) Teradata
16 10 (14.29%) Perl
16 10 (14.29%) SOAP

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 7 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.00%) Node.js
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 6 (8.57%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.86%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (11.43%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (1.43%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.71%) SAN
2 10 (14.29%) Firewall
3 9 (12.86%) NAS
3 9 (12.86%) Internet
4 6 (8.57%) HTTP
5 3 (4.29%) Multicast
6 1 (1.43%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 23 (32.86%) RDBMS
2 23 (32.86%) Relational Database
3 22 (31.43%) MySQL
4 18 (25.71%) DB2
5 10 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (11.43%) Oracle Reports
6 8 (11.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (8.57%) Ingres
8 4 (5.71%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
11 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) JIRA
2 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
3 6 (8.57%) Selenium
3 6 (8.57%) Mockito
3 6 (8.57%) Cucumber
3 6 (8.57%) JUnit
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.43%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (1.43%) Introscope
5 1 (1.43%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) MSTest
General
1 28 (40.00%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) General Ledger
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Developer
2 10 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 10 (14.29%) Architect
3 8 (11.43%) Java Developer
3 8 (11.43%) Perl Developer
4 6 (8.57%) UNIX Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) DBA
4 6 (8.57%) Senior UNIX Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Teradata DBA
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.86%) Database Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) SQL DBA
8 2 (2.86%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.71%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) SOAP
3 8 (11.43%) HTML
3 8 (11.43%) CSS
4 7 (10.00%) Web Services
4 7 (10.00%) XML
4 7 (10.00%) Spring
4 7 (10.00%) JSON
5 6 (8.57%) RESTful
5 6 (8.57%) PowerMock
5 6 (8.57%) JAX-RS
5 6 (8.57%) XSL
5 6 (8.57%) WSDL
5 6 (8.57%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (8.57%) JDBC
5 6 (8.57%) J2EE
5 6 (8.57%) Servlets
6 4 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
6 4 (5.71%) REST
6 4 (5.71%) Moose
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Enterprise Storage
1 9 (12.86%) IBM XIV
2 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.29%) Online Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Replication
4 2 (2.86%) Clustering
4 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.43%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.43%) HACMP
5 1 (1.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) UNIX
2 17 (24.29%) Windows
3 15 (21.43%) Linux
4 10 (14.29%) AIX
5 9 (12.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Solaris
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) Android
7 1 (1.43%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 12 (17.14%) Data Modelling
3 10 (14.29%) SOA
3 10 (14.29%) Migration
3 10 (14.29%) TDD
4 9 (12.86%) Data Migration
4 9 (12.86%) SDLC
5 8 (11.43%) Data Cleansing
5 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (11.43%) Validation
5 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
5 8 (11.43%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 7 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 7 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 7 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (8.57%) Procure-to-pay
7 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (8.57%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (44.29%) SQL
2 19 (27.14%) Java
3 10 (14.29%) Perl
4 9 (12.86%) PHP
5 8 (11.43%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
7 4 (5.71%) Korn
7 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.86%) AWK
8 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.86%) C
8 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) VB
9 1 (1.43%) Uniface
9 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (2.86%) MCDBA
2 2 (2.86%) CCNP
2 2 (2.86%) CCNA
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.00%) vSphere
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (10.00%) Nagios
1 7 (10.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (10.00%) Cacti
1 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (10.00%) Salt
1 7 (10.00%) Opsview
1 7 (10.00%) Graphite
2 3 (4.29%) Control-M
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 48 (68.57%) Oracle
2 19 (27.14%) IBM
3 16 (22.86%) Sybase
4 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (15.71%) Red Hat
5 10 (14.29%) Teradata
5 10 (14.29%) webMethods
6 9 (12.86%) Cisco
6 9 (12.86%) VMware
7 7 (10.00%) Veritas
7 7 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.71%) HP
9 3 (4.29%) TIBCO
9 3 (4.29%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.86%) F5
10 2 (2.86%) Remedy
11 1 (1.43%) McAfee
11 1 (1.43%) Perforce
11 1 (1.43%) Sun
11 1 (1.43%) Compuware
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