The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 575 563 553
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -10
Contract jobs citing Informix 15 7 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.014% 0.054%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.064% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 18
Average daily rate
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£425 £288 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.82% -22.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £277 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £340 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Database & Business Intelligence Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
11551 11007 11929
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.59% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7154 6720 7018
Average daily rate £400 £393 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 224 308
Average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.79
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +0.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £51.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 24 July 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 24 July 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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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 -7 15 £425 +47.82% 7
London +10 7 £438 +52.17% 2
South East -10 3 £300 +11.11%
Yorkshire +4 2 - - 3
City of London - 2 £425 -
North West - 2 £425 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £400 - 1
Birmingham - 1 £400 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £425 - 1
Fife - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lincolnshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 3
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Chester - - - - 1
Epsom - - - -
Grimsby - - - -
Immingham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 3
East Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Watford - - - -
South West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East of England - - - -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) UNIX
3 18 (36.73%) Oracle
4 17 (34.69%) Perl
5 16 (32.65%) Linux
6 13 (26.53%) Migration
7 12 (24.49%) Finance
8 9 (18.37%) MySQL
9 8 (16.33%) Windows
9 8 (16.33%) Sybase
9 8 (16.33%) JSON
10 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
10 7 (14.29%) Software Architecture
10 7 (14.29%) Control-M
10 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
10 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 7 (14.29%) OO
10 7 (14.29%) IBM
11 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (12.24%) XML
11 6 (12.24%) HTML
11 6 (12.24%) PHP
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (10.20%) Banking
12 5 (10.20%) Data Management
12 5 (10.20%) Ajax
12 5 (10.20%) Web 2.0
12 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 5 (10.20%) Change Management
12 5 (10.20%) Java

Informix
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) SAP ERP
2 1 (2.04%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
1 2 (4.08%) Ethernet
1 2 (4.08%) DVB
2 1 (2.04%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) MySQL
2 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
2 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) DB2
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (6.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos Analysis Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Cognos Transformer
5 2 (4.08%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.08%) ReportNet
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle OLAP
6 1 (2.04%) OLAP
6 1 (2.04%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) JIRA
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) Toad
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.04%) ERwin
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.04%) Rational Rose
General
1 12 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (36.73%) Developer
2 8 (16.33%) UNIX Developer
3 7 (14.29%) Informix Developer
4 6 (12.24%) DBA
5 5 (10.20%) Informix DBA
6 4 (8.16%) Applications Support
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Perl Developer
7 3 (6.12%) SAP Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 3 (6.12%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.08%) Broadcast Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Support Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Systems Integrator
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) JSON
2 6 (12.24%) XML
2 6 (12.24%) HTML
3 5 (10.20%) Ajax
3 5 (10.20%) JSP
3 5 (10.20%) CGI
4 3 (6.12%) EDI
5 1 (2.04%) Middleware
5 1 (2.04%) .NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ODBC
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (2.04%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Web 2.0
2 2 (4.08%) MPEG
2 2 (4.08%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.08%) DTV
3 1 (2.04%) Tandem
3 1 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.04%) Replication
3 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
3 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) UNIX
2 16 (32.65%) Linux
3 8 (16.33%) Windows
4 5 (10.20%) Solaris
5 4 (8.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.12%) AIX
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.04%) Tru64
8 1 (2.04%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) Migration
2 7 (14.29%) Software Architecture
2 7 (14.29%) OO
3 6 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.20%) Data Management
4 5 (10.20%) Change Management
4 5 (10.20%) DevOps
4 5 (10.20%) Use Case
4 5 (10.20%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.16%) Product Management
5 4 (8.16%) Database Security
5 4 (8.16%) Data Modelling
5 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.12%) ETL
6 3 (6.12%) ERP
6 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.12%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) SQL
2 17 (34.69%) Perl
3 7 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 5 (10.20%) Java
6 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.16%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.08%) Python
7 2 (4.08%) C
8 1 (2.04%) VB
8 1 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.04%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) Control-M
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Sybase
3 7 (14.29%) IBM
4 4 (8.16%) Red Hat
5 3 (6.12%) SAP
5 3 (6.12%) ClickSoftware Technologies
6 2 (4.08%) Sun
6 2 (4.08%) HP
6 2 (4.08%) Veritas
6 2 (4.08%) Cognos
6 2 (4.08%) Remedy
6 2 (4.08%) StreamServe
7 1 (2.04%) Sophis
7 1 (2.04%) Metastorm
7 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.04%) Murex
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.04%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.04%) Wall Street Systems