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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Informix
UK
Rank 577 602 596
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -6
Contract jobs citing Informix 18 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.032% 0.032%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.18% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 7
Median daily rate £450 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £288
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +39.13%
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
9962 11452 10943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.25% 22.95% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 6660 7668 7164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 217 159
Median hourly rate £35.50 £28.00 £30.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.78% -8.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £54.76 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £26.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+43.39% -18.46%

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 17 January 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 20 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 17 January 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 +21 18 £450 +9.75% 3
West Yorkshire +17 4 £575 +53.33%
Yorkshire +15 4 £575 +53.33%
West Midlands -6 4 £413 -8.33% 1
Warwickshire - 3 £405 - 1
London - 3 £650 -
Leeds +1 2 £575 +53.33%
Halifax - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £375 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £375 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £113 -
North West - 2 £375 - 1
South East +14 1 £413 +157.81% 1
Birmingham -2 1 £413 -8.33%
Nottinghamshire - 1 £113 -
South West - 1 £475 -
Surrey - 1 £413 -
Somerset - 1 £475 -
Nottingham - 1 £113 -
Atherstone - 1 £450 - 1

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 9 (32.14%) Unix
3 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
3 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
4 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 8 (28.57%) MySQL
4 8 (28.57%) Web Services
4 8 (28.57%) Linux
5 7 (25.00%) Sybase
5 7 (25.00%) Migration
5 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
6 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
6 6 (21.43%) Java
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) XML
7 5 (17.86%) DB2
7 5 (17.86%) HTTP
7 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (17.86%) IBM
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (17.86%) Internet
7 5 (17.86%) Clustering
7 5 (17.86%) Network Load Balancing
7 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
7 5 (17.86%) RIA

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 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) Apache
2 2 (7.14%) CMS
2 2 (7.14%) SAS
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Network Security
2 5 (17.86%) HTTP
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
3 2 (7.14%) AMQP
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) LDAP
4 1 (3.57%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) RDBMS
2 9 (32.14%) Relational Database
3 8 (28.57%) MySQL
3 8 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
4 6 (21.43%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (17.86%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (17.86%) DB2
5 5 (17.86%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (10.71%) Couchbase
7 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
7 3 (10.71%) MongoDB
7 3 (10.71%) SQL Anywhere
8 2 (7.14%) Data Mart
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Toad
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (10.71%) Games
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
3 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.57%) Electronics
4 1 (3.57%) French Language
4 1 (3.57%) iGaming
4 1 (3.57%) Online Betting
4 1 (3.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Architect
2 6 (21.43%) Developer
3 5 (17.86%) DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Informix 4GL Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Informix Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.71%) SQL DBA
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Data Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Database Architect
6 2 (7.14%) Database Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Teradata Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Business Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Web Services
2 6 (21.43%) XML
3 4 (14.29%) REST
4 3 (10.71%) Dropwizard
4 3 (10.71%) Middleware
4 3 (10.71%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (10.71%) Velocity
5 2 (7.14%) Kafka
5 2 (7.14%) LAMP
6 1 (3.57%) .NET
6 1 (3.57%) Ajax
6 1 (3.57%) CSS
6 1 (3.57%) EJB
6 1 (3.57%) Flash
6 1 (3.57%) HTML
6 1 (3.57%) J2EE
6 1 (3.57%) JMS
6 1 (3.57%) Node.js
6 1 (3.57%) WSDL
6 1 (3.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Clustering
1 5 (17.86%) RIA
2 3 (10.71%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Statistics
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 2 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.57%) CMDB
4 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Fintech
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Unix
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) High Availability
2 7 (25.00%) Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Network Load Balancing
4 4 (14.29%) Data Transformation
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
4 4 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Data Architecture
5 3 (10.71%) Data Mapping
5 3 (10.71%) Data Modelling
5 3 (10.71%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 3 (10.71%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (10.71%) Validation
6 2 (7.14%) Business Development
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.14%) Change Control
6 2 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 2 (7.14%) PHP
4 2 (7.14%) PL/SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.14%) VBA
5 1 (3.57%) Perl
5 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.14%) NetBackup
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Sybase
3 5 (17.86%) IBM
4 4 (14.29%) Cognos
4 4 (14.29%) Informatica
4 4 (14.29%) Teradata
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco
5 3 (10.71%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) IDERA
6 2 (7.14%) Netezza
6 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
6 2 (7.14%) SAP
6 2 (7.14%) Veritas
7 1 (3.57%) ATG
7 1 (3.57%) BEA
7 1 (3.57%) Ciena
7 1 (3.57%) Huawei
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.57%) Remedy
7 1 (3.57%) VeriFone