The table below looks at the statistics for InterBase skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InterBase over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Embarcadero InterBase
Rank 575 - 541
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing InterBase 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.026% - 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate
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£315 - £491
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
11487 11315 10127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.23% 21.58% 22.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 7401 7035 6172
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 £280 £260 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 181 204
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £27.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +25.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £14.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%

InterBase
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing InterBase within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

InterBase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

InterBase
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InterBase within the UK.

InterBase Daily Rate Trend in the UK

InterBase
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InterBase within the UK.

InterBase Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

InterBase
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InterBase within the UK over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
Manchester - - - -
Oldham - - - -
North West - - - -
England - - - -

InterBase
Top 26 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing InterBase 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 InterBase.

1 4 (100.00%) Delphi
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) Firebird
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) MSF
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

InterBase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing InterBase 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 InterBase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Firebird
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (100.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) MSF
3 2 (50.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft