The first table below looks at the demand for PowerBuilder skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited PowerBuilder over the 3 months to 31 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 Development Applications 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase PowerBuilder
Rank 591 561 560
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -1
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 3 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.018% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.042% 0.15% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Average daily rate
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- £275 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £350
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7079 5903 6128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.94% 11.55% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4550 3699 3587
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £545 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 220
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

PowerBuilder
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing PowerBuilder within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

PowerBuilder Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PowerBuilder
Daily Rate Trend

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

PowerBuilder Daily Rate Trend in the UK

PowerBuilder
Hourly Rate Trend

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

PowerBuilder Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

PowerBuilder
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing PowerBuilder within the UK over the 3 months to 31 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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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
Cardiff -10 2 - - 1
Wales -14 2 - - 1
South Wales -17 2 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
London - - - - 2
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Ormskirk - - - - 2
Skelmersdale - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 2
City of London - - - - 2
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
East of England - - - -
England - - - - 4
South West - - - -
Dunstable - - - -
Brighton - - - -

PowerBuilder
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder.

1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 11 (52.38%) PL/SQL
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
4 10 (47.62%) UNIX
4 10 (47.62%) Linux
5 9 (42.86%) OO
5 9 (42.86%) SQL Navigator
5 9 (42.86%) DB2
5 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
8 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 3 (14.29%) Java
9 2 (9.52%) C++
9 2 (9.52%) J2EE
9 2 (9.52%) VB
9 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
9 2 (9.52%) Web Services
9 2 (9.52%) XML
9 2 (9.52%) UML
9 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (9.52%) Degree
9 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
10 1 (4.76%) WCF

PowerBuilder
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle Database
2 9 (42.86%) DB2
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Navigator
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (23.81%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) .NET Developer
4 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase DBA
5 1 (4.76%) DBA
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Sybase Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Applications Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) J2EE
2 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) Spring
3 1 (4.76%) WCF
3 1 (4.76%) GWT
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) PMI
2 1 (4.76%) Replication
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) UNIX
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (9.52%) UML
3 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.76%) CAD
3 1 (4.76%) Project Management
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
3 1 (4.76%) Web Development
3 1 (4.76%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 11 (52.38%) PL/SQL
3 3 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (9.52%) C++
4 2 (9.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Sybase