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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sybase PowerBuilder
Rank 569 529 553
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +24
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 18 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.019% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
Average daily rate £375 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £425 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £565 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £600 £325
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +84.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6782 5367 5815
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.42% 11.25% 9.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4327 3422 3405
Average daily rate £375 £383 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.96% -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 129 201
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.30 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.85% +8.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing PowerBuilder within the UK over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

PowerBuilder Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -39 18 £375 -11.76% 1
London -7 13 £375 -11.76%
City of London - 3 - -
South East - 2 £425 -
North West - 1 - - 1
Camberley - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Lancashire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
East of England - - - -

PowerBuilder
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) .NET
3 14 (42.42%) Oracle
4 12 (36.36%) UNIX
5 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 10 (30.30%) Java
7 9 (27.27%) DB2
7 9 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 9 (27.27%) SQL Navigator
7 9 (27.27%) Finance
8 7 (21.21%) OO
9 6 (18.18%) MS Office
9 6 (18.18%) Windows
9 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
10 5 (15.15%) Internet
10 5 (15.15%) ClearQuest
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
10 5 (15.15%) Sybase
10 5 (15.15%) C
10 5 (15.15%) HP
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 5 (15.15%) System Testing

PowerBuilder
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Office
2 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 9 (27.27%) DB2
2 9 (27.27%) SQL Navigator
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.03%) PowerCenter
6 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (15.15%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.03%) LSMW
General
1 9 (27.27%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
5 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 7 (21.21%) SQL Developer
3 7 (21.21%) PL/SQL Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Systems Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Tester
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) OBIEE Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Programmer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.03%) Data Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Development Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Oracle Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (48.48%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.06%) J2EE
4 1 (3.03%) Struts
4 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
4 1 (3.03%) EDI
4 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.03%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (3.03%) BAPI
4 1 (3.03%) Spring
4 1 (3.03%) SAP ALE
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) GWT
4 1 (3.03%) jQuery
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.03%) PMI
2 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) UNIX
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 6 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) OO
2 5 (15.15%) Regression Testing
2 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
2 5 (15.15%) System Testing
2 5 (15.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Migration
4 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) MVC
5 1 (3.03%) CRM
5 1 (3.03%) CAD
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
5 1 (3.03%) Analytics
5 1 (3.03%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.03%) Web Development
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) SQL
2 16 (48.48%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) PL/SQL
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 5 (15.15%) C
6 3 (9.09%) VB
7 1 (3.03%) ABAP
7 1 (3.03%) VBA
7 1 (3.03%) SAPscript
7 1 (3.03%) VB6
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ISEB
3 1 (3.03%) PMP
3 1 (3.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Sybase
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) HP
3 4 (12.12%) Business Objects
4 3 (9.09%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (9.09%) Cognos
5 1 (3.03%) Capita
5 1 (3.03%) Informatica
5 1 (3.03%) SAP