The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sybase PowerBuilder
Rank 608 611 569
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -42
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 20 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.005% 0.018%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.26% 0.042% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 4
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£300 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 - £275
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 Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7592 7069 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.33% 12.92% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 4540 3681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
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 3 August 2015.

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 6 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 3 August 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
London - 12 £400 -
England - 12 £400 - 8
Scotland +3 7 £300 -
Edinburgh +2 6 £300 -
City of London - 5 £394 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

PowerBuilder
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 17 (39.53%) Finance
4 16 (37.21%) Oracle
5 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
5 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
8 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
8 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
8 9 (20.93%) VBA
8 9 (20.93%) OpenText
8 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
8 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
9 7 (16.28%) SAP
9 7 (16.28%) C#
9 7 (16.28%) ISEB
9 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
10 6 (13.95%) LiveLink
11 5 (11.63%) TIBCO
11 5 (11.63%) HP
11 5 (11.63%) SQL Navigator
11 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
11 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (11.63%) SDLC
12 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (9.30%) MS Office
12 4 (9.30%) .NET
12 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi

PowerBuilder
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 6 (13.95%) LiveLink
2 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI
1 2 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (4.65%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Navigator
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.33%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (39.53%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Games
3 1 (2.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
1 25 (58.14%) PowerBuilder Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Tester
5 2 (4.65%) SAP Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Training Manager
5 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
6 1 (2.33%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Systems Test Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Training Consultant
6 1 (2.33%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) Cutover Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) J2EE
2 1 (2.33%) SOAP
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) OLE
2 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) E-Learning
3 1 (2.33%) Wiki
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) UNIX
1 1 (2.33%) AIX
1 1 (2.33%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
3 7 (16.28%) Integration Testing
4 5 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (11.63%) Test Automation
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
5 3 (6.98%) System Testing
5 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 2 (4.65%) Change Management
6 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
6 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 1 (2.33%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.33%) Identity Management
7 1 (2.33%) ITIL
7 1 (2.33%) ERP
7 1 (2.33%) Project Management
7 1 (2.33%) Scrum
7 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (65.12%) SQL
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) PL/SQL
3 9 (20.93%) T-SQL
3 9 (20.93%) VBA
4 7 (16.28%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) ISEB
1 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Oracle
2 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) OpenText
4 7 (16.28%) SAP
5 5 (11.63%) HP
5 5 (11.63%) TIBCO
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
6 2 (4.65%) Sybase
7 1 (2.33%) Cognos
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) Cyber-Ark