The first table below looks at the demand for FoxPro (VFP) skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FoxPro (VFP) over the 3 months to 18 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 Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP)
Rank 116 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.084% - 0.089%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.27% - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £265
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
737 590 753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 30.99% 32.21% 33.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 308 375
Average daily rate £320 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 37
Average hourly rate £32.00 £37.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £15.31 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
FoxPro (VFP)
England

FoxPro (VFP)
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

FoxPro (VFP) Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FoxPro (VFP)
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) across the West Midlands region.

FoxPro (VFP) Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FoxPro (VFP)
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) across the West Midlands region.

FoxPro (VFP) Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

FoxPro (VFP)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £300 - 1
Coventry - - - -
Dudley - - - -
FoxPro (VFP)
England

FoxPro (VFP)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing FoxPro (VFP) 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 FoxPro (VFP).

1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) OO
2 4 (57.14%) OOD
2 4 (57.14%) RDF
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
2 4 (57.14%) WCF
2 4 (57.14%) WPF
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

FoxPro (VFP)
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing FoxPro (VFP) 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 FoxPro (VFP). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Integration
2 1 (14.29%) Apache
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Business Systems Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Analyst
3 4 (57.14%) Business Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Systems Developer
4 2 (28.57%) FoxPro Developer
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
1 4 (57.14%) .NET Framework
1 4 (57.14%) WCF
1 4 (57.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) SUSE
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) OO
1 4 (57.14%) OOD
1 4 (57.14%) RDF
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
1 4 (57.14%) Business Analysis
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Release Management
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) PHP
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle