The table below looks at the statistics for Informix 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 Informix over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 108 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informix 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% - 0.088%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.16% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Average daily rate
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£400 - £230
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £293 £365
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -19.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Database & Business Intelligence category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
432 462 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.04% 22.24% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 279 260
Average daily rate £330 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 13
Average hourly rate £19.50 £23.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.21% -8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £20.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.15 £37.00 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +8.33%

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Informix across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Informix
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Informix Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informix
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Informix Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Informix
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 Informix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Birmingham - 2 £400 -
Worcestershire - - - -
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Sybase
2 7 (77.78%) MySQL
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (44.44%) DB2
5 4 (44.44%) EJB
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (44.44%) ATM
5 4 (44.44%) LAN
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (44.44%) JavaBeans
5 4 (44.44%) CICS
5 4 (44.44%) Scrum
5 4 (44.44%) TDD
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
5 4 (44.44%) TPMS
5 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Perl
7 2 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 2 (22.22%) SQL

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) CICS
1 4 (44.44%) TPMS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) ATM
1 4 (44.44%) LAN
1 4 (44.44%) VoIP
1 4 (44.44%) WAN
1 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) MySQL
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
3 2 (22.22%) ReportNet
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Analysis Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Report Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos Transformer
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Technical Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) EJB
1 4 (44.44%) JavaBeans
2 2 (22.22%) Ajax
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) CGI
2 2 (22.22%) JSP
2 2 (22.22%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Vista
5 1 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (11.11%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Scrum
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
1 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
3 2 (22.22%) ETL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISSAP
1 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) Sybase
3 2 (22.22%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) CA
3 2 (22.22%) StreamServe
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HP