The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Database & Business Intelligence 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 106 - 104
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Informix 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% - 0.044%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.45% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £23.00
Database & Business Intelligence Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
483 450 503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.17% 23.85% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 225 244
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 15
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.18% +42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.31 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £42.20 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.81%
Informix
England

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 16 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 - 5 £450 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £375 - 2
Informix
England

Informix
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 5 (71.43%) Sybase
2 5 (71.43%) JSP
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
2 5 (71.43%) CGI
2 5 (71.43%) Control-M
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Web 2.0
2 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
2 5 (71.43%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (28.57%) StreamServe
3 2 (28.57%) ReportNet
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
4 1 (14.29%) EDI
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
2 2 (28.57%) ReportNet
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle APEX
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Data Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) HTML
1 5 (71.43%) JSP
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) CGI
1 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 1 (14.29%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Sybase
3 2 (28.57%) StreamServe
3 2 (28.57%) Cognos
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