The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for dBASE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited dBASE over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

dBASE
UK > England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 639
Contract jobs citing dBASE 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category - - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
England median daily rate - - £400
UK median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

dBASE is in the database and business intelligence skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 9680 10741 12064
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.39% 21.79% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 14278 16260 18628
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
10th Percentile £313 £300 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 290 328
England median hourly rate £31.00 £30.75 £25.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.81% +19.04%  
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £51.00 £52.17
UK median hourly rate £31.25 £31.90 £26.75
% change year-on-year -2.03% +19.25%  

dBASE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing dBASE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for dBASE in England

dBASE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing dBASE in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for dBASE in England

dBASE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing dBASE in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for dBASE in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing dBASE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for dBASE.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) AMQP
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 5 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 5 (100.00%) CMake
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared

dBASE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) Apache Qpid
1 5 (100.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) AMQP
1 5 (100.00%) VoIP
1 5 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 5 (100.00%) CMake
1 5 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Valgrind
2 3 (60.00%) VTune
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Google
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle