The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FoxPro (VFP) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FoxPro (VFP) over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 582 - 597
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% - 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.006% - 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FoxPro (VFP) is in the programming language 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 programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 17174 19005 18434
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 41.28% 38.47% 37.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11856 13126 12091
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 443 392
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +12.67%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

FoxPro (VFP)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing FoxPro (VFP) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for FoxPro (VFP) in England

FoxPro (VFP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for FoxPro (VFP) in England

FoxPro (VFP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FoxPro (VFP) in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 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 FoxPro (VFP).

1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) Windows

FoxPro (VFP)
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 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (25.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) FoxPro Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) EDI
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) TIBCO