The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Informix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 30 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.

IBM Informix
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 564 608 571
Rank change year-on-year +44 -37  
Contract jobs citing Informix 12 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.13% 0.14% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 21
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Informix 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 9586 11153 10907
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 22.83% 22.32% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6521 7561 7125
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 154 148
Median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £15.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -  

Informix
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Informix as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Job vacancy trend for Informix in England

Informix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informix in England

Informix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informix in England

Informix
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the England region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +37 7 £406 -20.73% 1
West Midlands - 4 £413 -
Informix
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 14 (51.85%) Oracle
3 12 (44.44%) Unix
4 10 (37.04%) Linux
4 10 (37.04%) Sybase
4 10 (37.04%) DB2
4 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
4 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
5 8 (29.63%) SQL
6 7 (25.93%) MySQL
6 7 (25.93%) Migration
7 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 6 (22.22%) Perl
8 5 (18.52%) IBM
8 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
8 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
8 5 (18.52%) High Availability
9 4 (14.81%) Network Security
9 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
9 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (14.81%) Finance
9 4 (14.81%) Teradata
9 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (14.81%) Informatica
9 4 (14.81%) Cognos
9 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
10 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
10 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

Informix
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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Loggly
2 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (11.11%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) AMQP
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) DB2
2 10 (37.04%) RDBMS
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
7 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
8 1 (3.70%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Gradle
1 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) French Language
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) iGaming
4 1 (3.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 7 (25.93%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Informix 4GL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Informix Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Perl Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Database Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Moose
1 3 (11.11%) Velocity
1 3 (11.11%) Web Services
1 3 (11.11%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (7.41%) Kafka
2 2 (7.41%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) SAML
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) EJB
3 1 (3.70%) Flash
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) J2EE
3 1 (3.70%) JMS
3 1 (3.70%) JSP
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) WSDL
3 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Unix
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 3 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) ITIL
4 3 (11.11%) OO
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
4 3 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (29.63%) SQL
2 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) Korn
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) AWK
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) LXC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Oracle
2 10 (37.04%) Sybase
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Cognos
4 4 (14.81%) Informatica
4 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) Teradata
5 3 (11.11%) IDERA
6 2 (7.41%) Netezza
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) ATG
7 1 (3.70%) BEA
7 1 (3.70%) Ciena
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
7 1 (3.70%) WorldPay