The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PowerBuilder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerBuilder over the 3 months to 29 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.

Sybase PowerBuilder
UK / England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 567 617 589
Rank change year-on-year +50 -28  
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 10 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.024% 0.018% 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.12% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 10
Median daily rate £503 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.00% -5.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £393 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £425
% change year-on-year - -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PowerBuilder is in the development application 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 development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7296 7264 6373
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.48% 14.62% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4927 4894 4135
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.52% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £560 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 168 118
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

PowerBuilder
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PowerBuilder as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for PowerBuilder in England

PowerBuilder
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerBuilder in England

PowerBuilder
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerBuilder in England

PowerBuilder
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 PowerBuilder within the England region over the 3 months to 29 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 10 £503 +25.62%
PowerBuilder
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (33.33%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) Java
5 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
6 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
6 3 (20.00%) Records Management
6 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (20.00%) ERwin
6 3 (20.00%) EDRMS
6 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 3 (20.00%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (20.00%) Star Schema
6 3 (20.00%) Toad
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Navigator
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) UML
7 2 (13.33%) RUP
7 2 (13.33%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL

PowerBuilder
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 4 (26.67%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) CICS
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
1 2 (13.33%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) EDRMS
2 3 (20.00%) Star Schema
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Navigator
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) MS Access
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) ERwin
1 3 (20.00%) Toad
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) ETL Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ETRM Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Messaging Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) MicroStrategy Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Project Implementation Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.67%) Clustering
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (20.00%) Records Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) RUP
3 2 (13.33%) UML
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) ETRM
4 1 (6.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (6.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
4 2 (13.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) C
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) COBOL
5 1 (6.67%) Korn
5 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO15022
1 1 (6.67%) ISO20022
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) SAP