The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 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.

dBASE
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 603 - 640
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing dBASE 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% - 0.004%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.049% - 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Median daily rate £465 - £405
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 - £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 - £310
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 10282 11885 12104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.81% 22.18% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6965 7982 7762
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
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 129 187 159
Median hourly rate £34.24 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.04 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.62 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +6.52% -  

dBASE
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for dBASE in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for dBASE in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for dBASE in the UK

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Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing dBASE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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
England - 5 £465 -
London - 3 £485 -
South West - 2 £440 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £440 -

dBASE
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for dBASE.

1 6 (100.00%) HTML
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
2 5 (83.33%) Google
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 5 (83.33%) VoIP
2 5 (83.33%) Apache Qpid
2 5 (83.33%) GoogleTest
2 5 (83.33%) CMake
2 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle ODI
2 5 (83.33%) Docker
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) AMQP
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) Confluence
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared

dBASE
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (83.33%) Apache Qpid
1 5 (83.33%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) AMQP
1 5 (83.33%) VoIP
1 5 (83.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle BI EE
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Bitbucket
1 5 (83.33%) CMake
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) GoogleTest
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Valgrind
2 3 (50.00%) VTune
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Applications Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Applications Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) HTML
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (83.33%) ETL
2 1 (16.67%) BDD
2 1 (16.67%) Coaching
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (83.33%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft