The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Delphi skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Delphi over the 3 months to 22 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.

Embarcadero Delphi
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 633 628
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5  
Contract jobs citing Delphi 24 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.022% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.057% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 10
Median daily rate £375 £375 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +19.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £269 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £400 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £314
% change year-on-year -3.22% +23.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.75 -

Delphi 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 with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19697 20912 21353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.02% 38.78% 37.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 13450 14393 14265
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 £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 449 441
Median hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% +5.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £14.95 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.55 £48.50 £50.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% +2.77%  

Delphi
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Delphi in the UK

Delphi
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Delphi in the UK

Delphi
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Delphi over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Delphi in the UK

Delphi
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Delphi in the UK

Delphi
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Delphi within the UK over the 3 months to 22 June 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 +53 17 £375 -3.22% 7
Scotland +40 7 £388 +33.62%
South West +13 7 £375 -6.25%
Devon -1 7 £375 -6.25%
Plymouth -16 7 £375 -6.25%
Edinburgh +18 5 £463 +59.48%
Leeds - 5 £325 -
Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £325 -
Hampshire - 3 £388 -
South East - 3 £388 - 3
Farnborough - 2 £388 -
North West +22 1 - -
East of England - 1 £385 -
Fife - 1 £320 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £385 -
Tadley - 1 - -
Salford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Dunfermline - 1 £320 -

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Delphi 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 Delphi.

1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
4 10 (25.64%) Java
4 10 (25.64%) Windows
4 10 (25.64%) XML
4 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
5 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
5 9 (23.08%) .NET
6 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
7 7 (17.95%) Retail
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (15.38%) CSS
8 6 (15.38%) Borland
8 6 (15.38%) MS Access
8 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.82%) jQuery
9 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
9 5 (12.82%) Ajax
9 5 (12.82%) VLAN
9 5 (12.82%) Web Development
9 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
9 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (12.82%) Banking
9 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (12.82%) LAN

Delphi
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 (12.82%) IIS
2 1 (2.56%) JBoss
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (2.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.56%) WildFly
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DHCP
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) Firewall
1 5 (12.82%) Internet
1 5 (12.82%) LAN
1 5 (12.82%) VLAN
1 5 (12.82%) WAN
1 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.56%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.38%) MS Access
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.56%) Big Data
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.56%) Firebird
5 1 (2.56%) InterBase
5 1 (2.56%) MySQL
5 1 (2.56%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 4 (10.26%) Retail Banking
4 3 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Developer
2 9 (23.08%) Delphi Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Project Leader
4 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Credit Risk Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Delphi Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Risk Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Credit Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) HTML
2 10 (25.64%) XML
3 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 6 (15.38%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
5 5 (12.82%) Ajax
5 5 (12.82%) jQuery
6 4 (10.26%) XHTML
7 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.13%) HTML5
7 2 (5.13%) OpenCV
7 2 (5.13%) Web Services
7 2 (5.13%) WPF
8 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.56%) CSS3
8 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.56%) JSF
8 1 (2.56%) Node.js
8 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
8 1 (2.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Credit Risk
2 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.56%) Derivative
3 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Debian
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Software Engineering
2 6 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (12.82%) Data Protection
3 5 (12.82%) Information Governance
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) Web Development
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
5 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.69%) Change Management
5 3 (7.69%) Defect Management
5 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Logistics
6 2 (5.13%) MVC
6 2 (5.13%) SDLC
6 2 (5.13%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) SQL
2 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) Java
4 7 (17.95%) C#
5 5 (12.82%) C++
5 5 (12.82%) Python
6 3 (7.69%) Pascal
7 2 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) Brainbench
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Borland
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle
4 3 (7.69%) Embarcadero
5 2 (5.13%) BEA
5 2 (5.13%) Informatica
5 2 (5.13%) Talend
6 1 (2.56%) Avaya
6 1 (2.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.56%) GENBAND