Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 830 850
Rank change year-on-year -21 +20 -10
Contract jobs citing Delphi 26 51 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.049% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.060% 0.12% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 21
UK median daily rate £350 £356 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.75% +9.62% -10.22%
10th Percentile £263 £296 £155
90th Percentile £465 £589 £369
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +9.38% -1.54% -13.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 0
UK median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 -
% change year-on-year -28.57% - -

Delphi is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 43314 42222 43547
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.00% 40.32% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 30261 28989 29461
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £308 £281 £269
90th Percentile £638 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.76% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 805 881 1045
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +0.13% +20.81%
10th Percentile £16.18 £14.34 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +19.05%

Delphi
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Delphi as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 9 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -5 24 £350 +9.38% 5
UK excluding London -6 20 £350 +9.38% 5
South West +2 13 £375 -
London -21 5 £450 +1.12% 1
East of England -9 3 £319 -27.14% 1
South East -7 2 £275 -14.06% 3
North of England +42 1 £350 +12.00%
Scotland -11 1 £450 +16.13% 1
North East - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 10 (38.46%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
6 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 5 (19.23%) C++
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
7 5 (19.23%) Firebird
8 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (15.38%) XML
8 4 (15.38%) PHP
9 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
9 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
9 3 (11.54%) Java
9 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
9 3 (11.54%) CSS
9 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (11.54%) Migration
10 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
10 2 (7.69%) Data Security
10 2 (7.69%) WinForms
10 2 (7.69%) Banking
10 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (7.69%) Intranet
10 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
10 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (11.54%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) Firebird
3 2 (7.69%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Power BI
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) InstallShield
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) Moq
2 1 (3.85%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Developer
2 13 (50.00%) Delphi Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Programmer
4 5 (19.23%) Software Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Delphi Programmer
6 3 (11.54%) Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Tester
7 2 (7.69%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (7.69%) Automation Tester
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Developer
7 2 (7.69%) SQL Programmer
8 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Credit Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) GUI Tester
8 1 (3.85%) HTML CSS Developer
8 1 (3.85%) HTML Developer
8 1 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
8 1 (3.85%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) .NET
1 6 (23.08%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) CSS
4 2 (7.69%) Ajax
4 2 (7.69%) WinForms
4 2 (7.69%) XHTML
5 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
5 1 (3.85%) WPF
5 1 (3.85%) XSD
5 1 (3.85%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) User Experience
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
2 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (38.46%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (11.54%) Migration
2 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
2 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
2 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (7.69%) Data Security
3 2 (7.69%) Functional Testing
3 2 (7.69%) SDLC
3 2 (7.69%) Web Development
4 1 (3.85%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (3.85%) MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Process Improvement
4 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
4 1 (3.85%) RUP
4 1 (3.85%) Scrum
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (3.85%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (53.85%) SQL
2 12 (46.15%) C#
3 5 (19.23%) C++
4 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (7.69%) VB
6 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.85%) C
7 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (7.69%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.85%) Borland
3 1 (3.85%) DevExpress
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle