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 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.

Embarcadero Delphi
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 591 630 597
Rank change year-on-year +39 -33  
Contract jobs citing Delphi 14 18 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.033% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 22
Median daily rate £363 £375 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +19.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £283 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £348
UK excluding London median daily rate £406 £375 £315
% change year-on-year +8.33% +19.04%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £39.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 - £40.00

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 18650 20508 19874
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 41.23% 38.10% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12836 14058 12875
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 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 423 474 406
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.28% +10.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.87 £15.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.65 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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

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Top 19 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 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
England +43 11 £350 -6.66% 21
South West -13 4 - - 4
Edinburgh - 3 £463 -
Scotland - 3 £463 - 1
South East +16 2 - - 6
Wiltshire - 2 - - 1
West Midlands - 2 £363 -
London - 2 £175 - 3
Chippenham - 2 - - 1
North West +30 1 £350 +48.93% 5
Berkshire +28 1 - -
Hampshire +11 1 - - 5
Somerset - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 - -
Birkenhead - 1 £350 -
Merseyside - 1 £350 -
Reading - 1 - -
Tadley - 1 - - 1
Yeovil - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
3 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 11 (33.33%) Borland
5 10 (30.30%) Embarcadero
5 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
5 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (27.27%) WPF
6 9 (27.27%) MVC
7 8 (24.24%) Logistics
8 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (15.15%) C#
9 5 (15.15%) Windows
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) C++
11 3 (9.09%) HTML
11 3 (9.09%) Oracle
11 3 (9.09%) UML
11 3 (9.09%) Pascal
11 3 (9.09%) Retail
12 2 (6.06%) Banking
12 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
12 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
12 2 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
12 2 (6.06%) QA
12 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk

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 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
1 1 (3.03%) SMS
1 1 (3.03%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) RDBMS
3 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.03%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) Firebird
4 1 (3.03%) InterBase
4 1 (3.03%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 3 (9.09%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 12 (36.36%) Delphi Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) Delphi Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Risk Manager
6 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Supply Chain Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) WPF
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
5 1 (3.03%) EJB
5 1 (3.03%) Hibernate
5 1 (3.03%) HTML5
5 1 (3.03%) J2EE
5 1 (3.03%) Java RMI
5 1 (3.03%) JMS
5 1 (3.03%) jQuery
5 1 (3.03%) JSF
5 1 (3.03%) JSP
5 1 (3.03%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.03%) Spring
5 1 (3.03%) Struts
5 1 (3.03%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Credit Risk
1 2 (6.06%) FMCG
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Derivative
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) MVC
2 8 (24.24%) Logistics
3 7 (21.21%) Software Engineering
4 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.09%) UML
6 2 (6.06%) Defect Management
6 2 (6.06%) OO
6 2 (6.06%) OOP
6 2 (6.06%) Reverse Engineering
6 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
6 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.03%) B2B
7 1 (3.03%) SDLC
7 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.03%) TDD
7 1 (3.03%) Time Management
7 1 (3.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) C#
3 4 (12.12%) C++
4 3 (9.09%) Pascal
5 2 (6.06%) Java
5 2 (6.06%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.03%) C
6 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 1 (3.03%) Brainbench
2 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Borland
3 10 (30.30%) Embarcadero
4 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) GENBAND
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