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

Firebird
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 - 634
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Firebird 6 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% - 0.015%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.058% - 0.066%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £175 - £315
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £315
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

Firebird 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% -  

Firebird
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Firebird in the UK

Firebird
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Firebird in the UK

Firebird
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Firebird in the UK

Firebird
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Firebird 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 - 6 £175 - 2
North West - 3 - -
Lancashire - 3 - -
London - 1 £175 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Doncaster - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 - -

Firebird
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Firebird 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 Firebird.

1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) HTTP
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) Perforce
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Delphi
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) Java RMI
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server

Firebird
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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Big Data
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 3 (50.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 3 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (50.00%) WSDL
2 3 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) EJB
4 1 (16.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) J2EE
4 1 (16.67%) Java RMI
4 1 (16.67%) JMS
4 1 (16.67%) JSF
4 1 (16.67%) JSP
4 1 (16.67%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (16.67%) Struts
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Delphi
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Brainbench
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Perforce
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
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