Period
to 24 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FoxPro (VFP) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FoxPro (VFP) over the 6 months to 24 April 2018 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.

Microsoft Visual FoxPro (VFP)
UK
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 873 835 878
Rank change year-on-year -38 +43 -45
Contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) 7 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.016% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
UK median daily rate £350 £450 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +40.63% +6.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £450 £320
% change year-on-year -22.22% +40.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FoxPro (VFP) 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 43,504 37,358 40,640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.05% 40.96% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,415 25,609 27,739
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £313 £295 £275
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.92% +1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 773 830 982
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +5.19% +10.00%
10th Percentile £16.61 £16.05 £14.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%

FoxPro (VFP)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FoxPro (VFP) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FoxPro (VFP) in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FoxPro (VFP).

Contractor daily rate trend for FoxPro (VFP) in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FoxPro (VFP).

Contractor hourly rate trend for FoxPro (VFP) in the UK

FoxPro (VFP)
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) within the UK over the 6 months to 24 April 2018. 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
UK excluding London -13 7 £350 -22.22% 3
England -41 7 £350 -22.22% 4
North of England - 5 £350 - 2
North West - 5 £350 - 2
East of England - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FoxPro (VFP) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for FoxPro (VFP).

1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) HPUX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) MS Access
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic Integration
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO
1 5 (71.43%) SUSE
1 5 (71.43%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
1 5 (71.43%) Conflict Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP ALM
1 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing

FoxPro (VFP)
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 (71.43%) Apache
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (71.43%) Tomcat
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic
1 5 (71.43%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MS Access
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Database
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) FoxPro Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (71.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) HPUX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Conflict Management
1 5 (71.43%) Non-Functional Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
1 5 (71.43%) TIBCO