Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Informix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Informix over the 6 months to 19 October 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.

IBM Informix
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 876 826
Rank change year-on-year +24 -50 +27
Contract jobs citing Informix 19 23 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.055%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.086% 0.096% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 15 34
UK median daily rate £395 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.25% +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £300
90th Percentile £525 £610 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £475 £420
% change year-on-year -16.84% +13.10% +5.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
UK median hourly rate - - £43.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £43.43

Informix is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 22051 23933 26541
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.19% 22.49% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 15923 17416
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £308 £281 £263
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 273 393 397
UK median hourly rate £30.00 £29.53 £28.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.61% +4.98% +12.50%
10th Percentile £13.67 £10.60 £12.65
90th Percentile £54.75 £49.75 £52.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year +14.04% -3.39% +31.11%

Informix
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Informix in the UK

Informix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informix in the UK

Informix
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Informix over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Informix in the UK

Informix
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informix in the UK

Informix
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 Informix within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 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
UK excluding London +43 17 £395 -16.84% 2
England +27 12 £395 -1.25% 2
Scotland - 7 £395 -
South East - 7 £395 - 1
London +10 3 £613 +104.17%
Midlands - 2 £300 -
East of England - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (36.84%) Database Tuning
3 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 7 (36.84%) Database Security
4 5 (26.32%) PostGIS
4 5 (26.32%) Unix
4 5 (26.32%) DB2
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) Sybase
5 4 (21.05%) Solaris
5 4 (21.05%) Remedy
5 4 (21.05%) Internet
5 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
5 4 (21.05%) Coaching
6 3 (15.79%) DevOps
6 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (15.79%) GIS
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Sun
6 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) Finance

Informix
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 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 1 (5.26%) FTP
2 1 (5.26%) MPLS
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 7 (36.84%) MongoDB
3 5 (26.32%) DB2
4 3 (15.79%) GIS
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (10.53%) Spatial Data
6 1 (5.26%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) PVCS
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Manufacturing
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
1 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
3 5 (26.32%) Database Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Informix Developer
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (10.53%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Informix Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) PostgreSQL Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Support Technician
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.26%) DBA
6 1 (5.26%) ETL Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Progress Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior DBA
6 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) PostGIS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.26%) Blog
1 1 (5.26%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Solaris
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Database Security
1 7 (36.84%) Database Tuning
2 4 (21.05%) Coaching
3 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 2 (10.53%) Data Entry
5 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 1 (5.26%) Data Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) Data Migration
5 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) ETL
5 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.26%) Release Management
5 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
3 1 (5.26%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
1 3 (15.79%) Sun Certification
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) Remedy
2 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 3 (15.79%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Avaya
4 1 (5.26%) Citrix
4 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel
4 1 (5.26%) Progress
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Teradata
4 1 (5.26%) VMware