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 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Informix
UK
Rank 597 615 585
Rank change year-on-year +18 -30  
Contract jobs citing Informix 12 26 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.049% 0.071%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.12% 0.22% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 23
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £346 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £394
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +3.12% +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Informix 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 10183 11784 11924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 22.77% 22.14% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6896 7899 7632
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 130 189 156
Median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% +1.24%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £14.50 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.62 £47.22
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -4.61% -  

Informix
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Informix in the UK

Informix
Top 8 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 3 months to 26 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 +35 12 £413 +3.12% 4
London +32 6 £406 -20.73% 2
West Midlands - 4 £413 -
Warwickshire - 3 £405 -
South East +21 1 £413 +3.12%
Surrey +9 1 £413 +10.00%
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Atherstone - 1 £450 -

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
3 11 (40.74%) Unix
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Sybase
4 9 (33.33%) DB2
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
4 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 7 (25.93%) MySQL
5 7 (25.93%) Migration
6 6 (22.22%) Windows
7 5 (18.52%) Perl
7 5 (18.52%) IBM
7 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
7 5 (18.52%) High Availability
8 4 (14.81%) Network Security
8 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
8 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (14.81%) Informatica
8 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
8 4 (14.81%) Cognos
8 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (14.81%) Web Services
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Teradata
9 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 3 (11.11%) Firewall
9 3 (11.11%) Statistics

Informix
Top Related 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 2 (7.41%) Apache
1 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (7.41%) CMS
1 2 (7.41%) SAS
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (3.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Fredhopper
1 1 (3.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon S3
2 2 (7.41%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
2 2 (7.41%) GitHub
2 2 (7.41%) Loggly
2 2 (7.41%) OpenShift
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) AMQP
3 2 (7.41%) HTTP
3 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 2 (7.41%) SAN
3 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) DB2
2 9 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 9 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (25.93%) MySQL
4 5 (18.52%) Oracle Database
5 4 (14.81%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (14.81%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (11.11%) Hadoop
6 3 (11.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (7.41%) Data Mart
7 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Anywhere
7 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Ant
1 2 (7.41%) Artifactory
1 2 (7.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.41%) Bitbucket
1 2 (7.41%) Cucumber
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.41%) Gradle
1 2 (7.41%) HP UFT
1 2 (7.41%) IntelliJ
1 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.41%) JMeter
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
1 2 (7.41%) Maven
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
1 2 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (7.41%) Subversion
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.41%) TeamCity
1 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) French Language
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) German Language
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (3.70%) iGaming
4 1 (3.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Architect
2 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 3 (11.11%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Informix 4GL Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Informix Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (11.11%) SQL DBA
5 2 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Data Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Database Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Integration Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Perl Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Teradata Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Velocity
2 3 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (7.41%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (7.41%) Kafka
3 2 (7.41%) LAMP
3 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) Moose
3 2 (7.41%) SAML
4 1 (3.70%) Ajax
4 1 (3.70%) CSS
4 1 (3.70%) EJB
4 1 (3.70%) Flash
4 1 (3.70%) HTML
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) JMS
4 1 (3.70%) JSP
4 1 (3.70%) Node.js
4 1 (3.70%) WSDL
4 1 (3.70%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.41%) RIA
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Unix
2 9 (33.33%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Data Transformation
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 3 (11.11%) Open Source
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (11.11%) Statistics
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.41%) Content Management
5 2 (7.41%) E-business
5 2 (7.41%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (7.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (33.33%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) AWK
5 2 (7.41%) Korn
5 2 (7.41%) PHP
5 2 (7.41%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Docker
1 2 (7.41%) LXC
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Ansible
2 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (7.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 9 (33.33%) Sybase
3 5 (18.52%) IBM
4 4 (14.81%) Cognos
4 4 (14.81%) Informatica
4 4 (14.81%) Teradata
5 3 (11.11%) IDERA
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) Netezza
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) Splunk
7 1 (3.70%) ATG
7 1 (3.70%) BEA
7 1 (3.70%) Ciena
7 1 (3.70%) Huawei
7 1 (3.70%) VeriFone
7 1 (3.70%) WorldPay