Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for PowerBuilder skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited PowerBuilder over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

Sybase PowerBuilder
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 832 892
Rank change year-on-year -45 +60 -38
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 11 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.053% 0.076% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
UK median daily rate £369 £505 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.98% +30.32% -1.90%
10th Percentile £314 £423 £363
90th Percentile £418 £558 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

PowerBuilder is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 20,897 17,172 17,075
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.42% 17.96% 15.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,342 11,796 11,608
UK median daily rate £473 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.53% +5.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £310 £300
90th Percentile £613 £594 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +6.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 302 276
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 £42.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.80% -1.65% +13.20%
10th Percentile £26.50 £28.75 £26.38
90th Percentile £53.63 £57.25 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.13 £42.50 £42.25
% change year-on-year -0.88% +0.59% +12.31%

PowerBuilder
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PowerBuilder in the UK

PowerBuilder
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for PowerBuilder in the UK

PowerBuilder
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for PowerBuilder in the UK

PowerBuilder
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 PowerBuilder within the UK over the 6 months to 14 August 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
England -34 9 £363 -28.22% 5
UK excluding London -15 7 £369 - 6
South East - 5 - - 3
London -28 4 £363 -27.86%
Scotland -36 2 £369 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder.

1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) OpenVMS
3 4 (36.36%) Fortran
3 4 (36.36%) CMS
3 4 (36.36%) PVCS
3 4 (36.36%) STL
3 4 (36.36%) Unix
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) C++
3 4 (36.36%) ProC
4 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Time Management
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) OOD
5 2 (18.18%) XSD
5 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
6 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
6 1 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Banking

PowerBuilder
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 4 (36.36%) CMS
2 1 (9.09%) Appian
2 1 (9.09%) LiveLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) ProC
1 4 (36.36%) PVCS
2 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Fortran Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Information Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) XML
2 4 (36.36%) STL
3 2 (18.18%) XSD
4 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) OpenVMS
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) OO
1 2 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (18.18%) OOD
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
1 2 (18.18%) Time Management
1 2 (18.18%) Translating Business Requirements
1 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) OOP
2 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
2 1 (9.09%) System Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) C
2 4 (36.36%) C++
2 4 (36.36%) Fortran
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) PL/SQL
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) OpenText