Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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.

Sybase PowerBuilder
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 889 858
Rank change year-on-year +59 -31 -15
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 14 13 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.012% 0.037%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.082% 0.077% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 25
UK median daily rate £505 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.67% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £423 £363 £275
90th Percentile £558 £435 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
UK median hourly rate - £40.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +105.13% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.50

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

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17006 16897 14846
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.86% 15.38% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11615 11503 9634
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £306 £298 £269
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% +5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 327 291 266
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.33% -0.79%
10th Percentile £28.75 £26.25 £21.94
90th Percentile £58.00 £52.50 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing PowerBuilder over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 4 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 26 July 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
England +49 12 £505 +34.67% 1
London +24 11 £503 +25.63%
UK excluding London +62 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing PowerBuilder 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 PowerBuilder.

1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 4 (28.57%) Toad
5 3 (21.43%) ERwin
5 3 (21.43%) Back Office
5 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (21.43%) Star Schema
5 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) Perl
5 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
5 3 (21.43%) C
5 3 (21.43%) C++
5 3 (21.43%) Prime Brokerage
5 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
6 2 (14.29%) R
6 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) S-PLUS

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 1 (7.14%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (14.29%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) Star Schema
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (7.14%) GIS
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
2 3 (21.43%) ERwin
3 1 (7.14%) ClearCase
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Back Office
3 3 (21.43%) Prime Brokerage
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Gloss Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Lead Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) PowerBuilder Developer
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Designer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ETL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) ETRM Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) MicroStrategy Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
2 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (7.14%) Mainframe
3 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Data Modelling
2 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (21.43%) Kimball Methodology
3 2 (14.29%) ETL
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) RUP
3 2 (14.29%) SDLC
3 2 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Database Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) ETRM
4 1 (7.14%) Master Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
4 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) PL/SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 2 (14.29%) R
5 1 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) COBOL
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Teradata