Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 881 876
Rank change year-on-year +4 -5 -2
Contract jobs citing PowerBuilder 20 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.090% 0.026% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 8
UK median daily rate £388 £550 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.55% +51.62% +20.92%
10th Percentile £316 £525 £287
90th Percentile £443 £575 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £314
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 22,237 19,056 17,034
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.31% 18.60% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15,278 13,309 11,419
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 271 246
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £30.00 £29.00 £22.59
90th Percentile £53.75 £62.00 £55.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 9 December 2018.

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 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 9 December 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 18 £388 - 5
England +4 17 £388 -29.55% 5
South East - 15 £388 - 2
Scotland -13 3 £369 -
London +7 2 £363 -34.09%

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 13 (65.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) XML
4 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) AIX
5 7 (35.00%) MicroStrategy
5 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
5 7 (35.00%) OpenVMS
5 7 (35.00%) Fortran
5 7 (35.00%) Toad
5 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (20.00%) PVCS
6 4 (20.00%) STL
6 4 (20.00%) C
6 4 (20.00%) C++
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) ProC
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) CMS
7 3 (15.00%) SDLC

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 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Appian
2 1 (5.00%) LiveLink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Tricentis Tosca
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI EE
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Discoverer
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Toad
2 4 (20.00%) ProC
2 4 (20.00%) PVCS
3 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Oracle Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Fortran Developer
4 4 (20.00%) PowerBuilder Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Information Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Information Systems Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) XML
2 4 (20.00%) STL
3 2 (10.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (5.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) AIX
1 7 (35.00%) OpenVMS
2 4 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (35.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (35.00%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (15.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.00%) System Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Test Management
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) SQL
2 9 (45.00%) PL/SQL
3 7 (35.00%) Fortran
3 7 (35.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VB
5 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) ISEB
1 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) MicroStrategy
3 2 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) OpenText