The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Informix
England / West Midlands
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Informix 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.18% - -
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £413 - -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills.

Contract Database & Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for database and business intelligence skills 456 679 544
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 20.01% 25.59% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 380 298
Median daily rate £400 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.93% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 9
Median hourly rate £41.00 £16.00 £28.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +156.25% -44.23%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.33% +1.53%  

Informix
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Informix
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Informix in the West Midlands

Informix
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 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
Warwickshire - 3 £405 -
Birmingham - 1 £413 -
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Informix.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Teradata
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Netezza
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (50.00%) Teradata Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Business Development
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Resource Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Basel II
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cognos
1 4 (100.00%) Informatica
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Netezza
2 2 (50.00%) SAP