The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 124 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing ODBC 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.077% 0.041% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£296 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £355
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -15.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ODBC
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
558 535 610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.59% 21.84% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 262 312
Average daily rate £375 £363 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 9
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ODBC across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ODBC across the Berkshire region.

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ODBC
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ODBC across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

ODBC Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ODBC across the Berkshire region.

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +2 1 £358 +2.14%
ODBC
South East

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ODBC also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ODBC.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Introscope
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
2 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) JDBC
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) Toad
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) nmon
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ODBC also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Toad
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) Introscope
1 2 (66.67%) Rational Performance Tester
1 2 (66.67%) JProfiler
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Database Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) MI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) JDBC
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
2 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Usability Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) nmon