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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 122 - 128
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ODBC 7 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% - 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% - 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £388 - £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £228 £300
% change year-on-year
+53.67% -24.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £52.50
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
489 610 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.59% 21.62% 19.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 306 379 312
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.75 £35.75 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.93% +74.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reading - 7 £388 -
ODBC
South East

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) ADO
2 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
2 9 (90.00%) XML
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) XML Schema
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) OLE
2 9 (90.00%) OLE DB
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
2 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 9 (90.00%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 9 (90.00%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (90.00%) Autofac
2 9 (90.00%) Big Data
2 9 (90.00%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (90.00%) Datazen
3 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (70.00%) Remedy

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) FTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) Big Data
1 9 (90.00%) Datazen
1 9 (90.00%) Hadoop
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (10.00%) Introscope
1 1 (10.00%) JProfiler
1 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (10.00%) Rational Performance Tester
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Development Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Development Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Azure Developer
5 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) SQL BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Server BI Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) ADO
1 9 (90.00%) ADO.NET
1 9 (90.00%) Autofac
1 9 (90.00%) Castle Windsor
1 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
1 9 (90.00%) OLE
1 9 (90.00%) OLE DB
1 9 (90.00%) Unity DI Container
1 9 (90.00%) XML
1 9 (90.00%) XML Schema
2 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JDBC
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Open Source
2 8 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) Memory Management
4 4 (40.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) C#
2 9 (90.00%) VB.NET
3 6 (60.00%) C++
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) R
4 5 (50.00%) Scala
4 5 (50.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
1 3 (30.00%) MCSD
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP SiteScope
1 1 (10.00%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Remedy