The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 163 211 196
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -15
Contract jobs citing ODBC 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.084% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Median daily rate £725 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.58% -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £425 £300
% change year-on-year
-32.35% +41.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00
ODBC
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1228 1785 1710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.11% 30.16% 29.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1053 1457 1276
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 10
Median hourly rate £20.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.45% -46.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ODBC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ODBC 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 City of London region with a requirement for ODBC.

1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) IBM
3 2 (40.00%) Sun
3 2 (40.00%) J2EE
3 2 (40.00%) JMS
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (40.00%) EJB
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) JSP
3 2 (40.00%) Servlets
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) FpML
3 2 (40.00%) Back Office
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Big Data
2 1 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DataStage
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) OLTP
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Data Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Programmer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Head of Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (40.00%) EJB
2 2 (40.00%) FpML
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) Servlets
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) ADO
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
3 2 (40.00%) MVC
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Balanced Scorecard
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Data Management
4 1 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) Predictive Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) Smoke Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Sun
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
3 1 (20.00%) Alteryx
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Informatica
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) Siebel
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) WorldPay