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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 196 216 220
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Contract jobs citing ODBC 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.014% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.046% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
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£475 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £315 £250
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.75
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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
1755 2157 2177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.75% 29.76% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1636 1692
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £296 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 9
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -16.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ODBC across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Data Management
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) International Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (40.00%) Replication
3 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) JDBC
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (60.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (40.00%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle OWB
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Mart
4 1 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (20.00%) DataStage
4 1 (20.00%) QualityStage
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) International Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DBA
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) JDBC
2 1 (20.00%) MEAP
2 1 (20.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
1 2 (40.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ETL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Database Security
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) SOA
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) B2B
3 1 (20.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) BMC PATROL
1 2 (40.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (40.00%) BMC
3 1 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (20.00%) IBM