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 3 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 197 189 211
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing ODBC 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.069% 0.087% 0.058%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.29% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Average daily rate
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£425 £475 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -9.52%
UK excluding London average daily rate £235 £300 £358
% change year-on-year
-21.58% -16.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
- -41.05%
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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
1718 1714 2036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.44% 29.78% 29.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1394 1303 1592
Average daily rate £440 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 27
Average hourly rate £24.23 £20.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.19% -50.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.72 £16.00 £27.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £32.01 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

ODBC
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

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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

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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 3 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) CMS
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Analytics
3 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (37.50%) OLE
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Taleo
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
5 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Taleo
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) JDBC
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) OLE
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ETL
1 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) HL7
1 1 (12.50%) DICOM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
1 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft