The table below looks at the statistics for JDBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JDBC over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 70 78 48
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -30
Contract jobs citing JDBC 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.25% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.39% 0.87% 4.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
251 343 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.37% 28.09% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 180 69
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

JDBC
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

JDBC Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

JDBC
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

JDBC Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JDBC 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 JDBC.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 21 (95.45%) Spring
2 21 (95.45%) iBATIS
2 21 (95.45%) XML
3 13 (59.09%) JUnit
3 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
3 13 (59.09%) TDD
3 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
3 13 (59.09%) XML Schema
3 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
4 12 (54.55%) JMS
5 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
5 11 (50.00%) jMock
5 11 (50.00%) Mockito
6 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) CSS
6 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
7 8 (36.36%) Perl
7 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
7 8 (36.36%) JSP
7 8 (36.36%) Struts
7 8 (36.36%) J2EE
7 8 (36.36%) Oracle
7 8 (36.36%) XSLT
7 8 (36.36%) UNIX
7 8 (36.36%) OO

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing JDBC 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 JDBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (36.36%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) JUnit
2 12 (54.55%) FitNesse
3 11 (50.00%) jMock
3 11 (50.00%) Mockito
4 8 (36.36%) CruiseControl
4 8 (36.36%) Selenium
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
1 22 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) XML
1 21 (95.45%) iBATIS
1 21 (95.45%) Spring
2 13 (59.09%) XML Schema
2 13 (59.09%) Hibernate
3 12 (54.55%) JMS
4 9 (40.91%) CSS
5 8 (36.36%) JSP
5 8 (36.36%) Struts
5 8 (36.36%) J2EE
5 8 (36.36%) XSLT
5 8 (36.36%) Ajax
5 8 (36.36%) Spring MVC
5 8 (36.36%) Spring Web Flow
5 8 (36.36%) GWT
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
6 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
6 1 (4.55%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) TDD
2 13 (59.09%) Pair Programming
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (40.91%) Unit Testing
4 8 (36.36%) Web Application Development
4 8 (36.36%) OO
4 8 (36.36%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 8 (36.36%) Shell Script
3 8 (36.36%) Perl
3 8 (36.36%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) VCP4
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Oracle