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 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
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 86 75 82
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing JDBC 8 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.48% 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.74% 2.70% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JDBC
Scotland

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
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.04% 17.75% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 165 206
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +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 30 April 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Java EE
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
2 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
2 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 6 (75.00%) JBoss
3 6 (75.00%) JPA
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
4 5 (62.50%) BladeLogic
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) JUnit
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Cobertura
4 5 (62.50%) JBehave
4 5 (62.50%) BDD
5 3 (37.50%) XML
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Subversion

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) JBoss
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (25.00%) Confluence
3 2 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) RDBMS
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) DB2
4 2 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Jenkins
2 5 (62.50%) Cobertura
2 5 (62.50%) JBehave
2 5 (62.50%) JUnit
3 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) Ant
4 2 (25.00%) Artifactory
4 2 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
4 2 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) Gradle
4 2 (25.00%) Grunt
4 2 (25.00%) gulp
4 2 (25.00%) Hudson
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) TeamCity
4 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Java EE
2 7 (87.50%) SOAP
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) JPA
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) JSON
5 3 (37.50%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JSP
6 2 (25.00%) Servlets
7 1 (12.50%) Drools
7 1 (12.50%) EJB
7 1 (12.50%) jBPM
7 1 (12.50%) JMS
7 1 (12.50%) Middleware
7 1 (12.50%) TopLink
7 1 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (12.50%) WSDL
7 1 (12.50%) XML Schema
7 1 (12.50%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) AIX
1 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
3 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DevOps
4 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) RUP
5 1 (12.50%) Unified Process
5 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) AspectJ
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
1 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) BladeLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (25.00%) logstash
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (25.00%) Google
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Splunk
3 2 (25.00%) VMware