The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 528 525 483
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -42
Contract jobs citing ODBC 24 23 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.050% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.18% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 13
Average daily rate
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£325 £473 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.21% +26.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £253 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £559 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £525 £365
% change year-on-year
-44.76% +43.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%
ODBC
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12979 12621 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.21% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8614 8025 7188
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 244 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in England

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in England

ODBC
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ODBC across the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

ODBC Daily Rate Histogram in England

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in England

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the England region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 14 £413 +47.32% 1
South East -27 5 £325 -38.38% 3
West Midlands -7 2 £288 -
North West -16 2 £210 -63.47% 2
East of England - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
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UK

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 26 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
1 26 (38.24%) ETL
2 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle
3 23 (33.82%) UNIX
4 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
5 20 (29.41%) Shell Script
6 18 (26.47%) Web Services
6 18 (26.47%) Java
7 17 (25.00%) Windows
8 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
9 14 (20.59%) Base SAS
9 14 (20.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 14 (20.59%) SAS
10 13 (19.12%) FTP
11 11 (16.18%) HTTP
11 11 (16.18%) .NET
12 10 (14.71%) Informatica
12 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
12 10 (14.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (13.24%) User Experience
13 9 (13.24%) Validation
13 9 (13.24%) Statistics
13 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
13 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
14 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
14 8 (11.76%) MS Office
14 8 (11.76%) Solaris
14 8 (11.76%) SOAP

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 14 (20.59%) SAS
2 5 (7.35%) uWSGI
2 5 (7.35%) CMS
2 5 (7.35%) Apache
3 4 (5.88%) Drupal
4 3 (4.41%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.41%) IIS
4 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.47%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Office
2 5 (7.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (7.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.47%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.12%) FTP
2 11 (16.18%) HTTP
3 8 (11.76%) Telnet
4 5 (7.35%) DNS
5 3 (4.41%) CTI
5 3 (4.41%) Firewall
5 3 (4.41%) SMTP
5 3 (4.41%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.41%) SSL
5 3 (4.41%) Broadband
6 2 (2.94%) LAN
6 2 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (38.24%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (22.06%) Oracle Database
3 14 (20.59%) Base SAS
3 14 (20.59%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 10 (14.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 9 (13.24%) SQL Server
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 7 (10.29%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (7.35%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (7.35%) MySQL
9 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (4.41%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.41%) Crystal Enterprise
11 2 (2.94%) PowerCenter
11 2 (2.94%) DB2
11 2 (2.94%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
1 5 (7.35%) Jenkins
1 5 (7.35%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (4.41%) Finance
1 3 (4.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Developer
2 13 (19.12%) SAS Developer
3 10 (14.71%) Consultant
4 8 (11.76%) Tester
4 8 (11.76%) Performance Tester
4 8 (11.76%) Analyst
5 6 (8.82%) Integration Analyst
6 5 (7.35%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) SQL DBA
7 3 (4.41%) Siebel Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 2 (2.94%) Architect
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Cognos Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Technical Leader
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) SAS BI Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.47%) Web Services
2 11 (16.18%) .NET
3 8 (11.76%) SOAP
3 8 (11.76%) Ajax
4 6 (8.82%) XML
5 5 (7.35%) Regular Expression
5 5 (7.35%) WSGI
5 5 (7.35%) OLE
6 4 (5.88%) Django
7 3 (4.41%) XSL
7 3 (4.41%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.47%) XPages
8 1 (1.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.24%) User Experience
1 9 (13.24%) Statistics
2 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.35%) NHS
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.94%) Clustering
4 2 (2.94%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (33.82%) UNIX
2 17 (25.00%) Windows
3 8 (11.76%) Solaris
4 6 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.41%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (38.24%) ETL
2 21 (30.88%) Business Intelligence
3 10 (14.71%) Test Scripting
4 9 (13.24%) Validation
5 8 (11.76%) Statistical Analysis
5 8 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 7 (10.29%) Test Management
6 7 (10.29%) Performance Management
6 7 (10.29%) Analytics
6 7 (10.29%) Workflow
6 7 (10.29%) EAI
7 6 (8.82%) Data Validation
8 5 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (7.35%) DevOps
8 5 (7.35%) Migration
8 5 (7.35%) CRM
9 4 (5.88%) Project Management
9 4 (5.88%) Web Development
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 18 (26.47%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
6 5 (7.35%) PHP
6 5 (7.35%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 3 (4.41%) Tcl
8 2 (2.94%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.47%) VBA
9 1 (1.47%) RPG
9 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) SAS Certification
2 4 (5.88%) Degree
3 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (1.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) HL7
1 6 (8.82%) DICOM
2 3 (4.41%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.35%) Shibboleth
2 4 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.47%) XenApp
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (35.29%) Oracle
2 10 (14.71%) Informatica
3 9 (13.24%) Microsoft
4 7 (10.29%) Siebel
5 6 (8.82%) Cognos
6 4 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.88%) VMware
7 3 (4.41%) Verint
7 3 (4.41%) Sybase
7 3 (4.41%) Citrix
8 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (2.94%) Open Text
8 2 (2.94%) StreamServe
9 1 (1.47%) AppSense
9 1 (1.47%) SAP
9 1 (1.47%) Misys
9 1 (1.47%) IBM
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