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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 566 546 532
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing ODBC 29 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.049% 0.052%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.17% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 9
Average daily rate
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£420 £350 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £218 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £14.00 -
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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
14407 13884 13497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.13% 28.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9862 9061 8749
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 204 264
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +6 17 £415 -12.63% 4
Yorkshire -21 4 £233 -
South East -16 3 £298 +29.34% 1
North West -26 3 £500 +66.66%
Midlands - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £350 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
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UK

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
3 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 19 (33.93%) Web Services
5 18 (32.14%) Oracle
6 15 (26.79%) Windows
7 14 (25.00%) Finance
8 12 (21.43%) MS Office
8 12 (21.43%) ServiceNow
9 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
9 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
10 10 (17.86%) JDBC
10 10 (17.86%) SOAP
11 9 (16.07%) XML
12 8 (14.29%) ETL
12 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
12 8 (14.29%) Document Management
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (12.50%) REST
13 7 (12.50%) CRM
13 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
13 7 (12.50%) Java
13 7 (12.50%) .NET
13 7 (12.50%) Workflow
13 7 (12.50%) OLE

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.71%) CMS
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.79%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.79%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (21.43%) MS Office
2 5 (8.93%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.79%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Taleo
2 3 (5.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) DHCP
1 4 (7.14%) DNS
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) LAN
2 3 (5.36%) WAN
2 3 (5.36%) Wireless
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) SSL
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.14%) FileMaker
5 4 (7.14%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.57%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.79%) MS Access
8 1 (1.79%) DB2
8 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) LoadRunner
1 4 (7.14%) JIRA
2 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.36%) Toad
3 1 (1.79%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Billing
3 3 (5.36%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Banking
4 2 (3.57%) Front Office
4 2 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 11 (19.64%) Consultant
4 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 6 (10.71%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.93%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Architect
8 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) IT Support
8 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) ServiceNow Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Operations Support Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) JDBC
2 10 (17.86%) SOAP
3 9 (16.07%) XML
4 7 (12.50%) OLE
4 7 (12.50%) .NET
4 7 (12.50%) REST
5 5 (8.93%) ADO
5 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 4 (7.14%) J2EE
6 4 (7.14%) RESTful
7 3 (5.36%) JSP
7 3 (5.36%) Servlets
7 3 (5.36%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.79%) WPF
8 1 (1.79%) Ajax
8 1 (1.79%) XSL
8 1 (1.79%) ADSI
8 1 (1.79%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.79%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.93%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
4 3 (5.36%) Smartphone
4 3 (5.36%) BYOD
4 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) User Experience
6 1 (1.79%) CMDB
6 1 (1.79%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.79%) iSeries
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.79%) AS400
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (26.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) UNIX
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.36%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.79%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) ETL
1 8 (14.29%) Document Management
2 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.50%) CRM
2 7 (12.50%) Workflow
2 7 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
3 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Analytics
4 5 (8.93%) Project Management
5 4 (7.14%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.14%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.14%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.36%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.36%) Migration
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.50%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.50%) Java
4 6 (10.71%) VBA
4 6 (10.71%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.71%) C#
5 5 (8.93%) Shell Script
6 4 (7.14%) VB
7 3 (5.36%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (3.57%) RPG
8 2 (3.57%) VBScript
9 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.79%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.79%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) HL7
1 2 (3.57%) DICOM
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.57%) vSphere
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.14%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (5.36%) Dell
5 3 (5.36%) Citrix
5 3 (5.36%) IBM
5 3 (5.36%) McAfee
5 3 (5.36%) VMware
6 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.57%) Sun
6 2 (3.57%) Informatica
7 1 (1.79%) NetApp
7 1 (1.79%) MAPICS
7 1 (1.79%) Misys
7 1 (1.79%) Teradata
7 1 (1.79%) Infor