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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 547 534 505
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -29
Contract jobs citing ODBC 42 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.053% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 13 21
Average daily rate
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£430 £325 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.30% -14.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £416 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 £350 £353
% change year-on-year
+22.85% -0.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £21.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -46.15%
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
13643 13237 12969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.05% 28.03% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9476 8669 8249
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 272 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £15.60 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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
North East - 12 £438 -
London +13 11 £450 +56.52%
South East -13 9 £425 +19.71%
North West -11 2 £210 -47.50%
West Midlands -14 2 £288 -11.53% 3
East of England -17 1 £430 - 1
South West - - - -
ODBC
UK

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 30 (39.47%) Oracle
2 29 (38.16%) SQL
3 28 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (32.89%) UNIX
5 22 (28.95%) Windows
5 22 (28.95%) Shell Script
5 22 (28.95%) ETL
6 21 (27.63%) Java
7 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
7 16 (21.05%) Ajax
7 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
8 15 (19.74%) HTTP
8 15 (19.74%) SOAP
9 14 (18.42%) FTP
9 14 (18.42%) SAS
9 14 (18.42%) Base SAS
9 14 (18.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
10 13 (17.11%) Python
10 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database
11 12 (15.79%) Subversion
12 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
12 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
12 11 (14.47%) .NET
12 11 (14.47%) MySQL
12 11 (14.47%) MS Office
12 11 (14.47%) User Experience
13 10 (13.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 10 (13.16%) Web Services
13 10 (13.16%) PHP

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (18.42%) SAS
2 9 (11.84%) Apache
3 6 (7.89%) uWSGI
3 6 (7.89%) CMS
4 3 (3.95%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.95%) IIS
4 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.32%) Drupal
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.47%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.74%) HTTP
2 14 (18.42%) FTP
3 9 (11.84%) DNS
4 8 (10.53%) Telnet
5 7 (9.21%) LAN
5 7 (9.21%) WAN
6 3 (3.95%) Firewall
6 3 (3.95%) SSL
6 3 (3.95%) CTI
6 3 (3.95%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.95%) SMTP
6 3 (3.95%) Broadband
7 2 (2.63%) Intranet
8 1 (1.32%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.32%) Internet
8 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (36.84%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (21.05%) Relational Database
3 14 (18.42%) Base SAS
3 14 (18.42%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (17.11%) Oracle Database
5 11 (14.47%) MySQL
6 10 (13.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
7 9 (11.84%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (6.58%) RDBMS
10 3 (3.95%) Crystal Enterprise
10 3 (3.95%) DB2
11 2 (2.63%) Cognos Report Studio
11 2 (2.63%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (2.63%) Data Mining
11 2 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (1.32%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) Subversion
2 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.95%) JIRA
5 3 (3.95%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.95%) MyEclipse
5 3 (3.95%) Bugzilla
5 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (6.58%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Publishing
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.32%) International Banking
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
4 1 (1.32%) Billing
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Developer
2 13 (17.11%) SAS Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Performance Tester
3 9 (11.84%) Tester
4 7 (9.21%) Consultant
5 5 (6.58%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Analyst
6 4 (5.26%) DBA
7 3 (3.95%) Design Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Siebel Consultant
7 3 (3.95%) SQL DBA
7 3 (3.95%) Designer
7 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
7 3 (3.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.95%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Solutions Designer
8 2 (2.63%) Administrator
8 2 (2.63%) Software Engineer
8 2 (2.63%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.05%) Ajax
2 15 (19.74%) SOAP
3 11 (14.47%) .NET
4 10 (13.16%) Web Services
5 8 (10.53%) Regular Expression
6 6 (7.89%) XML
6 6 (7.89%) HTML
6 6 (7.89%) WSGI
6 6 (7.89%) jQuery
7 5 (6.58%) XSL
7 5 (6.58%) JDBC
8 3 (3.95%) Spring
8 3 (3.95%) Velocity
8 3 (3.95%) Hibernate
8 3 (3.95%) FreeMarker
8 3 (3.95%) Struts2
8 3 (3.95%) WSDL
8 3 (3.95%) J2EE
8 3 (3.95%) CSS
8 3 (3.95%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.47%) User Experience
2 9 (11.84%) Statistics
3 7 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) Clustering
6 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.32%) Equities
7 1 (1.32%) Replication
7 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.32%) iPhone
7 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.32%) AS400
7 1 (1.32%) W3C
7 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (32.89%) UNIX
2 22 (28.95%) Windows
3 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.84%) Solaris
5 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (9.21%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.95%) Linux
6 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.63%) Android
8 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (28.95%) ETL
2 16 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (14.47%) Test Scripting
4 10 (13.16%) Performance Testing
4 10 (13.16%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (11.84%) Test Management
5 9 (11.84%) Performance Management
5 9 (11.84%) Validation
6 8 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (10.53%) Migration
6 8 (10.53%) Workflow
7 7 (9.21%) EAI
8 6 (7.89%) Data Validation
8 6 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.58%) UML
9 5 (6.58%) DevOps
10 4 (5.26%) OO
10 4 (5.26%) CRM
10 4 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.26%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) SQL
2 22 (28.95%) Shell Script
3 21 (27.63%) Java
4 13 (17.11%) Python
5 11 (14.47%) VB.NET
6 10 (13.16%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) C
8 5 (6.58%) C++
9 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.26%) Perl
9 4 (5.26%) VB
10 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.63%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.63%) C#
11 1 (1.32%) Korn
11 1 (1.32%) VB6
11 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.32%) PHP5
11 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) SAS Certification
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) MCDST
4 1 (1.32%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.32%) MCSE
4 1 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (10.53%) Shibboleth
2 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
3 4 (5.26%) XenApp
4 3 (3.95%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (1.32%) Apache Flume
5 1 (1.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (7.89%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.32%) SCCM
2 1 (1.32%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) Oracle
2 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.53%) Informatica
3 8 (10.53%) VMware
4 7 (9.21%) Siebel
5 6 (7.89%) Cognos
5 6 (7.89%) Citrix
6 5 (6.58%) Business Objects
6 5 (6.58%) Sybase
7 3 (3.95%) StreamServe
7 3 (3.95%) AppSense
7 3 (3.95%) Verint
7 3 (3.95%) hybris
7 3 (3.95%) Open Text
8 1 (1.32%) BMC
8 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.32%) SAP
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