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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 531 514 489
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -25
Contract jobs citing ODBC 26 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.056% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.21% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £420 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.61% +10.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £256 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £558 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £525 £380
% change year-on-year
-38.09% +38.15%
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
12432 12178 11781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.27% 27.31% 28.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 8435 7786 7583
Average daily rate £395 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 252 317
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.55 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
South East -12 11 £325 -30.66%
London +14 10 £438 +56.25%
North West -1 2 £210 -63.47%
West Midlands - 2 £288 - 1
East of England 0 1 £430 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
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UK

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (44.44%) Oracle
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) Windows
3 26 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (34.72%) UNIX
5 24 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 23 (31.94%) Java
7 19 (26.39%) ETL
8 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (20.83%) HTTP
9 15 (20.83%) Ajax
9 15 (20.83%) Oracle Database
10 14 (19.44%) Base SAS
10 14 (19.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 14 (19.44%) FTP
10 14 (19.44%) SAS
10 14 (19.44%) Web Services
11 13 (18.06%) SOAP
11 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
12 12 (16.67%) .NET
13 11 (15.28%) MS Office
13 11 (15.28%) Test Scripting
13 11 (15.28%) User Experience
14 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
14 10 (13.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 10 (13.89%) Performance Testing
14 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
14 10 (13.89%) Subversion
14 10 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
14 10 (13.89%) MySQL

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (19.44%) SAS
2 7 (9.72%) Apache
3 5 (6.94%) CMS
3 5 (6.94%) uWSGI
4 4 (5.56%) Drupal
5 3 (4.17%) WebLogic
5 3 (4.17%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) MS Office
2 5 (6.94%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.83%) HTTP
2 14 (19.44%) FTP
3 9 (12.50%) DNS
4 8 (11.11%) Telnet
5 7 (9.72%) LAN
5 7 (9.72%) WAN
6 3 (4.17%) Broadband
6 3 (4.17%) HTTPS
6 3 (4.17%) SSL
6 3 (4.17%) SMTP
6 3 (4.17%) CTI
6 3 (4.17%) Firewall
7 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.39%) Intranet
7 1 (1.39%) Internet
7 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (36.11%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (20.83%) Oracle Database
3 14 (19.44%) Base SAS
3 14 (19.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 10 (13.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 10 (13.89%) MySQL
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
6 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
7 5 (6.94%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (4.17%) DB2
8 3 (4.17%) RDBMS
8 3 (4.17%) Crystal Enterprise
9 2 (2.78%) Cognos Report Studio
9 2 (2.78%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (1.39%) MS Access
10 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
10 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.17%) Eclipse
4 3 (4.17%) Bugzilla
4 3 (4.17%) NetBeans
4 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.17%) MyEclipse
4 3 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (4.17%) Finance
1 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Developer
2 13 (18.06%) SAS Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Tester
3 9 (12.50%) Performance Tester
4 8 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (9.72%) Consultant
6 5 (6.94%) DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.17%) Architect
8 3 (4.17%) Design Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Siebel Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) SQL DBA
8 3 (4.17%) Designer
9 2 (2.78%) SAS BI Developer
9 2 (2.78%) PHP Web Developer
9 2 (2.78%) PHP Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) Ajax
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 13 (18.06%) SOAP
4 12 (16.67%) .NET
5 7 (9.72%) XML
5 7 (9.72%) XSL
5 7 (9.72%) Regular Expression
6 5 (6.94%) HTML
6 5 (6.94%) jQuery
6 5 (6.94%) WSGI
7 4 (5.56%) Django
8 3 (4.17%) JDBC
8 3 (4.17%) J2EE
8 3 (4.17%) Struts
8 3 (4.17%) WSDL
8 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 3 (4.17%) Velocity
8 3 (4.17%) FreeMarker
8 3 (4.17%) Spring
8 3 (4.17%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) User Experience
2 9 (12.50%) Statistics
3 5 (6.94%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.17%) NHS
6 2 (2.78%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.78%) Clustering
7 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.39%) AS400
7 1 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 25 (34.72%) UNIX
3 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.50%) Solaris
5 7 (9.72%) Windows XP
5 7 (9.72%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 2000
6 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Android
7 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.39%) ETL
2 16 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (15.28%) Test Scripting
4 10 (13.89%) Performance Testing
4 10 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 9 (12.50%) Validation
5 9 (12.50%) Test Management
5 9 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 8 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.72%) EAI
7 7 (9.72%) Workflow
8 6 (8.33%) Data Validation
9 5 (6.94%) UML
9 5 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.94%) DevOps
10 4 (5.56%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.56%) Content Management
10 4 (5.56%) Web Development
10 4 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (38.89%) SQL
2 24 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 23 (31.94%) Java
4 10 (13.89%) VB.NET
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 8 (11.11%) PHP
6 6 (8.33%) C
7 5 (6.94%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.56%) C++
9 3 (4.17%) Perl
9 3 (4.17%) VB
10 2 (2.78%) Tcl
11 1 (1.39%) VBA
11 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.39%) C#
11 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.39%) Korn
11 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) SAS Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
3 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.39%) MCDST
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) HL7
1 4 (5.56%) DICOM
2 2 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (9.72%) Shibboleth
3 4 (5.56%) XenApp
3 4 (5.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) SCCM
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle
2 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (11.11%) VMware
3 8 (11.11%) Informatica
4 7 (9.72%) Siebel
5 6 (8.33%) Citrix
5 6 (8.33%) Cognos
6 4 (5.56%) Business Objects
6 4 (5.56%) Sybase
7 3 (4.17%) Open Text
7 3 (4.17%) AppSense
7 3 (4.17%) StreamServe
7 3 (4.17%) hybris
7 3 (4.17%) Verint
8 1 (1.39%) SAP
8 1 (1.39%) Red Hat