The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 573 467 549
Rank change year-on-year
-106 +82
Contract jobs citing ODBC 17 36 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.084% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.31% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 15
Average daily rate £300 £525 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +61.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £208 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £52.50 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+218.18% +17.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year
+218.18% +17.85%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13782 11568 14360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.85% 26.85% 25.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9018 7371 8668
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 211 331 363
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
ODBC
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 6 £250 - 5
London -45 6 £420 -20.00%
North West -18 2 £413 +37.50% 1
South West -21 1 £300 - 2
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 4
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
ODBC
UK

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
3 20 (44.44%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Oracle
5 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
6 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
8 11 (24.44%) Analytics
9 10 (22.22%) RDBMS
9 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (20.00%) ETL
10 9 (20.00%) ITIL
10 9 (20.00%) Business Objects
10 9 (20.00%) SAP
10 9 (20.00%) XML
10 9 (20.00%) QA
11 8 (17.78%) Validation
11 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
11 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
11 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (17.78%) Crystal Reports
12 7 (15.56%) Web Services
12 7 (15.56%) Linux
12 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (15.56%) OLE DB
12 7 (15.56%) Finance
13 6 (13.33%) Replication
13 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
13 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.44%) SAS
2 2 (4.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) OpenEdge
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.22%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Quickr
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.78%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
4 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) LAN
4 1 (2.22%) VoIP
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.22%) TELNET
4 1 (2.22%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) Internet
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
4 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
3 10 (22.22%) RDBMS
3 10 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (17.78%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (15.56%) BusinessObjects
6 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database
7 5 (11.11%) MySQL
7 5 (11.11%) MS Access
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (8.89%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (4.44%) Base SAS
9 2 (4.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 2 (4.44%) StreamInsight
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.67%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (2.22%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.22%) XMLSpy
3 1 (2.22%) Introscope
3 1 (2.22%) Fiddler
3 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.22%) JProfiler
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Data Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Report Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Report Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Database Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Lead Data Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Applications Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Desktop Support
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 9 (20.00%) XML
3 7 (15.56%) Web Services
3 7 (15.56%) OLE DB
4 6 (13.33%) JDBC
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.89%) HTML
6 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.44%) OLE
7 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.44%) CSS
7 2 (4.44%) ADO
7 2 (4.44%) SOAP
8 1 (2.22%) XSD
8 1 (2.22%) XSLT
8 1 (2.22%) EDI
8 1 (2.22%) Middleware
8 1 (2.22%) EDIFACT
8 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Replication
2 4 (8.89%) Wiki
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) LIMS
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.22%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 20 (44.44%) Windows
2 7 (15.56%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Analytics
2 9 (20.00%) ETL
2 9 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (17.78%) Validation
3 8 (17.78%) Data Analysis
3 8 (17.78%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (13.33%) Software Testing
5 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) CMMI
5 5 (11.11%) Change Management
5 5 (11.11%) Use Case
5 5 (11.11%) Dimensional Modelling
5 5 (11.11%) eTOM
5 5 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 4 (8.89%) Data Management
6 4 (8.89%) Data Validation
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) SQL
2 6 (13.33%) C#
3 5 (11.11%) C++
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (8.89%) VB
5 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.67%) VBA
6 2 (4.44%) AWK
6 2 (4.44%) VB6
6 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.44%) sed
6 2 (4.44%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) C
7 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.22%) Delphi
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript
7 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.22%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
1 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
1 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
2 5 (11.11%) TickIT
3 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.22%) nmon
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (51.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (40.00%) Oracle
3 9 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 9 (20.00%) SAP
4 5 (11.11%) Cognos
4 5 (11.11%) IBM
4 5 (11.11%) Informatica
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) DataFlux
6 1 (2.22%) Sybase
6 1 (2.22%) Progress
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) McAfee
6 1 (2.22%) Avaya
6 1 (2.22%) CommVault
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus
6 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.22%) Polycom
6 1 (2.22%) WatchGuard