The table below looks at the statistics for JDBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JDBC over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 132 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing JDBC 11 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.35% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.21% 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 16
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£439 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.06% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
JDBC
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
814 829 1050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 26.06% 28.93% 31.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 446 580
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -0.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

JDBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

JDBC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

JDBC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

JDBC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

JDBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

JDBC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

JDBC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Cheshire +2 10 £439 +35.07% 3
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 13
JDBC
England

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JDBC 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 JDBC.

1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) J2EE
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) JSP
4 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
5 9 (52.94%) JMS
5 9 (52.94%) JNDI
6 6 (35.29%) Degree
6 6 (35.29%) IBM
7 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 5 (29.41%) CICS
7 5 (29.41%) DB2
7 5 (29.41%) SQL
7 5 (29.41%) Project Management
7 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
7 5 (29.41%) Retail
7 5 (29.41%) Subversion
7 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
8 4 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
8 4 (23.53%) JasperReports
8 4 (23.53%) Banking
8 4 (23.53%) Java EE
8 4 (23.53%) Spring
8 4 (23.53%) JSF

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing JDBC 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 JDBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) CICS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SMS
1 1 (5.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) DB2
1 5 (29.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (23.53%) JasperReports
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.88%) StreamInsight
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Subversion
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
2 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
2 5 (29.41%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Advertising
3 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Architect
2 7 (41.18%) Designer
3 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 6 (35.29%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (35.29%) Solutions Designer
4 5 (29.41%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) J2EE
2 10 (58.82%) JSP
3 9 (52.94%) .NET
3 9 (52.94%) JMS
3 9 (52.94%) JNDI
4 4 (23.53%) Java EE
4 4 (23.53%) Spring
4 4 (23.53%) JSF
4 4 (23.53%) XML
5 2 (11.76%) HTML
5 2 (11.76%) CSS
5 2 (11.76%) Web Services
6 1 (5.88%) Servlets
6 1 (5.88%) Struts
6 1 (5.88%) EJB
6 1 (5.88%) ODBC
6 1 (5.88%) Swing
6 1 (5.88%) XHTML
6 1 (5.88%) OLE DB
6 1 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Mainframe
1 5 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (23.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) CMDB
3 1 (5.88%) IVR
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) LIMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Waterfall
2 5 (29.41%) Project Management
2 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.88%) Analytics
5 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
5 1 (5.88%) Pair Programming
5 1 (5.88%) Service Management
5 1 (5.88%) ITSM
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (94.12%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) IBM
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
3 4 (23.53%) JBoss
4 1 (5.88%) SAP