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 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 115 116 104
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing JDBC 16 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.33% 0.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.00% 1.17% 2.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 11
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£350 £444 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.12% -1.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
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
802 770 796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.49% 28.30% 29.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 432 462
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £32.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.68% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.14 £18.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £40.00 £42.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JDBC across the North West region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

JDBC Daily Rate Histogram 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 26 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
Cheshire +7 10 £407 +38.63% 4
Manchester - - - - 4
JDBC
England

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 28 (90.32%) Java
2 27 (87.10%) J2EE
3 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) JSP
3 19 (61.29%) Finance
4 18 (58.06%) Oracle
4 18 (58.06%) IBM
5 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (48.39%) XML
7 14 (45.16%) Banking
8 13 (41.94%) Web Services
8 13 (41.94%) HTML
9 12 (38.71%) Spring
9 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
10 11 (35.48%) JMS
11 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
11 10 (32.26%) .NET
11 10 (32.26%) JNDI
12 9 (29.03%) Degree
12 9 (29.03%) Migration
12 9 (29.03%) CICS
12 9 (29.03%) Project Management
12 9 (29.03%) Mainframe
12 9 (29.03%) DB2
12 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
12 9 (29.03%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
13 8 (25.81%) Agile Project Management
14 7 (22.58%) HTTP
14 7 (22.58%) SOAP

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 9 (29.03%) CICS
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
2 5 (16.13%) JBoss
3 4 (12.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (6.45%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.23%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) ATM
3 1 (3.23%) SMTP
3 1 (3.23%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
1 9 (29.03%) Oracle Database
2 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (12.90%) JasperReports
5 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (6.45%) Informix
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Eclipse
2 5 (16.13%) JUnit
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 3 (9.68%) JIRA
3 3 (9.68%) Ant
3 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) Mockito
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Introscope
5 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Advertising
4 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 3 (9.68%) Retail Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Developer
2 15 (48.39%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Designer
5 5 (16.13%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Solutions Designer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Programmer
8 1 (3.23%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 1 (3.23%) J2EE Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) webMethods Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Lead Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) J2EE
2 19 (61.29%) JSP
3 15 (48.39%) XML
4 13 (41.94%) Web Services
4 13 (41.94%) HTML
5 12 (38.71%) Spring
6 11 (35.48%) JMS
7 10 (32.26%) .NET
7 10 (32.26%) JNDI
8 7 (22.58%) SOAP
9 6 (19.35%) WSDL
10 5 (16.13%) Struts
10 5 (16.13%) Ajax
11 4 (12.90%) Java EE
11 4 (12.90%) JAXB
11 4 (12.90%) JSF
11 4 (12.90%) JAX-WS
11 4 (12.90%) JiBX
11 4 (12.90%) POJO
11 4 (12.90%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (29.03%) Mainframe
1 9 (29.03%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (16.13%) Online Banking
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.23%) iSeries
5 1 (3.23%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) UNIX
1 2 (6.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (38.71%) Waterfall
3 9 (29.03%) Project Management
3 9 (29.03%) Migration
4 8 (25.81%) Agile Project Management
5 7 (22.58%) Software Engineering
6 3 (9.68%) TDD
6 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
7 2 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (6.45%) ITIL
7 2 (6.45%) UML
7 2 (6.45%) RAD
7 2 (6.45%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) ERP
8 1 (3.23%) EAI
8 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 28 (90.32%) Java
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.23%) XPath
6 1 (3.23%) C
6 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Degree
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Oracle
1 18 (58.06%) IBM
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) SAP
4 2 (6.45%) Sybase
4 2 (6.45%) Compuware
4 2 (6.45%) HP
4 2 (6.45%) webMethods
4 2 (6.45%) Perforce
5 1 (3.23%) Hyperion
5 1 (3.23%) Cognos
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