The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West 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
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 125 116 130
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Contract jobs citing JDBC 11 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.41% 0.64% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Average daily rate £420 £485 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
782 626 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.65% 26.00% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 322 503
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 36
Average hourly rate £40.29 £29.96 £21.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.46% +37.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.39 £13.50 £14.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £136.50 £146.10 £33.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
JDBC
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 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
Cheshire - 8 £420 - 2
Lancashire - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
JDBC
England

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Spring
4 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
5 9 (45.00%) Web Services
5 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (40.00%) J2EE
7 7 (35.00%) Oracle
7 7 (35.00%) HTML
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Finance
8 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (25.00%) RESTful
9 5 (25.00%) JSP
9 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 5 (25.00%) Scrum
9 5 (25.00%) OLE DB
9 5 (25.00%) HTTP
10 4 (20.00%) WSDL
10 4 (20.00%) JMS
10 4 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
10 4 (20.00%) XML
10 4 (20.00%) DB2
10 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (20.00%) ODBC

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) CICS
2 2 (10.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Mule
3 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
2 3 (15.00%) SMTP
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) RDBMS
1 9 (45.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) DB2
4 3 (15.00%) StreamInsight
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (10.00%) Informix
5 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
3 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Selenium
3 2 (10.00%) Maven
4 1 (5.00%) Ant
4 1 (5.00%) JUnit
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Designer
4 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Spring
2 9 (45.00%) Web Services
3 8 (40.00%) J2EE
4 7 (35.00%) HTML
4 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) .NET
6 5 (25.00%) RESTful
6 5 (25.00%) JSP
6 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 5 (25.00%) OLE DB
7 4 (20.00%) WSDL
7 4 (20.00%) JMS
7 4 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
7 4 (20.00%) XML
7 4 (20.00%) ODBC
7 4 (20.00%) SOAP
7 4 (20.00%) CSS3
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) JNDI
8 3 (15.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (10.00%) LIMS
2 2 (10.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (5.00%) RIA
3 1 (5.00%) SCADA
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (15.00%) Pair Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Migration
6 2 (10.00%) EAM
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) ERP
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) XPath
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Vertica
4 1 (5.00%) Perforce