The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 162 158 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing ODBC 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.049% 0.077% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £288 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+55.55% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £52.50
ODBC
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
1000 895 726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.73% 22.91% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 561 436
Median daily rate £388 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.09 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ODBC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the North West region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - 2 - - 1
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ODBC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ODBC.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 2 (50.00%) LotusScript
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
3 1 (25.00%) Grails
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) PLM
3 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
3 1 (25.00%) Sage
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) MS Access

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (50.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (25.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Domino Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Grails
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) JDBC
3 1 (25.00%) SAX
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) High Availability
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PLM
1 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) LotusScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Siemens