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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
England / North West
Rank 132 157 142
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -15
Contract jobs citing ODBC 4 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.15% 0.052% 0.059%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £350 £375 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +78.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+58.62% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
836 1063 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.70% 27.84% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 696 541
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 51 24
Median hourly rate £42.75 £37.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.54% +64.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.93 £19.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +14 4 £350 -
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 4 (57.14%) JDBC
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) JMS
2 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
2 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Axway
2 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (57.14%) EDIFACT
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Practice Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 3 (42.86%) Release Management

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 3 (42.86%) Apache
1 3 (42.86%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP BPC
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTP
1 4 (57.14%) HTTPS
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MySQL
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (14.29%) SAP HANA
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Applications Support
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Product Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Sun Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) EDIFACT
1 4 (57.14%) JDBC
1 4 (57.14%) JMS
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Management
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
1 3 (42.86%) Practice Management
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 2.0
1 4 (57.14%) ActionScript 3.0
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Axway
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Sun