The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 250 244 229
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Contract jobs citing ODBC 3 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.035% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.48% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 8
Average daily rate £370 £325 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £297 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £433 £551
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £525
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -40.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2205 2273 1985
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.77% 24.45% 23.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1474 1307 1080
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 51 62
Average hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £32.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -15.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £17.75 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 3 £370 -
ODBC
England

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) C++
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Middleware
4 3 (42.86%) ISEB
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
4 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
4 3 (42.86%) Unix
4 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Introscope
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) VB
4 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
4 3 (42.86%) JDBC
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) FTP
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) Toad
4 3 (42.86%) Software Testing

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (28.57%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) FTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) HTTPS
2 1 (14.29%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Big Data
3 2 (28.57%) Datazen
3 2 (28.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (28.57%) MS Access
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) HP UFT
1 3 (42.86%) Introscope
1 3 (42.86%) JProfiler
1 3 (42.86%) LoadRunner
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Performance Tester
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Escalation Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Tester
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) JDBC
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ADO
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) Autofac
3 2 (28.57%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) OLE
3 2 (28.57%) OLE DB
3 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (28.57%) Smart Meter
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Usability Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) PLM
2 2 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) VB
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (14.29%) C
5 1 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (14.29%) R
5 1 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCDBA
2 2 (28.57%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCSD
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (42.86%) nmon
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Remedy
2 2 (28.57%) Sage
2 2 (28.57%) Siemens