The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 144 106 134
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +28
Contract jobs citing ODBC 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.030% 0.23% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.88% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £355 £168
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +111.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £223
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +46.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
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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
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England

ODBC
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MS Access
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft