The table below looks at the statistics for JDBC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited JDBC over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 458 464 397
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -67
Contract jobs citing JDBC 142 135 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.25% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.93% 0.89% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 54
Average daily rate
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£385 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.44% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £301 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £582
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £360 £355
% change year-on-year
-7.98% +1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 - £45.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

JDBC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing JDBC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

JDBC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

JDBC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing JDBC within the UK.

JDBC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

JDBC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing JDBC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

JDBC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

JDBC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing JDBC within the UK.

JDBC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

JDBC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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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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
England -17 109 £401 -15.52% 46
London -29 51 £425 -17.07% 20
South East -21 26 £400 +14.28% 9
South Wales - 16 £215 -
Wales - 16 £215 -
Cardiff - 16 £215 -
Oxfordshire -10 13 £393 -1.87% 1
Scotland -4 11 £400 +6.66%
City of London -15 11 £425 -22.72% 7
East of England +8 10 £205 -50.30% 6
South West +9 8 £300 -25.00% 4
Oxford -6 8 £413 +3.12%
Croydon - 6 £425 -
Edinburgh -3 5 £413 +10.00%
Berkshire -3 5 £575 +64.28% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 4 £325 - 1
Milton Keynes -2 4 £325 - 1
Watford -6 4 - - 1
Glasgow -11 4 £275 -25.67%
Hertfordshire -13 4 - - 5
Dorset - 4 £275 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £205 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £256 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 £256 - 1
North East - 4 £256 - 1
Hampshire -6 3 £600 +87.50% 1
North West -21 3 £438 -0.34% 4
Yorkshire -29 3 - -
West Yorkshire -30 3 - -
Poole - 3 £288 -

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 238 (89.81%) Java
2 149 (56.23%) XML
3 145 (54.72%) Spring
4 136 (51.32%) SQL
5 131 (49.43%) Oracle
6 118 (44.53%) JavaScript
7 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
8 114 (43.02%) Web Services
9 106 (40.00%) HTML
10 98 (36.98%) J2EE
11 87 (32.83%) SOAP
12 86 (32.45%) JSP
13 83 (31.32%) JMS
14 78 (29.43%) JUnit
14 78 (29.43%) Relational Database
15 76 (28.68%) CSS
16 70 (26.42%) TDD
17 69 (26.04%) Servlets
18 63 (23.77%) Tomcat
19 62 (23.40%) Hibernate
20 57 (21.51%) OO
20 57 (21.51%) Struts
20 57 (21.51%) HTTP
21 55 (20.75%) Linux
21 55 (20.75%) Maven
21 55 (20.75%) JSON
21 55 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
22 51 (19.25%) Oracle Database
23 48 (18.11%) Ajax
24 46 (17.36%) REST

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 63 (23.77%) Tomcat
2 39 (14.72%) JBoss
3 38 (14.34%) WebSphere
4 33 (12.45%) WebLogic
5 15 (5.66%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (5.66%) Apache
5 15 (5.66%) Confluence
6 14 (5.28%) Jetty
7 11 (4.15%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 10 (3.77%) AquaLogic
8 10 (3.77%) Oracle Service Bus
9 9 (3.40%) Oracle Coherence
10 8 (3.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (3.02%) MQSeries
11 7 (2.64%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (2.26%) IBM HTTP Server
12 6 (2.26%) WildFly
13 5 (1.89%) CMS
13 5 (1.89%) Mule
14 4 (1.51%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.13%) MS Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (4.15%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.64%) Oracle 11i
3 5 (1.89%) Tridion
4 4 (1.51%) Documaker
5 1 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.38%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.26%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.51%) Taleo
5 2 (0.75%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (21.51%) HTTP
2 17 (6.42%) TCP/IP
3 16 (6.04%) LDAP
3 16 (6.04%) Internet
4 15 (5.66%) SSL
5 12 (4.53%) HTTPS
6 6 (2.26%) Intranet
6 6 (2.26%) Firewall
7 4 (1.51%) OpenLDAP
8 3 (1.13%) SMTP
8 3 (1.13%) FTP
8 3 (1.13%) DNS
9 1 (0.38%) SAN
9 1 (0.38%) NAS
9 1 (0.38%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (29.43%) Relational Database
2 51 (19.25%) Oracle Database
3 43 (16.23%) MySQL
4 28 (10.57%) RDBMS
5 26 (9.81%) DB2
6 22 (8.30%) SQL Server
7 13 (4.91%) Oracle Database 10g
7 13 (4.91%) PostgreSQL
7 13 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 12 (4.53%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (4.53%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (3.02%) Oracle ODI
10 7 (2.64%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 7 (2.64%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.26%) Informix
11 6 (2.26%) Oracle BI EE
12 5 (1.89%) Big Data
13 4 (1.51%) Infinispan
13 4 (1.51%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 78 (29.43%) JUnit
2 55 (20.75%) Maven
3 46 (17.36%) Ant
3 46 (17.36%) Subversion
4 42 (15.85%) Git (software)
5 31 (11.70%) JIRA
5 31 (11.70%) Eclipse
6 30 (11.32%) Jenkins
7 22 (8.30%) Mockito
8 20 (7.55%) Selenium
8 20 (7.55%) CruiseControl
9 14 (5.28%) Gradle
10 13 (4.91%) Cucumber
10 13 (4.91%) jMock
11 12 (4.53%) FitNesse
12 9 (3.40%) TeamCity
13 8 (3.02%) Hudson
14 6 (2.26%) Log4j
15 5 (1.89%) Introscope
15 5 (1.89%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 41 (15.47%) Finance
2 24 (9.06%) Banking
3 11 (4.15%) Front Office
4 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.40%) Games
6 8 (3.02%) Retail
7 4 (1.51%) Billing
7 4 (1.51%) Publishing
8 3 (1.13%) Legal
9 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.75%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Advertising
10 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
10 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 198 (74.72%) Developer
2 151 (56.98%) Java Developer
3 21 (7.92%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 20 (7.55%) Senior Developer
5 19 (7.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 18 (6.79%) Architect
7 10 (3.77%) Consultant
8 9 (3.40%) J2EE Developer
9 8 (3.02%) Software Developer
10 7 (2.64%) Analyst
10 7 (2.64%) AWS Developer
11 6 (2.26%) Scala Developer
11 6 (2.26%) Java Architect
12 5 (1.89%) Java Software Developer
12 5 (1.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 5 (1.89%) Designer
12 5 (1.89%) Technical Architect
12 5 (1.89%) Software Engineer
12 5 (1.89%) Informatica Developer
13 4 (1.51%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (56.23%) XML
2 145 (54.72%) Spring
3 114 (43.02%) Web Services
4 106 (40.00%) HTML
5 98 (36.98%) J2EE
6 87 (32.83%) SOAP
7 86 (32.45%) JSP
8 83 (31.32%) JMS
9 76 (28.68%) CSS
10 69 (26.04%) Servlets
11 62 (23.40%) Hibernate
12 57 (21.51%) Struts
13 55 (20.75%) JSON
14 48 (18.11%) Ajax
15 46 (17.36%) REST
16 33 (12.45%) JPA
17 31 (11.70%) Spring MVC
17 31 (11.70%) AngularJS
18 29 (10.94%) EJB
19 27 (10.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.04%) Clustering
2 15 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 9 (3.40%) N-Tier
5 9 (3.40%) Derivative
6 7 (2.64%) Market Risk
7 6 (2.26%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.89%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.51%) W3C
9 4 (1.51%) Data Centre
10 3 (1.13%) Linked Data
10 3 (1.13%) Semantic Web
10 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.13%) APACS
10 3 (1.13%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 55 (20.75%) Linux
2 41 (15.47%) UNIX
3 12 (4.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.77%) Solaris
5 9 (3.40%) Windows
6 5 (1.89%) HPUX
7 4 (1.51%) AIX
7 4 (1.51%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.51%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (26.42%) TDD
3 57 (21.51%) OO
4 55 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (14.72%) SOA
6 38 (14.34%) MVC
6 38 (14.34%) Scrum
7 36 (13.58%) Multithreading
8 34 (12.83%) Unit Testing
9 29 (10.94%) UML
9 29 (10.94%) SDLC
10 25 (9.43%) Web Development
11 22 (8.30%) BDD
12 20 (7.55%) OOA/OOD
13 18 (6.79%) E-Commerce
13 18 (6.79%) Pair Programming
13 18 (6.79%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.42%) ITIL
15 16 (6.04%) Web Application Development
16 15 (5.66%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 238 (89.81%) Java
2 136 (51.32%) SQL
3 118 (44.53%) JavaScript
4 40 (15.09%) PL/SQL
5 25 (9.43%) Bash Shell
6 24 (9.06%) Shell Script
7 19 (7.17%) Perl
8 17 (6.42%) XPath
9 13 (4.91%) Python
10 12 (4.53%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 8 (3.02%) Scala
12 6 (2.26%) Jython
13 5 (1.89%) Korn
13 5 (1.89%) Groovy
14 4 (1.51%) SPARQL
14 4 (1.51%) XQuery
14 4 (1.51%) BeanShell
15 3 (1.13%) Ruby
15 3 (1.13%) C
15 3 (1.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (7.17%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.66%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.40%) Degree
4 4 (1.51%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.91%) QA
2 10 (3.77%) SLA
3 7 (2.64%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.38%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 4 (1.51%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.51%) Squid
1 4 (1.51%) Oracle RAC
1 4 (1.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.51%) Shibboleth
1 4 (1.51%) Varnish
1 4 (1.51%) vCloud
2 3 (1.13%) Docker
3 2 (0.75%) NFS
3 2 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.89%) OpenView
1 5 (1.89%) CA Wily
1 5 (1.89%) Ansible
2 4 (1.51%) logstash
2 4 (1.51%) Salt
2 4 (1.51%) Kibana
2 4 (1.51%) Rundeck
2 4 (1.51%) Puppet
2 4 (1.51%) CA LISA
2 4 (1.51%) HAProxy
2 4 (1.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (1.51%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.75%) Control-M
3 2 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (0.38%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 131 (49.43%) Oracle
2 33 (12.45%) IBM
3 18 (6.79%) Red Hat
4 16 (6.04%) HP
5 12 (4.53%) Sybase
6 11 (4.15%) CA
7 10 (3.77%) Informatica
7 10 (3.77%) Progress
8 8 (3.02%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (3.02%) ServiceNow
9 5 (1.89%) SAP
9 5 (1.89%) Microsoft
9 5 (1.89%) Interwoven
9 5 (1.89%) Blue Martini
9 5 (1.89%) Remedy
9 5 (1.89%) ATG
9 5 (1.89%) Elastic Path
10 4 (1.51%) Google
10 4 (1.51%) Splunk
10 4 (1.51%) Twitter
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