The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 439 413 427
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Contract jobs citing JDBC 149 131 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.03% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 59 86
Average daily rate £380 £400 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £300 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
- -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15117 12750 15276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.85% 26.72% 25.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9729 7964 9020
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 352 384
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -63 130 £388 -20.10% 64
London +5 78 £401 -23.61% 32
South East -14 26 £310 -13.28% 10
City of London -10 17 £525 -17.64% 9
Scotland -10 16 £350 -3.44% 2
Hampshire +1 12 £310 -16.21% 2
North West -9 11 £420 -13.40% 6
Cheshire - 8 £420 - 2
Hertfordshire -6 6 £413 - 5
East of England -25 6 £413 +3.12% 5
Glasgow +2 5 £385 +14.07% 1
Milton Keynes -16 5 £356 -22.97% 1
Buckinghamshire -18 5 £356 -22.97% 1
Surrey -7 4 £195 -41.13% 4
East Midlands -9 4 £388 - 4
Yorkshire -26 4 - - 3
Watford -14 3 - - 2
Guildford -1 2 - - 1
North Yorkshire -4 2 - -
York -14 2 - -
West Yorkshire -22 2 - - 3
Edinburgh -27 2 £350 - 1
Chester - 2 - - 1
Bradford - 2 - - 2
Kent - 2 £110 - 1
Berkshire -8 1 £210 - 1
South West -23 1 - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 1 £110 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £350 -
Knutsford - 1 £440 - 1

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 295 (93.35%) Java
2 188 (59.49%) Spring
3 187 (59.18%) SQL
4 165 (52.22%) Oracle
5 162 (51.27%) XML
6 136 (43.04%) HTML
7 121 (38.29%) J2EE
7 121 (38.29%) Hibernate
8 117 (37.03%) JSP
9 114 (36.08%) JavaScript
10 109 (34.49%) JMS
11 99 (31.33%) Web Services
12 95 (30.06%) Servlets
13 93 (29.43%) Relational Database
14 88 (27.85%) Tomcat
14 88 (27.85%) TDD
15 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
16 82 (25.95%) JUnit
17 80 (25.32%) Linux
18 78 (24.68%) Maven
19 68 (21.52%) CSS
20 65 (20.57%) UNIX
20 65 (20.57%) RDBMS
20 65 (20.57%) Finance
21 64 (20.25%) Ajax
22 62 (19.62%) Struts
22 62 (19.62%) Ant
23 60 (18.99%) Eclipse
24 59 (18.67%) PL/SQL
24 59 (18.67%) UML

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 88 (27.85%) Tomcat
2 51 (16.14%) WebSphere
3 48 (15.19%) Apache
3 48 (15.19%) WebLogic
4 32 (10.13%) WebSphere Application Server
5 30 (9.49%) CMS
6 26 (8.23%) MQSeries
7 11 (3.48%) Apache Solr
7 11 (3.48%) Oracle Workflow
8 10 (3.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (2.85%) Jetty
10 8 (2.53%) Apache Pig
11 7 (2.22%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (2.22%) Node.js
11 7 (2.22%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (2.22%) Alfresco
12 4 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
12 4 (1.27%) GlassFish
12 4 (1.27%) Oracle Application Server
13 3 (0.95%) Mule
Applications
1 12 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) MS Project
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 19 (6.01%) Tridion
2 4 (1.27%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.63%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.32%) Global One
4 1 (0.32%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.18%) Internet
2 24 (7.59%) HTTP
3 10 (3.16%) LDAP
4 7 (2.22%) SSL
5 4 (1.27%) RTCP
5 4 (1.27%) RTP
5 4 (1.27%) GSM
5 4 (1.27%) SMS
6 3 (0.95%) SMTP
7 2 (0.63%) RFID
7 2 (0.63%) Firewall
7 2 (0.63%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.63%) SSH
8 1 (0.32%) FTP
8 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.32%) VPN
8 1 (0.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (29.43%) Relational Database
2 65 (20.57%) RDBMS
3 58 (18.35%) Oracle Database
4 51 (16.14%) MySQL
5 47 (14.87%) DB2
6 37 (11.71%) Oracle Database 11g
7 28 (8.86%) MongoDB
8 18 (5.70%) SQL Server
9 15 (4.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 14 (4.43%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (4.11%) NoSQL
12 10 (3.16%) Big Data
12 10 (3.16%) Oracle9i Database
12 10 (3.16%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.53%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 8 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (2.53%) Apache Hive
14 7 (2.22%) DB2 UDB
15 5 (1.58%) Oracle BI EE
16 4 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 82 (25.95%) JUnit
2 78 (24.68%) Maven
3 62 (19.62%) Ant
4 60 (18.99%) Eclipse
5 55 (17.41%) Subversion
6 35 (11.08%) Mockito
7 33 (10.44%) Git (software)
8 25 (7.91%) FitNesse
9 23 (7.28%) Log4j
10 21 (6.65%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
11 20 (6.33%) Hudson
12 17 (5.38%) JIRA
12 17 (5.38%) Cucumber
13 16 (5.06%) jMock
14 15 (4.75%) Hamcrest
15 13 (4.11%) CruiseControl
16 11 (3.48%) Toad
17 10 (3.16%) EasyMock
18 9 (2.85%) TeamCity
19 8 (2.53%) Jenkins
General
1 65 (20.57%) Finance
2 38 (12.03%) Banking
3 34 (10.76%) Retail
4 21 (6.65%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.01%) Telecoms
6 15 (4.75%) Investment Banking
7 10 (3.16%) Front Office
8 9 (2.85%) Marketing
8 9 (2.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (1.90%) Back Office
10 3 (0.95%) Games
11 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
12 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 244 (77.22%) Developer
2 193 (61.08%) Java Developer
3 25 (7.91%) Senior Developer
4 18 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
4 18 (5.70%) Architect
5 13 (4.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 11 (3.48%) Programmer
6 11 (3.48%) Solutions Architect
7 9 (2.85%) SQL Developer
7 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL Developer
7 9 (2.85%) Analyst
8 8 (2.53%) Technical Leader
9 7 (2.22%) Oracle Developer
10 6 (1.90%) Consultant
10 6 (1.90%) Java Programmer
11 5 (1.58%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (1.58%) Senior Oracle Developer
11 5 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Developer
11 5 (1.58%) SOA Developer
11 5 (1.58%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (59.49%) Spring
2 162 (51.27%) XML
3 136 (43.04%) HTML
4 121 (38.29%) J2EE
4 121 (38.29%) Hibernate
5 117 (37.03%) JSP
6 109 (34.49%) JMS
7 99 (31.33%) Web Services
8 95 (30.06%) Servlets
9 68 (21.52%) CSS
10 64 (20.25%) Ajax
11 62 (19.62%) Struts
12 51 (16.14%) REST
13 50 (15.82%) SOAP
14 48 (15.19%) XSLT
14 48 (15.19%) JSON
15 40 (12.66%) XML Schema
16 39 (12.34%) jQuery
17 36 (11.39%) Spring MVC
17 36 (11.39%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (6.33%) Open Source
1 20 (6.33%) Web 2.0
1 20 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.11%) Computer Science
3 10 (3.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 8 (2.53%) Clustering
5 7 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 7 (2.22%) N-Tier
5 7 (2.22%) Replication
6 6 (1.90%) Pharmacovigilance
6 6 (1.90%) Derivative
7 5 (1.58%) iPhone
7 5 (1.58%) LIMS
8 4 (1.27%) W3C
9 3 (0.95%) Informatics
9 3 (0.95%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.95%) Market Risk
9 3 (0.95%) iPad
9 3 (0.95%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 80 (25.32%) Linux
2 65 (20.57%) UNIX
3 24 (7.59%) Solaris
4 22 (6.96%) HPUX
5 18 (5.70%) Windows
6 7 (2.22%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.58%) AIX
9 4 (1.27%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.27%) Windows NT
9 4 (1.27%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.95%) CentOS
11 2 (0.63%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (27.85%) TDD
2 85 (26.90%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (18.67%) UML
4 57 (18.04%) OO
5 50 (15.82%) Scrum
6 47 (14.87%) Continuous Integration
7 41 (12.97%) SOA
7 41 (12.97%) MVC
7 41 (12.97%) Content Management
8 37 (11.71%) E-Commerce
9 31 (9.81%) Unit Testing
10 28 (8.86%) OOD
11 25 (7.91%) Use Case
12 23 (7.28%) Pair Programming
13 22 (6.96%) RAD
14 21 (6.65%) Configuration Management
15 20 (6.33%) OOA/OOD
16 18 (5.70%) Waterfall
16 18 (5.70%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (5.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 295 (93.35%) Java
2 187 (59.18%) SQL
3 114 (36.08%) JavaScript
4 59 (18.67%) PL/SQL
5 33 (10.44%) Perl
6 23 (7.28%) XPath
7 21 (6.65%) Bash Shell
8 17 (5.38%) Groovy
9 15 (4.75%) Python
10 10 (3.16%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.16%) C#
10 10 (3.16%) Scala
11 9 (2.85%) C++
12 6 (1.90%) PHP
12 6 (1.90%) Ruby
13 5 (1.58%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (1.58%) ActionScript
14 4 (1.27%) Jython
14 4 (1.27%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.95%) Korn
Qualifications
1 24 (7.59%) Degree
2 14 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.58%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (0.95%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.63%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.32%) OCPJWCD
6 1 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.32%) Brainbench
6 1 (0.32%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.01%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) JTAG
3 1 (0.32%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (1.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (0.63%) nmon
3 1 (0.32%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.32%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.32%) Ganglia
3 1 (0.32%) SCOM
3 1 (0.32%) Control-M
Vendors
1 165 (52.22%) Oracle
2 41 (12.97%) IBM
3 37 (11.71%) JBoss
4 23 (7.28%) Microsoft
4 23 (7.28%) ATG
5 19 (6.01%) Interwoven
5 19 (6.01%) Blue Martini
5 19 (6.01%) Elastic Path
6 13 (4.11%) Akamai
6 13 (4.11%) Adobe
7 12 (3.80%) Sybase
8 11 (3.48%) FatWire
9 9 (2.85%) BEA
9 9 (2.85%) webMethods
9 9 (2.85%) Vertica
10 7 (2.22%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.90%) Talend
12 5 (1.58%) Sun
13 4 (1.27%) Green Hat
13 4 (1.27%) ILOG
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