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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 431 399 390
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -9
Contract jobs citing JDBC 141 178 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.35% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.02% 1.30% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 95 73
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£445 £401 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.98% +6.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £243 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £641 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13794 13709 12465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 26.93% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9091 8545 7813
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 268 319
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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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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 -36 121 £463 +8.82% 53
London -23 76 £475 +11.76% 21
City of London +11 21 £700 +40.00% 9
Scotland -8 16 £375 +7.14% 4
North West -12 15 £350 -21.12% 7
Cheshire +8 12 £376 +27.82% 2
South East -34 9 £500 +53.84% 11
Edinburgh +1 8 £425 +21.42% 3
Chester +17 5 £350 -3.44% 1
South West -3 5 £388 -13.88% 3
Berkshire -6 4 £500 +48.14% 7
Yorkshire -12 4 £320 - 2
Wiltshire - 4 £388 -
Swindon - 4 £388 -
Milton Keynes +1 3 - -
Buckinghamshire -7 3 - -
East of England +10 2 £432 +7.74% 4
Docklands, London +8 2 £615 +170.32% 1
East Midlands +7 2 £330 -14.83% 2
Surrey +6 2 - - 2
West Yorkshire +1 2 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire -4 2 £323 -
Leeds - 2 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire +10 1 £488 +21.72% 4
Woking - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - - 2
Doncaster - 1 £325 -
Nottingham - 1 - - 2
Bracknell - 1 £475 -
Bradford - - - -

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 277 (92.03%) Java
2 165 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (48.84%) Spring
4 144 (47.84%) XML
5 142 (47.18%) SQL
6 133 (44.19%) Oracle
7 119 (39.53%) JavaScript
8 107 (35.55%) HTML
9 106 (35.22%) JSP
10 101 (33.55%) Relational Database
11 96 (31.89%) JUnit
12 92 (30.56%) J2EE
12 92 (30.56%) Web Services
13 89 (29.57%) Linux
13 89 (29.57%) CSS
13 89 (29.57%) TDD
14 85 (28.24%) JMS
14 85 (28.24%) Maven
15 84 (27.91%) UNIX
15 84 (27.91%) MVC
16 78 (25.91%) Ant
17 74 (24.58%) Finance
18 72 (23.92%) Tomcat
19 70 (23.26%) Unit Testing
19 70 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
20 68 (22.59%) Servlets
21 66 (21.93%) Banking
22 65 (21.59%) WebSphere
23 64 (21.26%) Scrum
24 63 (20.93%) Hibernate

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 72 (23.92%) Tomcat
2 65 (21.59%) WebSphere
3 36 (11.96%) WebLogic
4 27 (8.97%) Apache
5 21 (6.98%) JBoss
6 17 (5.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 14 (4.65%) Oracle Service Bus
8 12 (3.99%) CMS
9 11 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 9 (2.99%) TIBCO EMS
11 8 (2.66%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (2.66%) Oracle Workflow
11 8 (2.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 8 (2.66%) CICS
11 8 (2.66%) Jetty
11 8 (2.66%) Apache Pig
12 7 (2.33%) MQSeries
13 6 (1.99%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.66%) WebLogic Portal
14 5 (1.66%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.66%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.33%) MS Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (3.32%) Documaker
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle BPM
2 6 (1.99%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.66%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle FAH
5 1 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (8.97%) HTTP
2 19 (6.31%) HTTPS
3 14 (4.65%) SSL
4 8 (2.66%) LDAP
5 5 (1.66%) Internet
6 4 (1.33%) SSH
6 4 (1.33%) FTP
6 4 (1.33%) PuTTY
6 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.33%) DNS
6 4 (1.33%) SAN
7 2 (0.66%) ATM
8 1 (0.33%) SMTP
8 1 (0.33%) Intranet
8 1 (0.33%) AMQP
8 1 (0.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.55%) Relational Database
2 55 (18.27%) RDBMS
3 48 (15.95%) Oracle Database
4 39 (12.96%) MySQL
5 24 (7.97%) DB2
6 21 (6.98%) Oracle Database 11g
7 19 (6.31%) SQL Server
8 13 (4.32%) Hadoop
8 13 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (4.32%) Big Data
9 12 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (3.32%) Oracle BI EE
10 10 (3.32%) NoSQL
10 10 (3.32%) Oracle ODI
11 7 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
11 7 (2.33%) Apache Hive
11 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
11 7 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
12 6 (1.99%) OLTP
12 6 (1.99%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 96 (31.89%) JUnit
2 85 (28.24%) Maven
3 78 (25.91%) Ant
4 59 (19.60%) Eclipse
5 46 (15.28%) Subversion
6 42 (13.95%) CruiseControl
7 39 (12.96%) Mockito
8 32 (10.63%) Git (software)
8 32 (10.63%) Selenium
9 28 (9.30%) Jenkins
10 25 (8.31%) TeamCity
11 23 (7.64%) IntelliJ
12 18 (5.98%) jMock
13 16 (5.32%) JIRA
14 15 (4.98%) FitNesse
14 15 (4.98%) Hudson
15 8 (2.66%) Cucumber
15 8 (2.66%) JBehave
15 8 (2.66%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
16 6 (1.99%) Hamcrest
General
1 74 (24.58%) Finance
2 66 (21.93%) Banking
3 27 (8.97%) Investment Banking
3 27 (8.97%) Front Office
4 12 (3.99%) Retail
5 10 (3.32%) Billing
5 10 (3.32%) Marketing
6 7 (2.33%) Games
7 5 (1.66%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.33%) Advertising
9 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.66%) Back Office
10 2 (0.66%) Legal
10 2 (0.66%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.66%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.33%) French Language
11 1 (0.33%) Greek Language
11 1 (0.33%) Local Government
11 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 243 (80.73%) Developer
2 190 (63.12%) Java Developer
3 19 (6.31%) Senior Developer
4 17 (5.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (4.98%) WebSphere Developer
5 15 (4.98%) Architect
6 8 (2.66%) Analyst
6 8 (2.66%) Consultant
7 7 (2.33%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (2.33%) Programmer
7 7 (2.33%) Oracle Developer
7 7 (2.33%) C# Developer
8 6 (1.99%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (1.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 6 (1.99%) Designer
8 6 (1.99%) Scala Developer
9 5 (1.66%) Agile C# Developer
9 5 (1.66%) Administrator
9 5 (1.66%) Team Leader
9 5 (1.66%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (48.84%) Spring
2 144 (47.84%) XML
3 107 (35.55%) HTML
4 106 (35.22%) JSP
5 92 (30.56%) J2EE
5 92 (30.56%) Web Services
6 89 (29.57%) CSS
7 85 (28.24%) JMS
8 68 (22.59%) Servlets
9 63 (20.93%) Hibernate
10 61 (20.27%) Ajax
11 54 (17.94%) SOAP
12 48 (15.95%) REST
13 45 (14.95%) Struts
14 43 (14.29%) EJB
14 43 (14.29%) JSON
15 42 (13.95%) Spring MVC
16 40 (13.29%) XSLT
17 32 (10.63%) iBATIS
18 27 (8.97%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.97%) Derivative
2 20 (6.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 15 (4.98%) Clustering
3 15 (4.98%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.32%) Mainframe
5 9 (2.99%) N-Tier
6 8 (2.66%) Client/Server
6 8 (2.66%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.66%) User Experience
6 8 (2.66%) IBM Mainframe
7 7 (2.33%) Market Risk
8 6 (1.99%) Open Source
8 6 (1.99%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.33%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 4 (1.33%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.00%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.00%) DataPower
10 3 (1.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 89 (29.57%) Linux
2 84 (27.91%) UNIX
3 13 (4.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (3.65%) Windows
5 6 (1.99%) VMS
6 3 (1.00%) Solaris
7 2 (0.66%) AIX
7 2 (0.66%) zOS
8 1 (0.33%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (54.82%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.57%) TDD
3 84 (27.91%) MVC
4 70 (23.26%) Unit Testing
4 70 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
5 64 (21.26%) Scrum
6 40 (13.29%) OO
7 35 (11.63%) SOA
8 33 (10.96%) Multithreading
9 28 (9.30%) BDD
10 27 (8.97%) Waterfall
11 22 (7.31%) Software Engineering
12 21 (6.98%) Web Application Development
13 20 (6.64%) Pair Programming
13 20 (6.64%) UML
14 19 (6.31%) RAD
15 18 (5.98%) E-Commerce
15 18 (5.98%) Integration Testing
16 17 (5.65%) Migration
17 16 (5.32%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 277 (92.03%) Java
2 142 (47.18%) SQL
3 119 (39.53%) JavaScript
4 54 (17.94%) PL/SQL
5 33 (10.96%) Shell Script
6 26 (8.64%) Perl
7 25 (8.31%) Bash Shell
8 18 (5.98%) Python
9 12 (3.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 9 (2.99%) XPath
11 8 (2.66%) Groovy
11 8 (2.66%) C#
12 7 (2.33%) Jython
12 7 (2.33%) Scala
13 6 (1.99%) Korn
13 6 (1.99%) JPQL
14 5 (1.66%) PHP
15 4 (1.33%) Ruby
16 3 (1.00%) C++
16 3 (1.00%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 13 (4.32%) Degree
2 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.33%) VCP4
5 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.65%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.66%) QA
3 7 (2.33%) SLA
4 2 (0.66%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 9 (2.99%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.66%) Docker
3 5 (1.66%) Shibboleth
4 4 (1.33%) HDFS
4 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (1.33%) NFS
4 4 (1.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (1.99%) OpenView
3 5 (1.66%) Oracle Identity Management
4 4 (1.33%) Puppet
5 3 (1.00%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 2 (0.66%) Control-M
6 2 (0.66%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 133 (44.19%) Oracle
2 56 (18.60%) IBM
3 17 (5.65%) Sybase
4 15 (4.98%) SAP
5 12 (3.99%) Red Hat
6 11 (3.65%) TIBCO
6 11 (3.65%) Remedy
7 10 (3.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (2.66%) HP
9 7 (2.33%) Informatica
10 6 (1.99%) FatWire
10 6 (1.99%) webMethods
10 6 (1.99%) Murex
11 5 (1.66%) Akamai
12 4 (1.33%) 29West
12 4 (1.33%) Tableau
12 4 (1.33%) VMware
12 4 (1.33%) Cognos
12 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
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