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 24 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 429 395 337
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -58
Contract jobs citing JDBC 165 178 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.12% 1.26% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 96 141
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £244 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £375 £385
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £39.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £39.00 -

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
14718 14100 13785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.14% 27.54% 28.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10077 9008 8644
Average daily rate £395 £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +0.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 302 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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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 -35 141 £425 - 28
London -10 72 £475 +5.55% 9
Scotland -2 22 £400 +6.66%
City of London -2 21 £600 +23.07% 4
Edinburgh +1 17 £375 +30.43%
South East -36 17 £413 +26.92% 8
North West -6 15 £350 -6.66% 2
East of England -4 12 £403 - 5
South West -18 10 £375 - 2
Cheshire +7 7 £419 +15.58%
Hertfordshire +11 4 £428 - 3
Berkshire -2 4 £475 +46.15% 3
Surrey -8 4 £550 +189.47% 1
Glasgow - 4 - -
Dorset +1 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £350 - 1
Liverpool - 3 £350 - 1
Chester +11 2 £350 -5.01%
Yorkshire -13 2 £300 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £300 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £230 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £550 -
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Bristol - 2 £400 - 1
Gloucester - 2 £230 -
Leeds - 2 £300 -
Poole - 2 £375 -
Manchester - 1 £600 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 317 (88.30%) Java
2 191 (53.20%) Oracle
3 183 (50.97%) SQL
3 183 (50.97%) Spring
4 178 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
5 161 (44.85%) XML
6 150 (41.78%) JavaScript
7 149 (41.50%) JSP
8 127 (35.38%) J2EE
8 127 (35.38%) Web Services
9 125 (34.82%) HTML
10 124 (34.54%) Relational Database
11 117 (32.59%) UNIX
12 112 (31.20%) MVC
13 104 (28.97%) Linux
14 102 (28.41%) CSS
15 99 (27.58%) Maven
16 98 (27.30%) JUnit
17 95 (26.46%) JMS
17 95 (26.46%) Finance
18 92 (25.63%) Ajax
19 89 (24.79%) WebSphere
20 87 (24.23%) Unit Testing
21 84 (23.40%) TDD
22 83 (23.12%) Oracle Database
23 82 (22.84%) Hibernate
23 82 (22.84%) Tomcat
24 81 (22.56%) Banking
25 77 (21.45%) Ant
26 76 (21.17%) Servlets

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 89 (24.79%) WebSphere
2 82 (22.84%) Tomcat
3 50 (13.93%) WebLogic
4 48 (13.37%) Apache
5 39 (10.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 32 (8.91%) JBoss
7 25 (6.96%) Oracle Service Bus
8 23 (6.41%) CMS
9 22 (6.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 19 (5.29%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 17 (4.74%) WebLogic Portal
12 13 (3.62%) MQSeries
13 11 (3.06%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (2.51%) TIBCO EMS
15 8 (2.23%) IBM HTTP Server
16 7 (1.95%) CICS
17 6 (1.67%) IIS
17 6 (1.67%) Oracle Coherence
17 6 (1.67%) GlassFish
17 6 (1.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 8 (2.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 20 (5.57%) Documaker
2 18 (5.01%) Oracle BPM
3 15 (4.18%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (3.06%) Oracle FAH
5 2 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.28%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.28%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.23%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (11.42%) HTTP
2 32 (8.91%) HTTPS
3 22 (6.13%) SSL
4 9 (2.51%) Internet
5 8 (2.23%) FTP
6 7 (1.95%) LDAP
7 6 (1.67%) DNS
7 6 (1.67%) SSH
8 5 (1.39%) PuTTY
8 5 (1.39%) SAN
9 2 (0.56%) Intranet
9 2 (0.56%) ATM
9 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.56%) AMQP
10 1 (0.28%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (34.54%) Relational Database
2 83 (23.12%) Oracle Database
3 69 (19.22%) RDBMS
4 56 (15.60%) MySQL
5 42 (11.70%) Oracle Database 11g
6 25 (6.96%) DB2
7 23 (6.41%) SQL Server
8 21 (5.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 21 (5.85%) Oracle ODI
9 20 (5.57%) NoSQL
10 17 (4.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 11 (3.06%) MongoDB
11 11 (3.06%) JasperReports
12 10 (2.79%) Hadoop
12 10 (2.79%) Big Data
13 8 (2.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 8 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
14 7 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
14 7 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (1.95%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 99 (27.58%) Maven
2 98 (27.30%) JUnit
3 77 (21.45%) Ant
4 70 (19.50%) Eclipse
5 56 (15.60%) Subversion
6 50 (13.93%) CruiseControl
7 44 (12.26%) Mockito
8 38 (10.58%) JIRA
8 38 (10.58%) Selenium
9 35 (9.75%) Jenkins
10 33 (9.19%) Git (software)
11 30 (8.36%) TeamCity
12 28 (7.80%) IntelliJ
13 19 (5.29%) Hudson
14 13 (3.62%) PHPUnit
15 12 (3.34%) jMock
16 11 (3.06%) Cucumber
17 9 (2.51%) FitNesse
17 9 (2.51%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
18 8 (2.23%) Bugzilla
General
1 95 (26.46%) Finance
2 81 (22.56%) Banking
3 38 (10.58%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.69%) Front Office
5 20 (5.57%) Billing
6 18 (5.01%) Retail
7 17 (4.74%) Marketing
8 11 (3.06%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.79%) Financial Institution
10 7 (1.95%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.95%) Advertising
11 6 (1.67%) Games
12 3 (0.84%) Legal
12 3 (0.84%) Back Office
13 2 (0.56%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.56%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.56%) French Language
14 1 (0.28%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.28%) International Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 252 (70.19%) Developer
2 198 (55.15%) Java Developer
3 23 (6.41%) Architect
4 19 (5.29%) Consultant
5 18 (5.01%) Senior Developer
6 16 (4.46%) Software Engineer
7 15 (4.18%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (4.18%) WebSphere Developer
8 13 (3.62%) Analyst
9 11 (3.06%) Oracle Consultant
9 11 (3.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 10 (2.79%) Applications Developer
11 9 (2.51%) Senior Consultant
12 8 (2.23%) Web Developer
12 8 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (1.95%) Programmer
13 7 (1.95%) Support Analyst
13 7 (1.95%) Oracle Developer
13 7 (1.95%) Project Leader
13 7 (1.95%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (50.97%) Spring
2 161 (44.85%) XML
3 149 (41.50%) JSP
4 127 (35.38%) J2EE
4 127 (35.38%) Web Services
5 125 (34.82%) HTML
6 102 (28.41%) CSS
7 95 (26.46%) JMS
8 92 (25.63%) Ajax
9 82 (22.84%) Hibernate
10 76 (21.17%) Struts
10 76 (21.17%) Servlets
11 66 (18.38%) XSLT
12 61 (16.99%) SOAP
13 57 (15.88%) REST
14 51 (14.21%) Spring MVC
15 43 (11.98%) EJB
16 42 (11.70%) Middleware
17 40 (11.14%) JSON
18 38 (10.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.24%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (5.85%) Derivative
3 17 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (4.18%) Clustering
5 15 (4.18%) User Experience
6 13 (3.62%) Market Risk
7 11 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 11 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.79%) Mathematics
9 9 (2.51%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.23%) Biology
10 8 (2.23%) Mainframe
11 7 (1.95%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (1.67%) Data Integration
12 6 (1.67%) Life Science
12 6 (1.67%) Open Source
12 6 (1.67%) iPad
13 4 (1.11%) Data Structures
13 4 (1.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 117 (32.59%) UNIX
2 104 (28.97%) Linux
3 21 (5.85%) Windows
4 13 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (3.06%) VMS
6 9 (2.51%) Solaris
7 8 (2.23%) AIX
8 4 (1.11%) Windows 2000
8 4 (1.11%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.84%) OpenVMS
10 2 (0.56%) zOS
11 1 (0.28%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (31.20%) MVC
3 87 (24.23%) Unit Testing
4 84 (23.40%) TDD
5 76 (21.17%) Continuous Integration
6 74 (20.61%) Scrum
7 52 (14.48%) OO
8 48 (13.37%) SOA
9 40 (11.14%) Software Engineering
10 38 (10.58%) BDD
11 37 (10.31%) Multithreading
12 35 (9.75%) E-Commerce
13 34 (9.47%) Waterfall
14 33 (9.19%) Content Management
15 32 (8.91%) Web Application Development
16 27 (7.52%) UML
16 27 (7.52%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (6.69%) Configuration Management
18 21 (5.85%) RAD
19 20 (5.57%) Revenue Management
Programming Languages
1 317 (88.30%) Java
2 183 (50.97%) SQL
3 150 (41.78%) JavaScript
4 58 (16.16%) PL/SQL
5 49 (13.65%) Shell Script
6 46 (12.81%) Perl
6 46 (12.81%) Bash Shell
7 32 (8.91%) Python
8 26 (7.24%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
9 20 (5.57%) Jython
10 16 (4.46%) PHP
11 12 (3.34%) XPath
12 8 (2.23%) PHP5
13 7 (1.95%) C#
14 6 (1.67%) C++
14 6 (1.67%) C
14 6 (1.67%) Korn
14 6 (1.67%) JPQL
15 5 (1.39%) Groovy
16 3 (0.84%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 26 (7.24%) Degree
2 10 (2.79%) Security Cleared
3 8 (2.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.57%) Data Quality
2 18 (5.01%) QA
3 7 (1.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.28%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 18 (5.01%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.06%) Shibboleth
3 6 (1.67%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 6 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.67%) NFS
3 6 (1.67%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.11%) HDFS
5 2 (0.56%) Docker
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 19 (5.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 18 (5.01%) Oracle Identity Management
3 5 (1.39%) OpenView
3 5 (1.39%) Puppet
4 3 (0.84%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 1 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.28%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.28%) logstash
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.28%) Graphite
Vendors
1 191 (53.20%) Oracle
2 65 (18.11%) IBM
3 24 (6.69%) Remedy
4 19 (5.29%) Microsoft
5 16 (4.46%) Sybase
5 16 (4.46%) SAP
5 16 (4.46%) Siebel
6 11 (3.06%) Red Hat
7 9 (2.51%) TIBCO
8 8 (2.23%) FatWire
8 8 (2.23%) Zend
9 6 (1.67%) VMware
9 6 (1.67%) Endeca
9 6 (1.67%) ATG
9 6 (1.67%) Murex
9 6 (1.67%) HP
9 6 (1.67%) Informatica
10 5 (1.39%) webMethods
10 5 (1.39%) 29West
11 4 (1.11%) hybris
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