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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 549 452 407
Rank change year-on-year
-97 -45
Contract jobs citing JDBC 77 160 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.31% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 1.15% 1.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 110 97
Average daily rate £400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £325 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £602 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £376 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +0.13%
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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -84 56 £400 -11.11% 33
London -58 23 £450 -5.26% 23
South East +23 14 £355 -29.00% 4
Buckinghamshire +24 11 £355 - 1
Milton Keynes +13 11 £355 - 1
North West -23 11 £400 +14.28% 2
Manchester - 7 £400 - 2
Wales - 5 - - 1
Wrexham - 4 - - 1
North Wales - 4 - - 1
City of London +13 3 £575 -17.85% 5
Chester 0 3 £423 +20.71%
Cheshire -14 3 £423 +12.51%
North East -16 3 £316 -
Scotland -20 3 £364 -3.03% 1
Tyne and Wear -25 3 £316 -
Ipswich +9 2 £400 -
Suffolk 0 2 £400 -
East of England -2 2 £400 -0.12% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -29 2 £308 -
Hampshire - 2 £525 -
Stirling - 2 £364 -
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1
Belfast - 2 - - 1
County Antrim - 2 - - 1
Berkshire +5 1 £340 -32.00%
South West +2 1 £300 -22.58%
West Yorkshire -11 1 £413 +37.50%
Leeds -12 1 £413 +37.50%
East Midlands -14 1 £450 +36.36%

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 180 (81.08%) Java
2 113 (50.90%) JavaScript
3 112 (50.45%) Spring
4 111 (50.00%) SQL
5 109 (49.10%) J2EE
6 108 (48.65%) XML
7 99 (44.59%) Oracle
8 96 (43.24%) Web Services
9 94 (42.34%) Hibernate
10 79 (35.59%) JSP
10 79 (35.59%) SOAP
11 78 (35.14%) JMS
12 63 (28.38%) HTML
13 62 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (27.03%) Servlets
15 58 (26.13%) WebSphere
16 55 (24.77%) Finance
17 53 (23.87%) HTTP
18 50 (22.52%) Struts
18 50 (22.52%) Linux
18 50 (22.52%) REST
19 46 (20.72%) CSS
20 44 (19.82%) TDD
21 43 (19.37%) WebSphere Application Server
21 43 (19.37%) IBM
22 42 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
23 41 (18.47%) jQuery
23 41 (18.47%) JUnit
24 40 (18.02%) JBoss
24 40 (18.02%) Tomcat

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 58 (26.13%) WebSphere
2 43 (19.37%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (18.02%) JBoss
3 40 (18.02%) Tomcat
4 34 (15.32%) WebLogic
5 30 (13.51%) CMS
6 29 (13.06%) Apache
7 6 (2.70%) IBM HTTP Server
7 6 (2.70%) Jetty
8 5 (2.25%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
9 4 (1.80%) MQSeries
9 4 (1.80%) NetWeaver
10 3 (1.35%) WebSphere Process Server
11 2 (0.90%) Confluence
11 2 (0.90%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 1 (0.45%) Alfresco
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 1 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.45%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 3 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.35%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.86%) Taleo
2 3 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.45%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (23.87%) HTTP
2 18 (8.11%) SSL
3 16 (7.21%) Internet
3 16 (7.21%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.41%) LDAP
5 11 (4.95%) HTTPS
6 8 (3.60%) FTP
7 4 (1.80%) Firewall
7 4 (1.80%) Reverse Proxy
7 4 (1.80%) SMTP
8 1 (0.45%) SNMP
8 1 (0.45%) SSH
8 1 (0.45%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (18.02%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.76%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 14 (6.31%) MySQL
4 9 (4.05%) DB2
4 9 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.60%) SQL Server
6 7 (3.15%) WebFOCUS
7 6 (2.70%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.25%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.25%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (1.80%) Big Data
9 4 (1.80%) DataStage
9 4 (1.80%) HBase
10 2 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle8/8i Database
10 2 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 41 (18.47%) JUnit
2 37 (16.67%) Maven
3 27 (12.16%) Jenkins
4 22 (9.91%) Mockito
5 20 (9.01%) Git (software)
6 17 (7.66%) Ant
6 17 (7.66%) Subversion
7 12 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 12 (5.41%) Introscope
8 10 (4.50%) Cucumber
8 10 (4.50%) jMock
9 9 (4.05%) JIRA
10 8 (3.60%) Gradle
11 7 (3.15%) AccuRev
11 7 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.15%) Checkstyle
11 7 (3.15%) ClearCase
11 7 (3.15%) FindBugs
12 6 (2.70%) TestDirector
13 5 (2.25%) Gatling
General
1 55 (24.77%) Finance
2 30 (13.51%) Banking
3 14 (6.31%) Financial Institution
4 12 (5.41%) Front Office
5 9 (4.05%) Marketing
6 5 (2.25%) Automotive
7 4 (1.80%) Retail
7 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.35%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.35%) Legal
9 2 (0.90%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 159 (71.62%) Developer
2 126 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 37 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 37 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
4 23 (10.36%) J2EE Developer
4 23 (10.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 18 (8.11%) Architect
6 17 (7.66%) JavaScript Developer
7 16 (7.21%) Consultant
8 13 (5.86%) Administrator
8 13 (5.86%) Senior J2EE Developer
8 13 (5.86%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
8 13 (5.86%) ServiceNow Developer
9 12 (5.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
9 12 (5.41%) WebSphere Administrator
10 10 (4.50%) Analyst
10 10 (4.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
11 6 (2.70%) Applications Developer
11 6 (2.70%) Java Swing Developer
11 6 (2.70%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (50.45%) Spring
2 109 (49.10%) J2EE
3 108 (48.65%) XML
4 96 (43.24%) Web Services
5 94 (42.34%) Hibernate
6 79 (35.59%) JSP
6 79 (35.59%) SOAP
7 78 (35.14%) JMS
8 63 (28.38%) HTML
9 60 (27.03%) Servlets
10 50 (22.52%) REST
10 50 (22.52%) Struts
11 46 (20.72%) CSS
12 41 (18.47%) jQuery
13 35 (15.77%) JSON
14 25 (11.26%) ODBC
14 25 (11.26%) XSLT
15 23 (10.36%) EJB
16 22 (9.91%) Ajax
17 19 (8.56%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (6.76%) Clustering
3 13 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.41%) iPad
5 8 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.80%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.80%) Equities
6 4 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.80%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.35%) Fixed Income
7 3 (1.35%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.35%) Online Banking
7 3 (1.35%) User Experience
8 2 (0.90%) Credit Risk
8 2 (0.90%) Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.90%) Reference Data
8 2 (0.90%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.45%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (22.52%) Linux
2 38 (17.12%) Unix
3 18 (8.11%) Windows
4 9 (4.05%) Solaris
5 4 (1.80%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.90%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (27.93%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (19.82%) TDD
3 42 (18.92%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (15.32%) OO
5 26 (11.71%) High Availability
5 26 (11.71%) MVC
6 25 (11.26%) Multithreading
6 25 (11.26%) Software Architecture
7 24 (10.81%) E-Commerce
8 21 (9.46%) Unit Testing
9 18 (8.11%) Data Modelling
9 18 (8.11%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (8.11%) Scrum
10 17 (7.66%) SOA
11 16 (7.21%) OOA/OOD
11 16 (7.21%) UML
12 14 (6.31%) AOP
12 14 (6.31%) Open Source
13 12 (5.41%) Performance Testing
13 12 (5.41%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 180 (81.08%) Java
2 113 (50.90%) JavaScript
3 111 (50.00%) SQL
4 28 (12.61%) PL/SQL
5 23 (10.36%) Python
6 22 (9.91%) Bash Shell
7 13 (5.86%) Jython
7 13 (5.86%) Korn
8 10 (4.50%) BeanShell
8 10 (4.50%) Shell Script
9 8 (3.60%) C++
10 7 (3.15%) Groovy
11 6 (2.70%) Perl
12 5 (2.25%) Scala
13 4 (1.80%) COBOL
13 4 (1.80%) PHP
14 3 (1.35%) C
14 3 (1.35%) Ruby
14 3 (1.35%) VB
15 2 (0.90%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (8.11%) Degree
2 8 (3.60%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.35%) ISEB
4 3 (1.35%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.90%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.45%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (3.60%) Shibboleth
2 2 (0.90%) Cygwin
2 2 (0.90%) Docker
3 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (5.86%) CA Wily
2 6 (2.70%) Control-M
2 6 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.35%) HP SiteScope
3 3 (1.35%) nmon
4 2 (0.90%) BladeLogic
4 2 (0.90%) CA Service Virtualization
4 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.90%) yum
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) logstash
5 1 (0.45%) Nagios
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) Salt
5 1 (0.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (0.45%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 99 (44.59%) Oracle
2 43 (19.37%) IBM
3 20 (9.01%) ServiceNow
4 12 (5.41%) ATG
4 12 (5.41%) Endeca
4 12 (5.41%) SAP
5 11 (4.95%) CA
6 10 (4.50%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (4.50%) Sybase
7 8 (3.60%) TIBCO
8 6 (2.70%) HP
8 6 (2.70%) Rally
9 5 (2.25%) Akamai
9 5 (2.25%) webMethods
10 3 (1.35%) BEA
10 3 (1.35%) Hortonworks
10 3 (1.35%) Microsoft
10 3 (1.35%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.90%) BMC
11 2 (0.90%) Sun
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