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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 432 398 366
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -32
Contract jobs citing JDBC 183 191 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.17% 1.25% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 118 128
Average daily rate
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£415 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £229 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £564 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £391 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
15599 15235 14857
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.89% 29.11% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10438 9919 8959
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 283 371
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £46.00 £44.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -46 163 £424 +5.87% 53
London -16 83 £470 +4.44% 22
City of London +9 29 £550 +10.00% 7
East of England -3 23 £403 - 1
South West -15 18 £375 -3.53% 5
Scotland +9 16 £375 -6.25% 1
South East -43 14 £413 +17.85% 11
North West -7 12 £400 +14.28% 8
Hertfordshire - 9 £405 - 1
Cheshire +15 8 £400 +23.07% 2
Glasgow +3 8 - -
Gloucestershire - 8 £230 - 2
Dorset 0 6 £375 -
Cirencester - 5 £475 - 1
Poole - 5 £375 -
Bristol -16 3 £400 - 2
Yorkshire -10 2 £375 +15.38% 1
Surrey -15 2 £350 +94.44%
West Yorkshire - 2 £375 - 1
Thames Valley - 2 £230 -
Gloucester - 2 £230 - 1
Greenford - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 £435 - 1
Docklands, London +16 1 £555 +101.81%
Berkshire +1 1 £230 -40.64% 3
West Midlands -8 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -17 1 £550 - 1
Oxford -18 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire -19 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 - -

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (87.02%) Java
2 194 (57.23%) Oracle
3 178 (52.51%) Spring
4 177 (52.21%) SQL
5 147 (43.36%) JSP
6 142 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
7 141 (41.59%) J2EE
8 140 (41.30%) XML
9 131 (38.64%) JavaScript
10 128 (37.76%) Web Services
11 117 (34.51%) Relational Database
12 106 (31.27%) MVC
13 105 (30.97%) JMS
14 103 (30.38%) HTML
15 95 (28.02%) UNIX
15 95 (28.02%) Oracle Database
16 91 (26.84%) Finance
17 90 (26.55%) CSS
17 90 (26.55%) Unit Testing
18 88 (25.96%) Maven
19 87 (25.66%) Hibernate
20 86 (25.37%) Ajax
21 84 (24.78%) WebSphere
22 83 (24.48%) JUnit
22 83 (24.48%) Linux
23 75 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
24 72 (21.24%) Struts
24 72 (21.24%) Tomcat
25 71 (20.94%) Banking
26 69 (20.35%) Servlets

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 84 (24.78%) WebSphere
2 72 (21.24%) Tomcat
3 49 (14.45%) WebLogic
3 49 (14.45%) Apache
4 46 (13.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 36 (10.62%) Oracle Service Bus
6 29 (8.55%) JBoss
6 29 (8.55%) CMS
7 22 (6.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 21 (6.19%) WebLogic Portal
8 21 (6.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 13 (3.83%) Oracle Workflow
10 10 (2.95%) Oracle Coherence
11 7 (2.06%) IBM HTTP Server
11 7 (2.06%) MQSeries
12 6 (1.77%) IIS
12 6 (1.77%) Jetty
13 5 (1.47%) Apache Pig
13 5 (1.47%) CICS
14 4 (1.18%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.36%) MS Office
2 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 23 (6.78%) Oracle BPM
2 21 (6.19%) Documaker
3 15 (4.42%) Oracle EBS
4 13 (3.83%) Oracle FAH
5 5 (1.47%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.29%) SAP HR
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.29%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.29%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.29%) Brady Trinity
6 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (15.04%) HTTP
2 34 (10.03%) HTTPS
3 28 (8.26%) SSL
4 12 (3.54%) Internet
5 10 (2.95%) FTP
6 6 (1.77%) DNS
6 6 (1.77%) SSH
7 5 (1.47%) PuTTY
7 5 (1.47%) SAN
7 5 (1.47%) LDAP
8 2 (0.59%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.59%) AMQP
9 1 (0.29%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.29%) SMS
9 1 (0.29%) SMTP
9 1 (0.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (34.51%) Relational Database
2 95 (28.02%) Oracle Database
3 65 (19.17%) RDBMS
4 48 (14.16%) MySQL
4 48 (14.16%) Oracle Database 11g
5 23 (6.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 23 (6.78%) Oracle ODI
6 21 (6.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 18 (5.31%) NoSQL
7 18 (5.31%) DB2
8 14 (4.13%) SQL Server
9 13 (3.83%) Oracle Database 10g
10 11 (3.24%) JasperReports
10 11 (3.24%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.36%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 6 (1.77%) Big Data
14 5 (1.47%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 88 (25.96%) Maven
2 83 (24.48%) JUnit
3 59 (17.40%) Ant
4 49 (14.45%) CruiseControl
5 46 (13.57%) Eclipse
6 45 (13.27%) Subversion
6 45 (13.27%) Mockito
7 38 (11.21%) JIRA
8 31 (9.14%) Git (software)
9 29 (8.55%) Selenium
10 25 (7.37%) TeamCity
11 23 (6.78%) IntelliJ
11 23 (6.78%) Hudson
12 21 (6.19%) Jenkins
13 13 (3.83%) PHPUnit
14 12 (3.54%) jMock
15 11 (3.24%) Cucumber
16 9 (2.65%) FitNesse
17 8 (2.36%) Bugzilla
18 7 (2.06%) Mercurial
General
1 91 (26.84%) Finance
2 71 (20.94%) Banking
3 44 (12.98%) Investment Banking
4 23 (6.78%) Billing
5 21 (6.19%) Retail
6 18 (5.31%) Front Office
7 17 (5.01%) Marketing
8 13 (3.83%) Telecoms
9 10 (2.95%) Financial Institution
10 7 (2.06%) Back Office
10 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 7 (2.06%) Advertising
11 6 (1.77%) Games
12 3 (0.88%) Legal
12 3 (0.88%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.59%) International Banking
14 1 (0.29%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.29%) French Language
14 1 (0.29%) Publishing
14 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 218 (64.31%) Developer
2 170 (50.15%) Java Developer
3 29 (8.55%) Architect
4 25 (7.37%) Senior Developer
5 22 (6.49%) Consultant
6 19 (5.60%) Senior Java Developer
7 18 (5.31%) Software Engineer
8 14 (4.13%) Analyst
8 14 (4.13%) Applications Developer
8 14 (4.13%) Oracle Consultant
8 14 (4.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 13 (3.83%) WebSphere Developer
10 11 (3.24%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.24%) Programmer
11 10 (2.95%) Senior Consultant
12 9 (2.65%) Oracle Developer
12 9 (2.65%) Java Programmer
13 8 (2.36%) J2EE Developer
13 8 (2.36%) Web Developer
14 7 (2.06%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (52.51%) Spring
2 147 (43.36%) JSP
3 141 (41.59%) J2EE
4 140 (41.30%) XML
5 128 (37.76%) Web Services
6 105 (30.97%) JMS
7 103 (30.38%) HTML
8 90 (26.55%) CSS
9 87 (25.66%) Hibernate
10 86 (25.37%) Ajax
11 72 (21.24%) Struts
12 69 (20.35%) Servlets
13 62 (18.29%) REST
14 58 (17.11%) SOAP
15 52 (15.34%) XSLT
15 52 (15.34%) Spring MVC
16 45 (13.27%) Middleware
17 36 (10.62%) JSON
18 35 (10.32%) WebCenter
19 31 (9.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.21%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.31%) Market Risk
2 18 (5.31%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.01%) Derivative
3 17 (5.01%) User Experience
4 16 (4.72%) Clustering
5 10 (2.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (2.65%) Mathematics
6 9 (2.65%) N-Tier
6 9 (2.65%) Data Integration
6 9 (2.65%) Hedge funds
7 8 (2.36%) iPad
7 8 (2.36%) Biology
8 7 (2.06%) Credit Risk
9 6 (1.77%) Life Science
10 5 (1.47%) Mainframe
10 5 (1.47%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.47%) Open Source
11 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 95 (28.02%) UNIX
2 83 (24.48%) Linux
3 17 (5.01%) Windows
4 12 (3.54%) VMS
5 11 (3.24%) Solaris
6 10 (2.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (2.65%) AIX
8 5 (1.47%) OpenVMS
9 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000
9 4 (1.18%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.59%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (41.89%) Agile Software Development
2 106 (31.27%) MVC
3 90 (26.55%) Unit Testing
4 75 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
5 63 (18.58%) Scrum
6 60 (17.70%) TDD
7 51 (15.04%) SOA
8 47 (13.86%) OO
9 43 (12.68%) Content Management
10 39 (11.50%) Multithreading
11 37 (10.91%) E-Commerce
12 36 (10.62%) Software Engineering
13 33 (9.73%) Waterfall
14 30 (8.85%) BDD
15 29 (8.55%) Web Application Development
15 29 (8.55%) Business Intelligence
15 29 (8.55%) Configuration Management
16 22 (6.49%) Business Analysis
16 22 (6.49%) Revenue Management
16 22 (6.49%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 295 (87.02%) Java
2 177 (52.21%) SQL
3 131 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 56 (16.52%) Bash Shell
5 55 (16.22%) PL/SQL
6 51 (15.04%) Shell Script
7 47 (13.86%) Perl
8 46 (13.57%) Python
9 30 (8.85%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
10 29 (8.55%) Jython
11 15 (4.42%) PHP
12 12 (3.54%) Korn
13 10 (2.95%) XPath
14 9 (2.65%) C++
15 8 (2.36%) PHP5
16 7 (2.06%) C
17 6 (1.77%) XQuery
18 4 (1.18%) DCL
18 4 (1.18%) C#
18 4 (1.18%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 25 (7.37%) Degree
2 9 (2.65%) Security Cleared
3 7 (2.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.59%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.59%) ISEB
4 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.19%) Data Quality
2 20 (5.90%) QA
3 6 (1.77%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (5.90%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (3.24%) Shibboleth
3 6 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.77%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 6 (1.77%) NFS
3 6 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.77%) HDFS
4 3 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.59%) Apache Flume
5 2 (0.59%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (6.78%) Oracle Identity Management
2 21 (6.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (1.47%) Puppet
4 4 (1.18%) CA Wily
4 4 (1.18%) OpenView
5 2 (0.59%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (0.59%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.59%) Oozie
5 2 (0.59%) nmon
6 1 (0.29%) logstash
6 1 (0.29%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 194 (57.23%) Oracle
2 57 (16.81%) IBM
3 23 (6.78%) Remedy
4 18 (5.31%) Siebel
5 17 (5.01%) Microsoft
6 13 (3.83%) FatWire
7 11 (3.24%) Sybase
8 10 (2.95%) SAP
9 8 (2.36%) ATG
9 8 (2.36%) Endeca
9 8 (2.36%) Zend
10 6 (1.77%) VMware
11 5 (1.47%) Informatica
11 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
12 4 (1.18%) Hyperion
12 4 (1.18%) Cognos
12 4 (1.18%) HP
12 4 (1.18%) hybris
13 3 (0.88%) Akamai
13 3 (0.88%) Tableau
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FPSG Connect
Posted: Yesterday
Middlesex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £395 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Oxford
OHO Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
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Rate: £585 - £630 per day
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