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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
Rank 484 450 419
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -31
Contract jobs citing JDBC 113 149 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 1.00% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 81 54
Average daily rate
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£388 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £653
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00

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
14917 14887 12863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.80% 27.33% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 9662 9655 8037
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 219 349
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.05 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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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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 97 £386 -0.32% 36
London -43 47 £450 +8.95% 21
Scotland 0 10 £400 +14.28% 4
South West +6 9 £380 - 2
South East -38 9 £369 +15.23% 5
East of England +15 8 £205 -50.30% 2
Milton Keynes 0 8 £368 +3.15%
City of London -1 8 £408 -22.38% 6
Buckinghamshire -3 8 £368 +3.15%
Edinburgh -2 7 £400 +14.28% 1
North West -24 7 £388 -7.73% 3
North East - 7 £300 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 7 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 7 £300 - 1
Cheshire -10 6 £388 -7.73% 1
Hammersmith - 5 £470 -
Gloucestershire -11 4 £385 -
Chester +5 3 £363 -
Cheltenham -3 3 £363 -
Glasgow -3 3 £450 +21.62% 3
Swindon - 3 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £205 - 2
Wiltshire - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire +2 2 - -
Watford +2 2 - -
Docklands, London +1 2 £615 +170.32% 1
East Midlands -6 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Luton - 2 £375 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £375 -

JDBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 248 (89.86%) Java
2 143 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
3 140 (50.72%) XML
4 137 (49.64%) Spring
5 130 (47.10%) Oracle
6 123 (44.57%) SQL
7 95 (34.42%) JMS
8 94 (34.06%) JavaScript
9 88 (31.88%) HTML
9 88 (31.88%) J2EE
10 86 (31.16%) TDD
11 85 (30.80%) JUnit
12 79 (28.62%) JSP
12 79 (28.62%) Relational Database
13 77 (27.90%) Web Services
14 71 (25.72%) Linux
15 69 (25.00%) Servlets
16 67 (24.28%) UNIX
17 65 (23.55%) Maven
18 64 (23.19%) SOAP
19 63 (22.83%) CSS
20 60 (21.74%) Finance
21 59 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (21.01%) Ant
23 57 (20.65%) Oracle Database
24 54 (19.57%) Hibernate
25 53 (19.20%) Scrum
26 51 (18.48%) Tomcat
27 50 (18.12%) WebSphere
28 49 (17.75%) Eclipse

JDBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 51 (18.48%) Tomcat
2 50 (18.12%) WebSphere
3 39 (14.13%) WebLogic
4 22 (7.97%) JBoss
5 15 (5.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (5.07%) Oracle Service Bus
7 12 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (3.99%) Jetty
8 11 (3.99%) Apache
8 11 (3.99%) MQSeries
9 10 (3.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 7 (2.54%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (2.54%) Oracle Coherence
10 7 (2.54%) AquaLogic
11 6 (2.17%) GlassFish
11 6 (2.17%) Apache Pig
11 6 (2.17%) CICS
12 5 (1.81%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (1.09%) Oracle BPEL
13 3 (1.09%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 1 (0.36%) MS Project
1 1 (0.36%) MS Office
1 1 (0.36%) MS Visio
1 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (2.90%) Documaker
1 8 (2.90%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (2.54%) Oracle 11i
3 3 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.72%) SAP SRM
4 2 (0.72%) Tridion
5 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.17%) GitHub
2 3 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.68%) HTTP
2 17 (6.16%) SSL
3 16 (5.80%) HTTPS
4 11 (3.99%) Internet
5 9 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.26%) LDAP
6 3 (1.09%) FTP
6 3 (1.09%) Firewall
7 2 (0.72%) ATM
8 1 (0.36%) SAN
8 1 (0.36%) Intranet
8 1 (0.36%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (28.62%) Relational Database
2 57 (20.65%) Oracle Database
3 39 (14.13%) RDBMS
4 33 (11.96%) DB2
5 26 (9.42%) MySQL
6 17 (6.16%) SQL Server
7 16 (5.80%) Oracle Database 11g
8 14 (5.07%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (4.35%) Oracle ODI
9 12 (4.35%) MongoDB
10 11 (3.99%) Hadoop
10 11 (3.99%) Big Data
10 11 (3.99%) Oracle Reports
10 11 (3.99%) Data Warehouse
11 10 (3.62%) Oracle Database 10g
11 10 (3.62%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 7 (2.54%) Oracle8/8i Database
12 7 (2.54%) Oracle9i Database
12 7 (2.54%) Informix
Development Applications
1 85 (30.80%) JUnit
2 65 (23.55%) Maven
3 58 (21.01%) Ant
4 49 (17.75%) Eclipse
5 43 (15.58%) Subversion
6 32 (11.59%) CruiseControl
7 31 (11.23%) Mockito
8 30 (10.87%) Git (software)
9 25 (9.06%) Selenium
10 22 (7.97%) Jenkins
11 21 (7.61%) TeamCity
12 16 (5.80%) JIRA
13 15 (5.43%) jMock
13 15 (5.43%) Cucumber
14 13 (4.71%) FitNesse
15 12 (4.35%) Gradle
16 9 (3.26%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
17 7 (2.54%) IntelliJ
17 7 (2.54%) Hudson
18 6 (2.17%) Hamcrest
General
1 60 (21.74%) Finance
2 49 (17.75%) Banking
3 24 (8.70%) Front Office
4 18 (6.52%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.26%) Retail
6 8 (2.90%) Billing
6 8 (2.90%) Games
7 2 (0.72%) Marketing
7 2 (0.72%) Dutch Language
7 2 (0.72%) French Language
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
7 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.72%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.36%) Advertising
8 1 (0.36%) Greek Language
8 1 (0.36%) Local Government
8 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (79.35%) Developer
2 169 (61.23%) Java Developer
3 19 (6.88%) Senior Developer
4 17 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (5.07%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 13 (4.71%) Architect
7 8 (2.90%) Consultant
7 8 (2.90%) Scala Developer
8 7 (2.54%) AWS Developer
9 6 (2.17%) Software Developer
9 6 (2.17%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (2.17%) C# Developer
9 6 (2.17%) J2EE Developer
10 5 (1.81%) Administrator
10 5 (1.81%) Team Leader
10 5 (1.81%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (1.81%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (1.81%) Designer
10 5 (1.81%) Informatica Developer
10 5 (1.81%) Oracle Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (50.72%) XML
2 137 (49.64%) Spring
3 95 (34.42%) JMS
4 88 (31.88%) HTML
4 88 (31.88%) J2EE
5 79 (28.62%) JSP
6 77 (27.90%) Web Services
7 69 (25.00%) Servlets
8 64 (23.19%) SOAP
9 63 (22.83%) CSS
10 54 (19.57%) Hibernate
11 45 (16.30%) Ajax
12 42 (15.22%) JSON
13 40 (14.49%) XSLT
14 38 (13.77%) EJB
15 34 (12.32%) REST
16 33 (11.96%) Struts
16 33 (11.96%) Spring MVC
17 31 (11.23%) XML Schema
18 29 (10.51%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.88%) Derivative
2 16 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 16 (5.80%) Clustering
2 16 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (3.99%) N-Tier
5 10 (3.62%) Open Source
6 9 (3.26%) Client/Server
7 8 (2.90%) Mainframe
8 7 (2.54%) Online Banking
9 6 (2.17%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (1.45%) Market Risk
10 4 (1.45%) Data Structures
11 3 (1.09%) Credit Risk
11 3 (1.09%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.09%) Neural Network
11 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
11 3 (1.09%) Fixed Income
11 3 (1.09%) Equities
12 2 (0.72%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 71 (25.72%) Linux
2 67 (24.28%) UNIX
3 13 (4.71%) Windows
3 13 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (1.45%) Solaris
5 2 (0.72%) HPUX
6 1 (0.36%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (51.81%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.16%) TDD
3 59 (21.38%) Continuous Integration
4 53 (19.20%) Scrum
5 47 (17.03%) MVC
6 46 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 40 (14.49%) OO
8 39 (14.13%) SOA
8 39 (14.13%) Multithreading
9 28 (10.14%) UML
10 27 (9.78%) Software Engineering
11 22 (7.97%) Pair Programming
12 20 (7.25%) Web Application Development
13 17 (6.16%) BDD
13 17 (6.16%) OOP
14 15 (5.43%) OOA/OOD
14 15 (5.43%) Waterfall
15 14 (5.07%) Concurrent Programming
16 13 (4.71%) E-Commerce
16 13 (4.71%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 248 (89.86%) Java
2 123 (44.57%) SQL
3 94 (34.06%) JavaScript
4 47 (17.03%) PL/SQL
5 26 (9.42%) Shell Script
6 24 (8.70%) Bash Shell
7 20 (7.25%) XPath
8 16 (5.80%) Perl
9 13 (4.71%) Python
10 11 (3.99%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
11 10 (3.62%) Scala
12 9 (3.26%) Groovy
13 7 (2.54%) C#
13 7 (2.54%) Jython
14 6 (2.17%) JPQL
15 5 (1.81%) XQuery
15 5 (1.81%) Ruby
15 5 (1.81%) Korn
16 3 (1.09%) C++
17 2 (0.72%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 13 (4.71%) Degree
2 9 (3.26%) SC Cleared
2 9 (3.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.99%) Data Quality
2 9 (3.26%) QA
3 8 (2.90%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 8 (2.90%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (2.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (1.81%) Docker
4 2 (0.72%) HDFS
5 1 (0.36%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 8 (2.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (1.81%) CA Wily
3 3 (1.09%) Oracle Identity Management
3 3 (1.09%) OpenView
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (0.72%) Control-M
4 2 (0.72%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 130 (47.10%) Oracle
2 39 (14.13%) IBM
3 19 (6.88%) Sybase
4 17 (6.16%) Red Hat
5 13 (4.71%) HP
6 12 (4.35%) TIBCO
7 10 (3.62%) Remedy
8 9 (3.26%) SAP
9 8 (2.90%) Microsoft
9 8 (2.90%) Informatica
10 7 (2.54%) WorldPay
11 6 (2.17%) Murex
12 5 (1.81%) Akamai
13 4 (1.45%) webMethods
13 4 (1.45%) Software AG
14 3 (1.09%) CA
14 3 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.09%) Calypso
14 3 (1.09%) OpenText
14 3 (1.09%) Endeca
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