The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 606 631 603
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -28
Contract jobs citing ODBC 8 18 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.033% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 33
Median daily rate £375 £375 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £550 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £430
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -18.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
15266 15816 15220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10535 11015 10387
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ODBC as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ODBC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ODBC
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ODBC within the UK.

ODBC Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ODBC
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ODBC within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

ODBC Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ODBC
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ODBC within the UK.

ODBC Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ODBC
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 8 £375 - 1
North West -1 3 £375 +3.44%
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
Ipswich - 2 £425 -
East of England - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
South West +7 1 - - 1
London +1 1 £400 -24.52%
City of London - 1 £400 -
Swindon - 1 - -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £125 -
West Midlands - 1 £125 -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ODBC also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ODBC.

1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) Apache
3 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 9 (36.00%) SOAP
4 9 (36.00%) Linux
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 9 (36.00%) HTML5
5 8 (32.00%) Ansible
5 8 (32.00%) Docker
5 8 (32.00%) DevOps
5 8 (32.00%) Apache Spark
5 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
5 8 (32.00%) GraphX
5 8 (32.00%) Mesosphere
5 8 (32.00%) Parquet
5 8 (32.00%) CSS3
5 8 (32.00%) WebSockets
5 8 (32.00%) HBase
5 8 (32.00%) Redis
5 8 (32.00%) Neo4j
5 8 (32.00%) Big Data
5 8 (32.00%) Big Data Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (32.00%) Analytics
5 8 (32.00%) Apache Avro
5 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
5 8 (32.00%) Akka
5 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
5 8 (32.00%) Use Case

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (44.00%) Apache
2 8 (32.00%) Apache Spark
2 8 (32.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (20.00%) IIS
4 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
6 1 (4.00%) SAS
6 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) SAP BPC
2 1 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (4.00%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) DNS
1 8 (32.00%) DSL
1 8 (32.00%) LDAP
2 7 (28.00%) FCAPS
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
3 1 (4.00%) Internet
3 1 (4.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) ISDN
3 1 (4.00%) LAN
3 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data
1 8 (32.00%) CouchDB
1 8 (32.00%) HBase
1 8 (32.00%) Neo4j
1 8 (32.00%) Parquet
1 8 (32.00%) Redis
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (8.00%) MS Access
4 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (4.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
2 2 (8.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (12.00%) Sun Support
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Programmer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Software Programmer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (4.00%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (40.00%) HTML
2 9 (36.00%) HTML5
2 9 (36.00%) SOAP
3 8 (32.00%) Akka
3 8 (32.00%) AngularJS
3 8 (32.00%) Apache Avro
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
3 8 (32.00%) CSS3
3 8 (32.00%) GraphX
3 8 (32.00%) REST
3 8 (32.00%) WebSockets
4 4 (16.00%) JDBC
4 4 (16.00%) XML
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) J2EE
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) EJB
6 2 (8.00%) FpML
6 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) AS400
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Mesosphere
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Analytics
1 8 (32.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 8 (32.00%) Data Analytics
1 8 (32.00%) DevOps
1 8 (32.00%) Use Case
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 5 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (12.00%) ITIL V3
4 3 (12.00%) Practice Management
4 3 (12.00%) Release Management
5 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.00%) Change Management
5 2 (8.00%) Document Management
5 2 (8.00%) ERP
5 2 (8.00%) ETL
5 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Scala
2 8 (32.00%) TypeScript
3 4 (16.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (12.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (4.00%) C#
5 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) VB
5 1 (4.00%) VB6
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) MCDBA
2 1 (4.00%) MCDST
2 1 (4.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) DICOM
2 1 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
2 2 (8.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Ansible
1 8 (32.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (28.00%) Nokia
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.00%) SAP
3 5 (20.00%) Sun
4 2 (8.00%) IBM
4 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (4.00%) Informatica
5 1 (4.00%) InterSystems
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (4.00%) Sage
5 1 (4.00%) SEEBURGER
5 1 (4.00%) Siemens
5 1 (4.00%) Sybase