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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 620 595 595
Rank change year-on-year
-25 0
Contract jobs citing ODBC 24 28 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.051% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 10
Median daily rate £288 £363 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.68% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £192 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £225 £300
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £33.25

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
14874 14894 14851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.03% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 10553 9808 9867
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 208 185
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 30 May 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 19 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 30 May 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 +3 24 £288 -20.68% 3
London -2 10 £450 +12.50%
South East -6 7 £270 +58.82%
City of London +44 3 £450 +5.88%
Yorkshire +6 3 £288 +24.72%
Leeds -1 3 £288 +24.72%
West Yorkshire -1 3 £288 +24.72%
Berkshire -8 3 £388 -
Reading - 3 £388 -
Surrey -7 2 £189 +11.02%
West Midlands - 2 £345 -
Warwickshire - 2 £345 -
Rugby - 2 £345 -
Woking -2 1 £140 -17.64%
North West -17 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
Middlesex - 1 £270 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 22 (48.89%) Windows
3 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
4 18 (40.00%) XML
5 16 (35.56%) Oracle
5 16 (35.56%) Java
6 15 (33.33%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
7 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
8 11 (24.44%) Finance
8 11 (24.44%) C#
8 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
8 11 (24.44%) Web Services
8 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 10 (22.22%) ADO
9 10 (22.22%) Big Data
10 9 (20.00%) Autofac
10 9 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
10 9 (20.00%) R
10 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
10 9 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
10 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (20.00%) Open Source
10 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
10 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 9 (20.00%) ADO.NET
10 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
10 9 (20.00%) OLE

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 10 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Pig
2 4 (8.89%) Apache Spark
2 4 (8.89%) IBM Notes
3 2 (4.44%) CMS
3 2 (4.44%) IBM Domino
3 2 (4.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.22%) Node.js
4 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Sage 1000
1 2 (4.44%) Teamcenter
2 1 (2.22%) Lorenzo
2 1 (2.22%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.22%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Boomi
2 2 (4.44%) PaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
3 1 (2.22%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) Kerberos
2 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
3 2 (4.44%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) FTP
4 1 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (2.22%) LDAP
4 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.22%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) SQL Server
2 13 (28.89%) Hadoop
3 10 (22.22%) Big Data
4 9 (20.00%) Datazen
4 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (8.89%) Apache Hive
6 4 (8.89%) HCatalog
6 4 (8.89%) Mahout
6 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
6 4 (8.89%) SAP HANA
6 4 (8.89%) Sqoop
7 3 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (6.67%) MS Access
7 3 (6.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.22%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (2.22%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.22%) Introscope
2 1 (2.22%) JIRA
2 1 (2.22%) JProfiler
2 1 (2.22%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.22%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (2.22%) Toad
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 4 (8.89%) Advertising
2 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (26.67%) Analyst
1 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Developer
3 6 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Escalation Engineer
4 4 (8.89%) Hadoop Consultant
4 4 (8.89%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (6.67%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Domino Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Lotus Notes Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Sage Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.00%) XML
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 11 (24.44%) Web Services
4 10 (22.22%) ADO
5 9 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (20.00%) ADO.NET
5 9 (20.00%) Autofac
5 9 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
5 9 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (20.00%) OLE
5 9 (20.00%) OLE DB
5 9 (20.00%) Unity DI Container
5 9 (20.00%) XML Schema
6 8 (17.78%) CSS
7 6 (13.33%) JDBC
8 5 (11.11%) JSON
9 4 (8.89%) HTML
9 4 (8.89%) SOAP
9 4 (8.89%) XSLT
10 3 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Data Integration
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.67%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) AS400
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) BYOD
5 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (48.89%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 5 (11.11%) Unix
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 7
4 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
5 2 (4.44%) Linux
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 10
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.22%) AIX
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.22%) Solaris
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Business Intelligence
2 9 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 9 (20.00%) Open Source
3 7 (15.56%) ERP
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.11%) Memory Management
4 5 (11.11%) Migration
4 5 (11.11%) Workflow
5 4 (8.89%) Change Management
5 4 (8.89%) Data Migration
5 4 (8.89%) ITIL
5 4 (8.89%) MapReduce
5 4 (8.89%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.67%) CRM
6 3 (6.67%) Data Management
6 3 (6.67%) ETL
6 3 (6.67%) ITSM
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (62.22%) SQL
2 16 (35.56%) Java
3 11 (24.44%) C#
3 11 (24.44%) T-SQL
4 9 (20.00%) R
4 9 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (13.33%) C
5 6 (13.33%) C++
5 6 (13.33%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.33%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) Scala
7 4 (8.89%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.89%) LotusScript
7 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
7 4 (8.89%) Tcl
7 4 (8.89%) VBA
8 3 (6.67%) VBScript
9 1 (2.22%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 8 (17.78%) Degree
2 7 (15.56%) MCSE
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.67%) MCSD
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.44%) MCDBA
4 2 (4.44%) MCDST
4 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.11%) QA
2 4 (8.89%) DICOM
2 4 (8.89%) HL7
3 2 (4.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) HDFS
3 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) SCCM
2 2 (4.44%) Jitterbit
3 1 (2.22%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (2.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) Oracle
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Remedy
4 6 (13.33%) Sage
5 5 (11.11%) SAP
6 4 (8.89%) Lotus
6 4 (8.89%) Sybase
7 3 (6.67%) Dell
8 2 (4.44%) MuleSoft
8 2 (4.44%) Siemens
8 2 (4.44%) Tableau
9 1 (2.22%) Alteryx
9 1 (2.22%) Avaya
9 1 (2.22%) Citrix
9 1 (2.22%) Informatica
9 1 (2.22%) Intel Security
9 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
9 1 (2.22%) WorldPay