The table below looks at the statistics for ODBC skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 552 545 539
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Contract jobs citing ODBC 48 36 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.070% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.25% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 21 20
Average daily rate
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£428 £325 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.53% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £420 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £428 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+22.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £24.00 -

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
15375 14633 14419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.65% 28.27% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10489 9488 8807
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 283 393
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% +4.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.04 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.60 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

ODBC
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ODBC within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 November 2014.

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 29 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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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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 -40 45 £428 +31.53% 4
London +5 13 £438 +59.09%
North East -22 12 £438 +6.06%
Newcastle upon Tyne -23 12 £438 +6.06%
Tyne and Wear -29 12 £438 +6.06%
South East -24 7 £428 +20.42% 1
Oxfordshire - 5 £430 -
North West +1 2 £300 +9.09%
Surrey -5 1 - -
East of England -7 1 £430 - 2
South West -32 1 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
City of London - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Maidenhead - - - - 1
Berkshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Knutsford - - - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ODBC 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 ODBC.

1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 29 (36.71%) SQL
3 28 (35.44%) Data Warehouse
4 25 (31.65%) UNIX
5 24 (30.38%) Java
5 24 (30.38%) ETL
6 23 (29.11%) Shell Script
7 21 (26.58%) Windows
8 18 (22.78%) HTTP
9 17 (21.52%) SOAP
9 17 (21.52%) Ajax
10 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
11 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (17.72%) SAS
12 14 (17.72%) FTP
12 14 (17.72%) Base SAS
12 14 (17.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 13 (16.46%) Performance Testing
13 13 (16.46%) Python
13 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
14 12 (15.19%) Web Services
15 11 (13.92%) Subversion
15 11 (13.92%) Test Scripting
15 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.92%) MS Office
15 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
15 11 (13.92%) .NET
15 11 (13.92%) User Experience
16 10 (12.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 10 (12.66%) MySQL

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ODBC 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 ODBC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (17.72%) SAS
2 8 (10.13%) Apache
3 4 (5.06%) CMS
3 4 (5.06%) uWSGI
4 3 (3.80%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 3 (3.80%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.53%) Apache Pig
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (13.92%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) HTTP
2 14 (17.72%) FTP
3 9 (11.39%) DNS
4 8 (10.13%) Telnet
5 7 (8.86%) LAN
5 7 (8.86%) WAN
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
6 3 (3.80%) CTI
6 3 (3.80%) Broadband
6 3 (3.80%) SMTP
6 3 (3.80%) SSL
6 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
7 2 (2.53%) Intranet
8 1 (1.27%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.27%) Internet
8 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.44%) Data Warehouse
2 16 (20.25%) Relational Database
3 14 (17.72%) Base SAS
3 14 (17.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (16.46%) Oracle Database
5 10 (12.66%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 10 (12.66%) MySQL
5 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle BI EE
6 9 (11.39%) Oracle ODI
7 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
8 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.80%) DB2
9 3 (3.80%) Crystal Enterprise
9 3 (3.80%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (2.53%) Data Mining
10 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
10 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Subversion
2 6 (7.59%) Git (software)
3 5 (6.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.06%) Eclipse
4 4 (5.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (5.06%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.06%) MyEclipse
4 4 (5.06%) JIRA
4 4 (5.06%) NetBeans
4 4 (5.06%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.27%) Toad
5 1 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Investment Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Banking
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) International Banking
3 2 (2.53%) Publishing
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (1.27%) Marketing
4 1 (1.27%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Developer
2 13 (16.46%) SAS Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Tester
3 12 (15.19%) Performance Tester
4 6 (7.59%) Analyst
4 6 (7.59%) Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) Design Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Siebel Consultant
5 3 (3.80%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Designer
5 3 (3.80%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (3.80%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (3.80%) Applications Developer
5 3 (3.80%) Test Analyst
5 3 (3.80%) Architect
6 2 (2.53%) Software Engineer
6 2 (2.53%) Web Developer
6 2 (2.53%) Senior Developer
6 2 (2.53%) DBA
6 2 (2.53%) SAS BI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.52%) SOAP
1 17 (21.52%) Ajax
2 12 (15.19%) Web Services
3 11 (13.92%) .NET
4 10 (12.66%) HTML
4 10 (12.66%) XML
5 8 (10.13%) JDBC
6 7 (8.86%) jQuery
7 6 (7.59%) XSL
7 6 (7.59%) Regular Expression
8 4 (5.06%) WSDL
8 4 (5.06%) Struts
8 4 (5.06%) J2EE
8 4 (5.06%) Struts2
8 4 (5.06%) WSGI
8 4 (5.06%) FreeMarker
8 4 (5.06%) Velocity
8 4 (5.06%) Spring
8 4 (5.06%) Hibernate
8 4 (5.06%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.92%) User Experience
2 9 (11.39%) Statistics
3 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.53%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.53%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Replication
6 1 (1.27%) Equities
6 1 (1.27%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.27%) iPhone
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 25 (31.65%) UNIX
2 21 (26.58%) Windows
3 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (11.39%) Solaris
4 8 (10.13%) Windows XP
5 7 (8.86%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.53%) Android
10 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.38%) ETL
2 15 (18.99%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (16.46%) Performance Testing
4 11 (13.92%) Test Scripting
5 10 (12.66%) Statistical Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Validation
6 9 (11.39%) Test Management
6 9 (11.39%) Performance Management
7 8 (10.13%) Workflow
8 7 (8.86%) Migration
8 7 (8.86%) EAI
9 6 (7.59%) UML
9 6 (7.59%) Data Validation
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (6.33%) ITIL
10 5 (6.33%) OO
11 4 (5.06%) SOA
11 4 (5.06%) MVC
11 4 (5.06%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.06%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) SQL
2 24 (30.38%) Java
3 23 (29.11%) Shell Script
4 13 (16.46%) Python
5 11 (13.92%) VB.NET
6 10 (12.66%) C
7 8 (10.13%) Perl
7 8 (10.13%) PHP
8 7 (8.86%) C++
9 5 (6.33%) VB
10 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
10 4 (5.06%) PL/SQL
10 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.53%) C#
12 1 (1.27%) VB6
12 1 (1.27%) Korn
12 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.27%) PHP5
12 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (6.33%) SAS Certification
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.27%) MCDST
4 1 (1.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) MCSE
4 1 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Shibboleth
1 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.06%) XenApp
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.53%) Apache Flume
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (2.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
2 2 (2.53%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.53%) Data Guard
2 2 (2.53%) Oozie
3 1 (1.27%) SCCM
3 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (43.04%) Oracle
2 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.13%) Informatica
4 7 (8.86%) Siebel
5 6 (7.59%) Cognos
5 6 (7.59%) Sybase
5 6 (7.59%) VMware
6 5 (6.33%) Business Objects
7 4 (5.06%) Citrix
7 4 (5.06%) HP
7 4 (5.06%) hybris
8 3 (3.80%) Open Text
8 3 (3.80%) AppSense
8 3 (3.80%) StreamServe
8 3 (3.80%) Verint
9 2 (2.53%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.27%) SAP
10 1 (1.27%) Red Hat
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