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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 562 556 572
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing ODBC 33 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.041% 0.043%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.21% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 14
Average daily rate
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£350 £440 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +76.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £260 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £365 £250
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +46.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 - £20.75

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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 22 August 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 30 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 22 August 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 -16 31 £350 -20.45% 4
London +19 11 £475 -13.63% 1
South East +7 10 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 7 £250 - 1
City of London +33 3 £475 -13.63% 1
West Yorkshire +12 3 £246 -
Yorkshire +5 3 £246 -
Oxford - 3 £250 -
Surrey +3 2 £350 - 1
Leeds +8 1 - -
Scotland -13 1 - -
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staines - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Barnsley - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Eastbourne - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Feltham - - - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 26 (48.15%) Oracle
3 23 (42.59%) Windows
4 20 (37.04%) Java
5 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 17 (31.48%) UNIX
7 16 (29.63%) C++
7 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
7 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
8 15 (27.78%) XML
9 13 (24.07%) JDBC
9 13 (24.07%) Python
10 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (20.37%) Subversion
11 11 (20.37%) C
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) .NET
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database
11 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
12 10 (18.52%) MySQL
12 10 (18.52%) SOAP
13 9 (16.67%) Linux
13 9 (16.67%) PHP
13 9 (16.67%) HTTP
13 9 (16.67%) Ajax
14 8 (14.81%) Finance
14 8 (14.81%) VB
14 8 (14.81%) Perl
14 8 (14.81%) Apache
15 7 (12.96%) Web Services

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 8 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (7.41%) uWSGI
2 4 (7.41%) CMS
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
4 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.85%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Office
2 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.85%) MS Project
4 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) HTTP
2 7 (12.96%) LAN
2 7 (12.96%) WAN
3 6 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (7.41%) FTP
5 3 (5.56%) HTTPS
6 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
6 2 (3.70%) Intranet
6 2 (3.70%) Internet
6 2 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (1.85%) Firewall
7 1 (1.85%) Telnet
7 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.85%) DHCP
7 1 (1.85%) VoIP
7 1 (1.85%) VPN
7 1 (1.85%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database
3 11 (20.37%) Relational Database
4 10 (18.52%) MySQL
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (7.41%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (3.70%) HBase
7 2 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Subversion
2 6 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (11.11%) Toad
3 4 (7.41%) MyEclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (7.41%) LoadRunner
3 4 (7.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (7.41%) NetBeans
3 4 (7.41%) JIRA
3 4 (7.41%) Bugzilla
4 3 (5.56%) Introscope
4 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 3 (5.56%) JProfiler
4 3 (5.56%) Rational Performance Tester
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.85%) XMLSpy
5 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (14.81%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Banking
2 5 (9.26%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) International Banking
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Front Office
5 1 (1.85%) Advertising
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (9.26%) Test Analyst
4 4 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Performance Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Solutions Designer
5 3 (5.56%) Architect
5 3 (5.56%) Tester
5 3 (5.56%) Report Developer
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (3.70%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
6 2 (3.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Database Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) XML
2 13 (24.07%) JDBC
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
3 11 (20.37%) .NET
4 10 (18.52%) SOAP
5 9 (16.67%) Ajax
6 7 (12.96%) Web Services
6 7 (12.96%) jQuery
7 6 (11.11%) Regular Expression
7 6 (11.11%) J2EE
7 6 (11.11%) XSL
8 5 (9.26%) OLE DB
8 5 (9.26%) Middleware
9 4 (7.41%) Struts2
9 4 (7.41%) FreeMarker
9 4 (7.41%) Velocity
9 4 (7.41%) WSGI
9 4 (7.41%) MyBatis
9 4 (7.41%) WSDL
9 4 (7.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) Replication
1 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
1 3 (5.56%) Data Integration
2 2 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.70%) iPhone
2 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (1.85%) Equities
3 1 (1.85%) Handset
3 1 (1.85%) AS400
3 1 (1.85%) Animation
3 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Statistics
3 1 (1.85%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) W3C
3 1 (1.85%) LIMS
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 17 (31.48%) UNIX
3 9 (16.67%) Linux
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.26%) Solaris
5 5 (9.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.41%) Android
6 4 (7.41%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.96%) ETL
1 7 (12.96%) Performance Testing
2 6 (11.11%) SOA
2 6 (11.11%) OO
2 6 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (9.26%) ITIL
3 5 (9.26%) Analytics
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (7.41%) UML
4 4 (7.41%) E-Commerce
4 4 (7.41%) BPEL
4 4 (7.41%) Software Testing
4 4 (7.41%) Scrum
4 4 (7.41%) MVC
5 3 (5.56%) Data Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Data Management
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) DevOps
5 3 (5.56%) Business Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) C++
3 16 (29.63%) Shell Script
4 13 (24.07%) Python
5 11 (20.37%) C
6 9 (16.67%) PHP
7 8 (14.81%) VB
7 8 (14.81%) Perl
8 7 (12.96%) C#
8 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
8 7 (12.96%) T-SQL
9 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
9 4 (7.41%) JavaScript
10 3 (5.56%) VBA
10 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 2 (3.70%) Korn
12 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
1 3 (5.56%) Degree
1 3 (5.56%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) MCDST
3 1 (1.85%) MCSE
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Shibboleth
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (7.41%) XenApp
4 3 (5.56%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.70%) Apache Flume
5 2 (3.70%) HDFS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Puppet
2 3 (5.56%) nmon
3 2 (3.70%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.70%) SCCM
3 2 (3.70%) Oozie
3 2 (3.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 26 (48.15%) Oracle
2 18 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.11%) Citrix
4 5 (9.26%) VMware
5 4 (7.41%) hybris
5 4 (7.41%) Sybase
6 3 (5.56%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) IBM
7 2 (3.70%) BMC
7 2 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.70%) AppSense
8 1 (1.85%) Teradata
8 1 (1.85%) Open Text
8 1 (1.85%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.85%) StreamServe
8 1 (1.85%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.85%) Avaya
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) Sun
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