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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 618 615 602
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Contract jobs citing ODBC 25 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.047% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 12 9
Median daily rate £288 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.12% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £231 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £288 £235 £255
% change year-on-year
+22.21% -7.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £14.00

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
15063 15371 15061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.38% 27.49% 27.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 10626 10275 9847
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 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 213 213
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.86 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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 26 June 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 20 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 26 June 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 25 £288 -28.12% 1
London +13 11 £500 +25.00%
South East +10 6 £238 -20.16%
City of London +42 4 £450 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +8 4 £288 +22.21%
Yorkshire -2 4 £288 +22.21%
Leeds -4 4 £288 +22.21%
Surrey -3 2 £184 -38.23%
Wiltshire - 2 £350 -
Warwickshire - 2 £345 -
South West - 2 £350 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £345 -
Rugby - 2 £345 -
Swindon - 2 £350 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £375 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £375 -
Kent - 1 £130 -
Middlesex - 1 £550 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 23 (46.94%) Windows
3 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
4 17 (34.69%) XML
5 15 (30.61%) Java
5 15 (30.61%) Oracle
6 14 (28.57%) .NET
6 14 (28.57%) Finance
7 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
8 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
8 11 (22.45%) Web Services
9 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
9 10 (20.41%) Big Data
10 9 (18.37%) C#
10 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
11 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
11 8 (16.33%) CSS
11 8 (16.33%) JDBC
11 8 (16.33%) ADO
11 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
11 8 (16.33%) R
11 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
12 7 (14.29%) Datazen
12 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
12 7 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
12 7 (14.29%) Open Source
12 7 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
12 7 (14.29%) Autofac
12 7 (14.29%) Unity DI Container

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 9 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (12.24%) Apache Spark
3 4 (8.16%) Apache Pig
3 4 (8.16%) IBM Notes
4 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (4.08%) Apache
5 2 (4.08%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.04%) IIS
6 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.04%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (2.04%) SAS
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Lorenzo
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 1000
1 1 (2.04%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.04%) Teamcenter
1 1 (2.04%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Boomi
3 1 (2.04%) Office 365
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) LAN
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 4 (8.16%) Intranet
2 4 (8.16%) LDAP
3 3 (6.12%) DNS
3 3 (6.12%) Kerberos
3 3 (6.12%) WAN
4 2 (4.08%) DSL
4 2 (4.08%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) FCAPS
5 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) SSL
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.49%) Hadoop
3 10 (20.41%) Big Data
4 7 (14.29%) Datazen
4 7 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (8.16%) Apache Hive
5 4 (8.16%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (8.16%) HCatalog
5 4 (8.16%) Mahout
5 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
5 4 (8.16%) SAP HANA
5 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.16%) Sqoop
6 3 (6.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.08%) CouchDB
7 2 (4.08%) HBase
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
1 1 (2.04%) JIRA
1 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 14 (28.57%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Legal
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
4 2 (4.08%) Banking
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
5 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
5 1 (2.04%) Electronics
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (28.57%) Developer
2 12 (24.49%) Analyst
3 6 (12.24%) Consultant
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
4 5 (10.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.16%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.16%) Hadoop Consultant
5 4 (8.16%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.12%) Architect
6 3 (6.12%) Escalation Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (6.12%) Integration Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) SAP Integration Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Development Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Domino Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.69%) XML
2 14 (28.57%) .NET
3 11 (22.45%) Web Services
4 8 (16.33%) ADO
4 8 (16.33%) CSS
4 8 (16.33%) JDBC
5 7 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 7 (14.29%) ADO.NET
5 7 (14.29%) Autofac
5 7 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
5 7 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 7 (14.29%) OLE
5 7 (14.29%) OLE DB
5 7 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 7 (14.29%) XML Schema
6 6 (12.24%) JSON
7 5 (10.20%) HTML
7 5 (10.20%) REST
7 5 (10.20%) SOAP
8 4 (8.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.20%) Data Integration
2 5 (10.20%) NHS
3 4 (8.16%) AS400
3 4 (8.16%) Client/Server
4 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.12%) User Experience
5 1 (2.04%) Blog
5 1 (2.04%) BYOD
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
5 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Windows
2 8 (16.33%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 5 (10.20%) Unix
5 4 (8.16%) Linux
6 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.08%) Mesosphere
7 2 (4.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) AIX
8 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) Mentoring
2 7 (14.29%) Open Source
3 6 (12.24%) Change Management
3 6 (12.24%) Workflow
4 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.20%) ERP
4 5 (10.20%) ITIL
4 5 (10.20%) Migration
5 4 (8.16%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.16%) CRM
5 4 (8.16%) Document Management
5 4 (8.16%) ITSM
5 4 (8.16%) MapReduce
5 4 (8.16%) Memory Management
5 4 (8.16%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.12%) Analytics
6 3 (6.12%) Software Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) Java
3 11 (22.45%) T-SQL
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 8 (16.33%) R
6 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 6 (12.24%) JavaScript
7 6 (12.24%) Scala
7 6 (12.24%) Shell Script
8 5 (10.20%) C
8 5 (10.20%) VB
9 4 (8.16%) C++
9 4 (8.16%) LotusScript
9 4 (8.16%) PL/SQL
9 4 (8.16%) Python
9 4 (8.16%) Tcl
9 4 (8.16%) VBA
10 3 (6.12%) VBScript
11 2 (4.08%) TypeScript
12 1 (2.04%) Uniface
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) MCSE
1 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.20%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) MCDST
4 2 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (4.08%) MCSD
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.04%) MCDBA
5 1 (2.04%) MCP
5 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) DICOM
2 4 (8.16%) HL7
3 2 (4.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (4.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) HDFS
2 4 (8.16%) Terminal Services
2 4 (8.16%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (4.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.04%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 10 (20.41%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) SAP
3 6 (12.24%) Sybase
4 5 (10.20%) Remedy
4 5 (10.20%) Sage
5 4 (8.16%) Lotus
6 2 (4.08%) Dell
6 2 (4.08%) IBM
6 2 (4.08%) Informatica
6 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
6 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.04%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.04%) HP
7 1 (2.04%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.04%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.04%) Siebel
7 1 (2.04%) Sun
7 1 (2.04%) Tableau
7 1 (2.04%) WorldPay