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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 567 578 526
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -52
Contract jobs citing ODBC 26 21 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.037% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 9
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £234 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £52.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +218.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £52.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- +218.18%

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
14870 15193 13060
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.61% 26.95% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9632 9759 8160
Average daily rate £388 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £515 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 228 362
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +4 26 £313 +4.16% 8
London +15 17 £413 -1.78% 4
City of London - 4 £450 -
East of England +21 3 £225 -
North West -15 3 £288 -30.30%
Cheshire - 3 £288 -
South East -23 2 £170 -32.00% 4
South West +4 1 £300 -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
Dorset - - - -
Essex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Suffolk - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Watford - - - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (56.14%) SQL
2 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 19 (33.33%) Web Services
3 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
4 16 (28.07%) Windows
5 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 13 (22.81%) UNIX
7 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
8 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
8 10 (17.54%) ETL
8 10 (17.54%) Java
9 9 (15.79%) XML
9 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
9 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
10 8 (14.04%) Analytics
10 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (12.28%) Siebel
11 7 (12.28%) EAI
11 7 (12.28%) HTTP
11 7 (12.28%) MS Office
11 7 (12.28%) Workflow
11 7 (12.28%) Validation
11 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (10.53%) Finance
12 6 (10.53%) OLE
12 6 (10.53%) HP
12 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
12 6 (10.53%) HTML
12 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (8.77%) Apache
1 5 (8.77%) CMS
1 5 (8.77%) uWSGI
2 4 (7.02%) Drupal
3 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.51%) SAS
3 2 (3.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (1.75%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.75%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 3 (5.26%) DNS
3 2 (3.51%) LAN
3 2 (3.51%) WAN
3 2 (3.51%) DHCP
3 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.51%) Wireless
4 1 (1.75%) Broadband
4 1 (1.75%) FTP
4 1 (1.75%) SMTP
4 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.75%) SSL
4 1 (1.75%) CTI
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (14.04%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (12.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (8.77%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (8.77%) MySQL
8 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
8 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (5.26%) FileMaker
10 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (3.51%) Base SAS
10 2 (3.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (3.51%) PowerCenter
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Report Studio
10 2 (3.51%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (1.75%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Subversion
1 5 (8.77%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.75%) JIRA
3 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.75%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.51%) Publishing
4 1 (1.75%) Marketing
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.32%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) Consultant
3 9 (15.79%) Developer
4 6 (10.53%) Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Performance Tester
4 6 (10.53%) Integration Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) SQL DBA
7 3 (5.26%) Siebel Consultant
7 3 (5.26%) DBA
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) IT Support
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) Web Services
2 9 (15.79%) XML
3 6 (10.53%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) OLE
4 5 (8.77%) Regular Expression
4 5 (8.77%) WSGI
5 4 (7.02%) Django
5 4 (7.02%) .NET
6 3 (5.26%) XSL
6 3 (5.26%) XML Schema
7 1 (1.75%) J2EE
7 1 (1.75%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) XPages
7 1 (1.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 5 (8.77%) NHS
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.51%) Clustering
5 2 (3.51%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) Digital Media
5 2 (3.51%) BYOD
6 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.75%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) UNIX
3 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (17.54%) ETL
3 9 (15.79%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (14.04%) Analytics
5 7 (12.28%) Workflow
5 7 (12.28%) Validation
5 7 (12.28%) EAI
6 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Data Validation
7 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.77%) Web Development
7 5 (8.77%) Project Management
7 5 (8.77%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.77%) DevOps
8 4 (7.02%) Web Application Development
8 4 (7.02%) Data Analysis
9 3 (5.26%) Document Management
9 3 (5.26%) Migration
9 3 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) Shell Script
2 10 (17.54%) Java
3 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 5 (8.77%) Perl
4 5 (8.77%) PHP
4 5 (8.77%) C
4 5 (8.77%) Python
5 3 (5.26%) Tcl
5 3 (5.26%) VB
5 3 (5.26%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (3.51%) VBA
6 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.75%) C#
7 1 (1.75%) RPG
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) MCSE
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.75%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) HL7
1 6 (10.53%) DICOM
2 3 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Shibboleth
2 4 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) Puppet
2 4 (7.02%) SCCM
3 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (33.33%) Oracle
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) Siebel
4 6 (10.53%) HP
5 4 (7.02%) VMware
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix
5 4 (7.02%) Cognos
6 2 (3.51%) Informatica
6 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.51%) McAfee
6 2 (3.51%) Dell
6 2 (3.51%) IBM
6 2 (3.51%) Sun
6 2 (3.51%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.75%) SAP
7 1 (1.75%) Sybase
7 1 (1.75%) Misys
7 1 (1.75%) Teradata
7 1 (1.75%) Verint
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