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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 632 616 599
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Contract jobs citing ODBC 16 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.076% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.097% 0.27% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 33 21
Median daily rate £375 £445 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.73% +48.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £529 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 18 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 28 September 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 -8 15 £375 -15.73% 6
South West +11 5 - - 1
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Swindon - 5 - -
North West +13 4 £375 -25.00%
Liverpool - 3 £375 -
Merseyside - 3 £375 -
London -30 2 £265 -43.61% 3
East of England - 2 £425 -
Ipswich - 2 £425 -
Suffolk - 2 £425 -
City of London +22 1 - - 1
South East +15 1 £300 +1.26% 1
West Yorkshire +11 1 £300 +16.50%
Leeds +5 1 £300 +33.33%
Yorkshire +4 1 £300 +16.50%
Manchester -11 1 £388 -
Middlesex - 1 £300 -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 16 (38.10%) Finance
3 15 (35.71%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 11 (26.19%) Apache
5 11 (26.19%) Apache Spark
5 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
6 9 (21.43%) DevOps
6 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (21.43%) Analytics
6 9 (21.43%) REST
6 9 (21.43%) Big Data
6 9 (21.43%) LDAP
6 9 (21.43%) Linux
6 9 (21.43%) HTML
6 9 (21.43%) SAP
6 9 (21.43%) JDBC
6 9 (21.43%) SOAP
7 8 (19.05%) CSS
7 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) CRM
7 8 (19.05%) DNS
7 8 (19.05%) DSL
7 8 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
7 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
7 8 (19.05%) HBase
7 8 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (19.05%) CSS3
7 8 (19.05%) WebSockets

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 11 (26.19%) Apache
1 11 (26.19%) Apache Spark
2 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.52%) IIS
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Pig
6 2 (4.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere
6 2 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) CMS
7 1 (2.38%) NetWeaver
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (2.38%) SAS
7 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.14%) SAP BPC
2 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.38%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.43%) LDAP
2 8 (19.05%) DNS
2 8 (19.05%) DSL
3 7 (16.67%) FCAPS
4 4 (9.52%) Internet
4 4 (9.52%) Intranet
4 4 (9.52%) LAN
4 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.76%) IP Telephony
5 2 (4.76%) WAN
6 1 (2.38%) FTP
6 1 (2.38%) ISDN
6 1 (2.38%) SSL
6 1 (2.38%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (21.43%) Big Data
3 8 (19.05%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (19.05%) CouchDB
3 8 (19.05%) HBase
3 8 (19.05%) Neo4j
3 8 (19.05%) Parquet
3 8 (19.05%) Redis
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (11.90%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (9.52%) Hadoop
7 3 (7.14%) Apache Hive
7 3 (7.14%) HCatalog
7 3 (7.14%) Mahout
7 3 (7.14%) Relational Database
7 3 (7.14%) SAP HANA
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (7.14%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 16 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
4 2 (4.76%) Back Office
4 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Advertising
5 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Applications Support
2 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.90%) Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) SAP Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Administrator
5 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.14%) Hadoop Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.14%) Programmer
5 3 (7.14%) SAP HANA Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) SAP Integration Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Sun Support
6 2 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking Java Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Monitoring Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.43%) HTML
1 9 (21.43%) JDBC
1 9 (21.43%) REST
1 9 (21.43%) SOAP
2 8 (19.05%) Akka
2 8 (19.05%) AngularJS
2 8 (19.05%) Apache Avro
2 8 (19.05%) CSS
2 8 (19.05%) CSS3
2 8 (19.05%) GraphX
2 8 (19.05%) HTML5
2 8 (19.05%) WebSockets
3 5 (11.90%) XML
4 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 4 (9.52%) JSON
5 3 (7.14%) Apache Tez
5 3 (7.14%) J2EE
5 3 (7.14%) WebHDFS
6 2 (4.76%) JSP
6 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.52%) AS400
1 4 (9.52%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) CMDB
3 1 (2.38%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
3 9 (21.43%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) Mesosphere
5 6 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Analytics
1 9 (21.43%) DevOps
2 8 (19.05%) Big Data Analytics
2 8 (19.05%) CRM
2 8 (19.05%) Data Analytics
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
2 8 (19.05%) Use Case
3 6 (14.29%) Change Management
4 5 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (11.90%) Document Management
4 5 (11.90%) ITSM
4 5 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (11.90%) Workflow
5 3 (7.14%) ETL
5 3 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
5 3 (7.14%) MapReduce
5 3 (7.14%) Practice Management
5 3 (7.14%) Release Management
6 2 (4.76%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 8 (19.05%) Scala
2 8 (19.05%) TypeScript
3 7 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) VB
6 4 (9.52%) VBA
7 3 (7.14%) R
7 3 (7.14%) VBScript
8 2 (4.76%) C#
8 2 (4.76%) LotusScript
9 1 (2.38%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) MCSE
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.52%) MCDST
3 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Docker
2 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
2 5 (11.90%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) Ansible
1 8 (19.05%) Kubernetes
2 4 (9.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (21.43%) SAP
2 7 (16.67%) Nokia
3 5 (11.90%) Sun
3 5 (11.90%) Sybase
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.14%) IBM
6 2 (4.76%) Informatica
6 2 (4.76%) Lotus
6 2 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (4.76%) Sage
6 2 (4.76%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.38%) Alteryx
7 1 (2.38%) Avaya
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.38%) Siebel
7 1 (2.38%) Siemens
7 1 (2.38%) WorldPay