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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 549 543 500
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -43
Contract jobs citing ODBC 27 23 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.046% 0.082%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 14
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£319 £525 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.28% +44.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £560 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £290 £528 £365
% change year-on-year
-45.02% +44.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £13.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
- -66.66%

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
14022 13562 12160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.72% 26.98% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9222 8450 7632
Average daily rate £388 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £525 £541
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 260 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -16 23 £319 -39.28% 15
London -11 13 £400 +42.85% 1
South East -31 5 £325 -38.38% 6
Scotland -2 4 - -
City of London - 3 - -
West Midlands -4 2 £288 - 1
North West -13 2 £210 -63.47% 1
East of England - - - - 2
Docklands, London - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Colchester - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Ipswich - - - - 1
Leighton Buzzard - - - -
Liverpool - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Norwich - - - -
Pershore - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Stevenage - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 2
Derbyshire - - - -
Essex - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
Norfolk - - - -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 25 (33.78%) Data Warehouse
2 25 (33.78%) ETL
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 23 (31.08%) UNIX
5 20 (27.03%) Shell Script
5 20 (27.03%) Java
5 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
6 18 (24.32%) Windows
7 17 (22.97%) Web Services
7 17 (22.97%) HTTP
8 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database
9 14 (18.92%) Performance Testing
9 14 (18.92%) Base SAS
9 14 (18.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 14 (18.92%) SAS
9 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
10 13 (17.57%) FTP
11 11 (14.86%) .NET
12 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
12 10 (13.51%) Informatica
12 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
12 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
12 10 (13.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 9 (12.16%) User Experience
13 9 (12.16%) Validation
13 9 (12.16%) Statistics
14 8 (10.81%) Ajax
14 8 (10.81%) Statistical Analysis
14 8 (10.81%) Telnet

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (18.92%) SAS
2 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 5 (6.76%) Apache
2 5 (6.76%) uWSGI
3 4 (5.41%) Drupal
4 3 (4.05%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.05%) IIS
5 1 (1.35%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.35%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 5 (6.76%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) ResourceLink
2 1 (1.35%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.97%) HTTP
2 13 (17.57%) FTP
3 8 (10.81%) Telnet
4 5 (6.76%) DNS
5 3 (4.05%) HTTPS
5 3 (4.05%) SSL
5 3 (4.05%) CTI
5 3 (4.05%) SMTP
5 3 (4.05%) Broadband
5 3 (4.05%) Firewall
6 2 (2.70%) LAN
6 2 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (33.78%) Data Warehouse
2 15 (20.27%) Oracle Database
3 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 14 (18.92%) Base SAS
3 14 (18.92%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (13.51%) Relational Database
4 10 (13.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 7 (9.46%) Oracle ODI
5 7 (9.46%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (6.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (6.76%) MySQL
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (5.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (4.05%) Crystal Enterprise
8 3 (4.05%) RDBMS
9 2 (2.70%) PowerCenter
9 2 (2.70%) DB2
9 2 (2.70%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.70%) Publishing
3 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 22 (29.73%) Developer
2 14 (18.92%) Tester
2 14 (18.92%) Performance Tester
3 13 (17.57%) SAS Developer
4 9 (12.16%) Consultant
5 8 (10.81%) Analyst
6 6 (8.11%) Integration Analyst
7 5 (6.76%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence Consultant
9 3 (4.05%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.05%) DBA
9 3 (4.05%) SQL DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Siebel Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft BI Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Cognos Developer
10 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) SAS BI Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) Web Services
2 11 (14.86%) .NET
3 8 (10.81%) SOAP
3 8 (10.81%) Ajax
4 7 (9.46%) HTML
5 6 (8.11%) XML
6 5 (6.76%) Regular Expression
6 5 (6.76%) WSGI
7 4 (5.41%) Django
7 4 (5.41%) OLE
8 3 (4.05%) XSL
8 3 (4.05%) XML Schema
9 1 (1.35%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Statistics
1 9 (12.16%) User Experience
2 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.76%) NHS
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.05%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
4 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.08%) UNIX
2 18 (24.32%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Solaris
4 6 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.41%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) ETL
2 20 (27.03%) Business Intelligence
3 14 (18.92%) Performance Testing
4 10 (13.51%) Test Scripting
5 9 (12.16%) Validation
6 8 (10.81%) Statistical Analysis
6 8 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (9.46%) Performance Management
7 7 (9.46%) Test Management
7 7 (9.46%) Workflow
7 7 (9.46%) EAI
8 6 (8.11%) Data Validation
8 6 (8.11%) Analytics
9 5 (6.76%) DevOps
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) CRM
9 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 4 (5.41%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.41%) Project Management
10 4 (5.41%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) Java
2 20 (27.03%) Shell Script
3 8 (10.81%) VB.NET
4 7 (9.46%) C
5 6 (8.11%) Perl
5 6 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 5 (6.76%) PHP
6 5 (6.76%) Python
7 3 (4.05%) Tcl
8 2 (2.70%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.35%) VBA
9 1 (1.35%) LotusScript
9 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) RPG
9 1 (1.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) SAS Certification
2 4 (5.41%) Degree
3 3 (4.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.70%) MCSE
4 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.11%) HL7
1 6 (8.11%) DICOM
2 3 (4.05%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.76%) Shibboleth
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) XenApp
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (6.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (40.54%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.51%) Informatica
3 7 (9.46%) Siebel
4 6 (8.11%) HP
4 6 (8.11%) Cognos
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.05%) Sybase
6 3 (4.05%) Citrix
6 3 (4.05%) Verint
7 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.70%) Open Text
7 2 (2.70%) StreamServe
8 1 (1.35%) AppSense
8 1 (1.35%) SAP
8 1 (1.35%) IBM
8 1 (1.35%) Misys
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