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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
UK
Rank 586 606 601
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -5
Contract jobs citing ODBC 16 21 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.040% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 15
Median daily rate £613 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £341 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £775 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £575 £363 £295
% change year-on-year
+58.62% +22.88%
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
13979 14840 14022
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.23% 28.54% 26.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9757 10205 9249
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 248 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.95 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 25 February 2017.

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 14 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +32 16 £613 +63.33% 6
West Midlands - 7 £750 - 1
North West +25 4 £350 -6.66% 1
Manchester +15 4 £350 -
London +14 3 £650 +70.49% 2
Birmingham - 3 £763 -
South East +15 2 £400 +6.66%
Surrey - 2 £400 -
Coventry - 1 £575 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £750 -
Telford - 1 - - 1
Guildford - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £750 -

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 12 (50.00%) JDBC
1 12 (50.00%) SSL
2 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 9 (37.50%) LDAP
3 9 (37.50%) REST
4 8 (33.33%) ITSM
4 8 (33.33%) SAML
4 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 8 (33.33%) ServiceNow
5 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (25.00%) MySQL
6 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) FTP
8 4 (16.67%) HTTP
8 4 (16.67%) JMS
8 4 (16.67%) Apache
8 4 (16.67%) IBM
8 4 (16.67%) Oracle
8 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.67%) ActionScript
8 4 (16.67%) IIS
8 4 (16.67%) SAP

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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Domino
2 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) SSL
2 9 (37.50%) LDAP
3 5 (20.83%) FTP
4 4 (16.67%) HTTP
4 4 (16.67%) HTTPS
5 1 (4.17%) DNS
5 1 (4.17%) DSL
5 1 (4.17%) FCAPS
5 1 (4.17%) SMTP
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.17%) Big Data
4 1 (4.17%) CouchDB
4 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (4.17%) DB2
4 1 (4.17%) HBase
4 1 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (4.17%) MS Access
4 1 (4.17%) Neo4j
4 1 (4.17%) Parquet
4 1 (4.17%) Redis
4 1 (4.17%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.17%) NetBeans
General
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 3 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (16.67%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Applications Support
4 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Integration Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Product Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Sun Support
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Domino Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Service Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Lotus Notes Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) MySQL DBA
6 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
6 1 (4.17%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (50.00%) JDBC
2 9 (37.50%) REST
3 8 (33.33%) SAML
3 8 (33.33%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (16.67%) EDIFACT
5 4 (16.67%) JMS
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) HTML
7 2 (8.33%) HTML5
7 2 (8.33%) J2EE
8 1 (4.17%) Akka
8 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
8 1 (4.17%) Apache Avro
8 1 (4.17%) CSS3
8 1 (4.17%) GraphX
8 1 (4.17%) JSP
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) WebSockets
8 1 (4.17%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Wiki
4 1 (4.17%) iSeries
4 1 (4.17%) PACS
4 1 (4.17%) PDA
4 1 (4.17%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 6 (25.00%) Linux
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.17%) AIX
5 1 (4.17%) CentOS
5 1 (4.17%) Mesosphere
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) ITSM
3 3 (12.50%) CRM
3 3 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 3 (12.50%) Practice Management
3 3 (12.50%) Release Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Extraction
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stress Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 4 (16.67%) ActionScript
3 4 (16.67%) ActionScript 2.0
3 4 (16.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (12.50%) Java
4 3 (12.50%) VB
4 3 (12.50%) VB6
5 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.17%) C
5 1 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (4.17%) LotusScript
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) Python
5 1 (4.17%) Scala
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.17%) UniBasic
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) DICOM
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
1 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Ansible
1 1 (4.17%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (4.17%) Kubernetes
1 1 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (4.17%) Webmin
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) ServiceNow
2 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Axway
3 4 (16.67%) IBM
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (4.17%) InterSystems
5 1 (4.17%) Lotus
5 1 (4.17%) Nokia
5 1 (4.17%) Redback
5 1 (4.17%) Sophos
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