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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
Rank 582 575 546
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -29
Contract jobs citing ODBC 29 25 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.046% 0.051%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.16% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 13 10
Average daily rate
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£425 £350 £483
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -27.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £218 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £300 £365
% change year-on-year
+41.66% -17.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £14.00 -
UK excluding London average 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
15641 15215 14405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.83% 28.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10526 9806 9151
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 221 296
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 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 17 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 29 July 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 -8 28 £425 +21.42% 12
London +12 16 £413 -13.15% 4
City of London +4 5 £425 -10.52% 3
West Yorkshire -18 5 £231 -
Yorkshire -19 5 £231 -
Leeds -21 5 £231 -
North West -19 3 £500 +66.66%
South East -26 3 £298 +29.34% 1
Lancashire +9 2 £500 +66.66%
Surrey -1 2 £298 - 1
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Woking +1 1 £170 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 - - 2
Essex - 1 - - 2

ODBC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
3 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
4 18 (32.73%) Oracle
4 18 (32.73%) Web Services
5 16 (29.09%) Windows
6 14 (25.45%) Finance
7 12 (21.82%) MS Office
8 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow
8 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
10 9 (16.36%) SOAP
10 9 (16.36%) JDBC
10 9 (16.36%) XML
11 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
11 8 (14.55%) ETL
11 8 (14.55%) Document Management
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (12.73%) CRM
12 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
12 7 (12.73%) Java
12 7 (12.73%) Workflow
12 7 (12.73%) OLE
13 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
13 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL

ODBC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) CMS
3 3 (5.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.64%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) MS Office
2 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Taleo
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) DHCP
1 4 (7.27%) DNS
2 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.45%) LAN
2 3 (5.45%) WAN
2 3 (5.45%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) LDAP
3 1 (1.82%) SSL
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 5 (9.09%) RDBMS
4 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (7.27%) FileMaker
5 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.64%) PowerCenter
8 1 (1.82%) MS Access
8 1 (1.82%) DB2
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (7.27%) LoadRunner
1 4 (7.27%) JIRA
2 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (5.45%) Subversion
2 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.45%) Toad
3 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.45%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Billing
3 3 (5.45%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
4 2 (3.64%) Front Office
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Marketing
5 1 (1.82%) Dutch Language
5 1 (1.82%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (49.09%) Analyst
2 15 (27.27%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Consultant
4 9 (16.36%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Data Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Business Analyst
8 3 (5.45%) IT Support
8 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
8 3 (5.45%) ServiceNow Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft BI Consultant
9 2 (3.64%) Operations Support Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (32.73%) Web Services
2 9 (16.36%) XML
2 9 (16.36%) JDBC
2 9 (16.36%) SOAP
3 7 (12.73%) OLE
4 6 (10.91%) .NET
4 6 (10.91%) REST
5 5 (9.09%) ADO
5 5 (9.09%) HTML
6 4 (7.27%) J2EE
6 4 (7.27%) RESTful
7 3 (5.45%) JSP
7 3 (5.45%) Servlets
7 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.82%) WPF
8 1 (1.82%) Ajax
8 1 (1.82%) XSL
8 1 (1.82%) ADSI
8 1 (1.82%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.82%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 5 (9.09%) Data Structures
2 4 (7.27%) Data Extraction
2 4 (7.27%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.45%) Smartphone
3 3 (5.45%) BYOD
4 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) NHS
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) CMDB
5 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (29.09%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.27%) Windows XP
4 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.64%) Linux
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.82%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) ETL
1 8 (14.55%) Document Management
2 7 (12.73%) Business Analysis
2 7 (12.73%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (12.73%) CRM
2 7 (12.73%) Workflow
2 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.91%) ITIL
3 6 (10.91%) Systems Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Analytics
4 5 (9.09%) Project Management
5 4 (7.27%) Data Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Financial Modelling
5 4 (7.27%) Reverse Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.45%) Change Management
6 3 (5.45%) Risk Management
6 3 (5.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 31 (56.36%) SQL
2 10 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.73%) T-SQL
3 7 (12.73%) Java
4 6 (10.91%) VBA
4 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
4 6 (10.91%) PL/SQL
5 5 (9.09%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) VB
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
6 3 (5.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
7 2 (3.64%) LotusScript
7 2 (3.64%) VBScript
8 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.82%) RPG
8 1 (1.82%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) MCSE
3 1 (1.82%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) HL7
1 2 (3.64%) DICOM
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) SCCM
2 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.82%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (34.55%) Microsoft
2 18 (32.73%) Oracle
3 11 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (7.27%) HP
4 4 (7.27%) Citrix
5 3 (5.45%) Dell
5 3 (5.45%) McAfee
5 3 (5.45%) VMware
6 2 (3.64%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.64%) Informatica
6 2 (3.64%) IBM
6 2 (3.64%) Sun
7 1 (1.82%) Misys
7 1 (1.82%) NetApp
7 1 (1.82%) Lotus
7 1 (1.82%) Teradata
7 1 (1.82%) Axway