The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for ODBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ODBC over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Open Database Connectivity (ODBC)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 123 129
Contract jobs citing ODBC 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - 0.040% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.16% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +55.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £288
% change year-on-year +28.57% +21.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ODBC is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 619 618 752
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.12% 24.92% 28.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 372 425
Median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £515 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 21 26
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

ODBC
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing ODBC as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ODBC in the East of England

ODBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ODBC in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ODBC in the East of England

ODBC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ODBC in the East of England