The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 22 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 611 595
Rank change year-on-year +35 -16  
Contract jobs citing ODBC 14 26 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.033% 0.052% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.18% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 14
Median daily rate £525 £288 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +82.60% -24.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £175 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £288 £231
% change year-on-year +56.52% +24.72%  
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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13923 14344 14192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.35% 28.96% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 10235 9678
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 164 188
Median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.27% +2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £18.80 £16.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

ODBC
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

ODBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ODBC in England

ODBC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ODBC in England

ODBC
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the England region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London +13 9 £525 +5.00% 5
South East +20 5 - - 1
ODBC
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for ODBC.

1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 15 (55.56%) LDAP
4 14 (51.85%) MySQL
5 12 (44.44%) Web Services
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) HTTP
7 10 (37.04%) Unix
7 10 (37.04%) Java
7 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
7 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (33.33%) Oracle
8 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (29.63%) JDBC
9 8 (29.63%) SSL
10 7 (25.93%) HP
10 7 (25.93%) Nagios
10 7 (25.93%) JMeter
10 7 (25.93%) Log4j
10 7 (25.93%) HTML
10 7 (25.93%) Apache
10 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
10 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
10 7 (25.93%) TDD
10 7 (25.93%) Ajax
10 7 (25.93%) JIRA
10 7 (25.93%) QA
10 7 (25.93%) Fiddler

ODBC
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (25.93%) Apache
1 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (55.56%) LDAP
2 11 (40.74%) HTTP
3 8 (29.63%) SSL
4 4 (14.81%) FTP
4 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
5 3 (11.11%) SSH
6 1 (3.70%) LAN
6 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) MySQL
2 9 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.93%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (14.81%) DB2
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (3.70%) InterSystems Cache
7 1 (3.70%) MS Access
7 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database
7 1 (3.70%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (25.93%) Bitbucket
1 7 (25.93%) Fiddler
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
1 7 (25.93%) JIRA
1 7 (25.93%) JMeter
1 7 (25.93%) Log4j
1 7 (25.93%) YourKit
2 6 (22.22%) Gatling
2 6 (22.22%) Hudson
2 6 (22.22%) LoadRunner
2 6 (22.22%) LoadUI
3 3 (11.11%) WebPagetest
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Performance Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Administrator
2 4 (14.81%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Architect
3 3 (11.11%) DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) MySQL DBA
3 3 (11.11%) Product Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Server Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) QA Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Test Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Web Services
2 8 (29.63%) JDBC
3 7 (25.93%) Ajax
3 7 (25.93%) HTML
4 6 (22.22%) XML
5 5 (18.52%) .NET
6 4 (14.81%) EDIFACT
6 4 (14.81%) JMS
6 4 (14.81%) REST
6 4 (14.81%) SAML
7 2 (7.41%) J2EE
8 1 (3.70%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Client/Server
2 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Replication
4 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) PACS
5 1 (3.70%) PDA
5 1 (3.70%) SCADA
5 1 (3.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (37.04%) Unix
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server
5 3 (11.11%) CentOS
5 3 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Monitoring
1 10 (37.04%) Performance Tuning
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.93%) ATDD
3 7 (25.93%) BDD
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Delivery
3 7 (25.93%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (25.93%) Defect Management
3 7 (25.93%) Feature Driven Development
3 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 5 (18.52%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) ITSM
6 4 (14.81%) Performance Engineering
7 3 (11.11%) Data Extraction
7 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (11.11%) ITIL
7 3 (11.11%) Open Source
7 3 (11.11%) Stress Testing
8 2 (7.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 5 (18.52%) Shell Script
3 5 (18.52%) VB
3 5 (18.52%) VB6
4 4 (14.81%) ActionScript
4 4 (14.81%) ActionScript 2.0
4 4 (14.81%) ActionScript 3.0
5 3 (11.11%) Groovy
5 3 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (11.11%) Scala
6 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.70%) Tcl
7 1 (3.70%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) DICOM
2 2 (7.41%) HL7
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) Grafana
1 7 (25.93%) Graphite
1 7 (25.93%) HP SiteScope
1 7 (25.93%) Nagios
1 7 (25.93%) ZABBIX
2 3 (11.11%) Webmin
3 2 (7.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Dynatrace
2 7 (25.93%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Axway
3 4 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (14.81%) ServiceNow
4 3 (11.11%) SOASTA, Inc
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) InterSystems
6 1 (3.70%) Redback
6 1 (3.70%) SAP
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