The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for JDBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited JDBC over the 3 months to 24 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.

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 94 151
Rank change year-on-year -37 +57  
Contract jobs citing JDBC 4 61 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.14% 1.60% 0.080%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 6.33% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 50 2
Median daily rate £475 £475 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £386 £404
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £434
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £373
% change year-on-year - +27.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.23
% change year-on-year - +33.41%  

JDBC 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 North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 873 964 821
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 30.10% 25.30% 21.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 674 534
Median daily rate £388 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 20
Median hourly rate £41.25 £28.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.73% -32.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.15 £18.80 £16.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £57.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JDBC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for JDBC in the North West

JDBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing JDBC in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for JDBC in the North West

JDBC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for JDBC in the North West

JDBC
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Cheshire -12 3 £488 +2.63%
Manchester -3 1 £450 +9.09% 1
JDBC
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing JDBC 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 North West region with a requirement for JDBC.

1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WSDL
4 6 (54.55%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) JAXB
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) AOP
4 6 (54.55%) JAX-WS
4 6 (54.55%) POJO
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
5 5 (45.45%) JiBX
5 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
5 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
5 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) Banking
6 4 (36.36%) Retail
6 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
6 4 (36.36%) EDIFACT
6 4 (36.36%) Finance
6 4 (36.36%) ODBC
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) MySQL
6 4 (36.36%) HTTPS

JDBC
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTP
1 4 (36.36%) HTTPS
1 4 (36.36%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Subversion
3 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) IntelliJ
3 1 (9.09%) JMeter
3 1 (9.09%) jMock
3 1 (9.09%) Mockito
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Business Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (27.27%) Product Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) XML
2 8 (72.73%) J2EE
3 7 (63.64%) SOAP
4 6 (54.55%) JAXB
4 6 (54.55%) JAX-WS
4 6 (54.55%) POJO
4 6 (54.55%) Spring
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) WSDL
4 6 (54.55%) XSLT
5 5 (45.45%) JiBX
5 5 (45.45%) JSON
5 5 (45.45%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) EDIFACT
6 4 (36.36%) JMS
6 4 (36.36%) ODBC
7 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
7 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 1 (9.09%) Middleware
7 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) AOP
2 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 5 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Extreme Programming
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Kanban
5 1 (9.09%) QA Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) ActionScript
2 4 (36.36%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (36.36%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Axway
4 1 (9.09%) SAP