Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for ODBC skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ODBC over the 6 months to 21 November 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 > North West
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 220 234
Contract jobs citing ODBC 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.059% 0.070%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.21% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
North West median daily rate - £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.67% +50.00%
England median daily rate £414 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

ODBC is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1819 1910 2016
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 31.71% 28.01% 23.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1239 1337 1259
North West median daily rate £400 £388 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £299 £275 £275
90th Percentile £538 £500 £538
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 26 68
North West median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% +0.98%
10th Percentile £18.53 £15.38 £16.16
90th Percentile £50.51 £44.88 £47.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

ODBC
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ODBC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ODBC in the North West

ODBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ODBC in the North West

ODBC
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 ODBC in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ODBC in the North West