The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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)
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 245 265 267
Rank change year-on-year +20 +2  
Contract jobs citing ODBC 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.067% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 2
Median daily rate - £238 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -20.16%  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2153 2397 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.71% 26.57% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1540 1497
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ODBC in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ODBC in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ODBC within the South East 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
Buckinghamshire -11 4 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
ODBC
England

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 South East region with a requirement for ODBC.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Ansible
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (33.33%) BMC
4 2 (33.33%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) LAN
5 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Network Management
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) SCADA
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Server Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Business Process Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) BMC
2 2 (33.33%) Remedy