The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 25 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)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 485 478 501
Rank change year-on-year -7 +23  
Contract jobs citing JDBC 102 176 135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.33% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 1.17% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 124 84
Median daily rate £488 £483 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.03% +24.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £348 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £370
% change year-on-year - +28.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +33.41%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14838 15088 15400
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.06% 28.44% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10253 10630 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

JDBC
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

JDBC
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for JDBC in the UK

JDBC
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing JDBC over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for JDBC in the UK

JDBC
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for JDBC in the UK

JDBC
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing JDBC within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -20 95 £490 -2.00% 21
London -4 50 £490 -6.66% 12
South East +30 11 £600 +19.88% 4
South West +9 9 £425 +31.78%
East of England -5 9 £525 +10.52% 4
Somerset - 8 £425 -
Bath - 7 £425 -
Milton Keynes -8 6 £600 - 1
City of London -9 6 £475 -9.52% 2
Buckinghamshire -10 6 £600 - 1
Scotland +39 5 £369 +5.35% 2
East Midlands -15 5 £350 +7.69%
Bedfordshire - 5 £525 - 2
Yorkshire +25 4 £369 +34.09%
West Yorkshire +24 4 £369 +34.09%
Berkshire +16 4 £550 +14.22% 2
Hertfordshire -2 4 £425 -5.55% 1
North West -29 4 £475 - 1
Chester -7 3 £488 +2.63%
Cheshire -11 3 £488 +2.63%
Halifax - 3 £375 -
Watford - 3 £450 -
Bracknell +8 2 £550 -
Edinburgh +8 2 £250 -28.57%
Nottingham 0 2 £350 -
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £350 -
Leeds +18 1 £363 +31.81%
Manchester +2 1 £450 +9.09% 1
County Antrim -44 1 - -
Belfast -47 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 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 with a requirement for JDBC.

1 177 (82.71%) Java
2 114 (53.27%) JMS
3 102 (47.66%) Web Services
4 101 (47.20%) J2EE
5 97 (45.33%) XML
6 93 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (42.99%) Spring
8 90 (42.06%) SQL
8 90 (42.06%) SOAP
9 87 (40.65%) Oracle
10 71 (33.18%) Linux
11 68 (31.78%) WebSphere
12 66 (30.84%) Hibernate
13 65 (30.37%) REST
14 60 (28.04%) JavaScript
15 54 (25.23%) JBoss
16 53 (24.77%) SOA
17 52 (24.30%) JSP
17 52 (24.30%) Git (software)
18 51 (23.83%) E-Commerce
19 50 (23.36%) XSLT
20 49 (22.90%) Servlets
20 49 (22.90%) HTML
21 48 (22.43%) Maven
21 48 (22.43%) Jenkins
22 45 (21.03%) Microservices
23 43 (20.09%) Apache
24 42 (19.63%) Unix
24 42 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
25 41 (19.16%) JIRA

JDBC
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 68 (31.78%) WebSphere
2 54 (25.23%) JBoss
3 43 (20.09%) Apache
4 37 (17.29%) WebLogic
5 29 (13.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 27 (12.62%) Tomcat
7 19 (8.88%) CMS
8 14 (6.54%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (3.74%) ATG Dynamo
9 8 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 7 (3.27%) MQSeries
11 6 (2.80%) Apache Solr
12 5 (2.34%) GemFire
13 4 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (1.87%) Confluence
13 4 (1.87%) CoreMedia CMS
13 4 (1.87%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (1.40%) GlassFish
14 3 (1.40%) Oracle Coherence
15 2 (0.93%) Jetty
Business Applications
1 7 (3.27%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (2.80%) Unica
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.47%) Actimize
4 1 (0.47%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.01%) PaaS
3 14 (6.54%) Bluemix
3 14 (6.54%) IBM Cloud
4 6 (2.80%) Silverpop
5 4 (1.87%) Boomi
5 4 (1.87%) iPaaS
6 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.93%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.47%) Force.com
7 1 (0.47%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 1 (0.47%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (11.21%) Internet
2 15 (7.01%) FTP
3 12 (5.61%) HTTP
4 11 (5.14%) SSL
5 6 (2.80%) LDAP
6 4 (1.87%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.93%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (14.49%) Oracle Database
2 17 (7.94%) MySQL
3 13 (6.07%) Endeca
4 10 (4.67%) MongoDB
5 9 (4.21%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.80%) DB2
6 6 (2.80%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 5 (2.34%) Redis
8 4 (1.87%) Big Data
8 4 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.87%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
9 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.93%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.93%) Oracle Exadata
11 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.47%) HBase
11 1 (0.47%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 52 (24.30%) Git (software)
2 48 (22.43%) Jenkins
2 48 (22.43%) Maven
3 41 (19.16%) JIRA
4 32 (14.95%) JUnit
5 23 (10.75%) Ant
5 23 (10.75%) Subversion
6 20 (9.35%) Eclipse
6 20 (9.35%) Mockito
7 17 (7.94%) TeamCity
8 16 (7.48%) Cucumber
9 10 (4.67%) Selenium
10 9 (4.21%) Log4j
10 9 (4.21%) Spock
11 8 (3.74%) Gradle
11 8 (3.74%) IntelliJ
12 5 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 5 (2.34%) jMock
13 4 (1.87%) SoapUI
14 3 (1.40%) JBehave
General
1 33 (15.42%) Banking
2 32 (14.95%) Finance
3 15 (7.01%) Retail
4 7 (3.27%) Investment Banking
4 7 (3.27%) Marketing
4 7 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.34%) Front Office
6 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.47%) Advertising
7 1 (0.47%) Electronics
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Publishing
7 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 121 (56.54%) Developer
2 76 (35.51%) Java Developer
3 59 (27.57%) Architect
4 27 (12.62%) Senior Developer
5 15 (7.01%) Cloud Architect
5 15 (7.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 14 (6.54%) WebSphere Developer
7 12 (5.61%) Solutions Architect
8 10 (4.67%) Senior WebSphere Developer
9 9 (4.21%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (3.27%) E-Commerce Architect
10 7 (3.27%) Integration Architect
11 6 (2.80%) Consultant
11 6 (2.80%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
11 6 (2.80%) Java Engineer
11 6 (2.80%) Oracle Developer
12 5 (2.34%) SAP Architect
12 5 (2.34%) Web Developer
13 4 (1.87%) Integration Consultant
13 4 (1.87%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (53.27%) JMS
2 102 (47.66%) Web Services
3 101 (47.20%) J2EE
4 97 (45.33%) XML
5 92 (42.99%) Spring
6 90 (42.06%) SOAP
7 66 (30.84%) Hibernate
8 65 (30.37%) REST
9 52 (24.30%) JSP
10 50 (23.36%) XSLT
11 49 (22.90%) HTML
11 49 (22.90%) Servlets
12 38 (17.76%) CSS
13 34 (15.89%) JSON
14 32 (14.95%) Java EE
15 31 (14.49%) RESTful
16 28 (13.08%) JMX
17 26 (12.15%) Gherkin
18 25 (11.68%) Apache Camel
19 24 (11.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.35%) iPad
1 20 (9.35%) Virtual Team
2 15 (7.01%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (6.54%) Cloud Native
3 14 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (5.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 8 (3.74%) User Experience
6 6 (2.80%) Web 2.0
7 5 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.40%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.40%) TRADACOMS
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.93%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.93%) Derivative
9 2 (0.93%) iSeries
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 71 (33.18%) Linux
2 42 (19.63%) Unix
3 11 (5.14%) HPUX
3 11 (5.14%) Solaris
4 9 (4.21%) Windows
5 1 (0.47%) CentOS
5 1 (0.47%) Fedora
5 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (24.77%) SOA
3 51 (23.83%) E-Commerce
4 45 (21.03%) Microservices
5 42 (19.63%) Continuous Integration
6 41 (19.16%) MVC
7 40 (18.69%) TDD
8 39 (18.22%) Scrum
9 26 (12.15%) B2C
10 24 (11.21%) BDD
11 23 (10.75%) Software Engineering
12 22 (10.28%) Content Management
12 22 (10.28%) Continuous Delivery
12 22 (10.28%) High Availability
12 22 (10.28%) Pair Programming
13 21 (9.81%) Performance Tuning
14 20 (9.35%) Capacity Planning
14 20 (9.35%) Load Testing
14 20 (9.35%) Software Architecture
15 19 (8.88%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 177 (82.71%) Java
2 90 (42.06%) SQL
3 60 (28.04%) JavaScript
4 26 (12.15%) PL/SQL
5 22 (10.28%) Shell Script
6 21 (9.81%) Scala
7 16 (7.48%) Ruby
8 15 (7.01%) Go
9 13 (6.07%) XPath
10 10 (4.67%) Korn
11 9 (4.21%) Bash Shell
12 8 (3.74%) Python
13 7 (3.27%) ActionScript
13 7 (3.27%) ES6
14 5 (2.34%) ECMAScript
15 4 (1.87%) ActionScript 2.0
15 4 (1.87%) ActionScript 3.0
16 3 (1.40%) ABAP
16 3 (1.40%) Jython
17 2 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (7.01%) Degree
2 4 (1.87%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (1.87%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.40%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.93%) HND
4 2 (0.93%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.47%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.02%) QA
2 7 (3.27%) FATCA
3 2 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.47%) MiFID
System Software
1 4 (1.87%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.47%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
1 3 (1.40%) Rundeck
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) CA Wily
3 1 (0.47%) Control-M
3 1 (0.47%) MOM
3 1 (0.47%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (40.65%) Oracle
2 28 (13.08%) ATG
3 27 (12.62%) IBM
4 22 (10.28%) SAP
5 11 (5.14%) Solace
6 7 (3.27%) hybris
6 7 (3.27%) Informatica
7 6 (2.80%) Pega
7 6 (2.80%) TIBCO
8 5 (2.34%) Apigee
8 5 (2.34%) CA
8 5 (2.34%) MuleSoft
8 5 (2.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (2.34%) Sybase
9 4 (1.87%) Axway
9 4 (1.87%) Dell
9 4 (1.87%) Murex
9 4 (1.87%) ServiceNow
9 4 (1.87%) SnapLogic
9 4 (1.87%) Sun
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