Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 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.

Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 673 617 598
Rank change year-on-year -56 -19 -29
Contract jobs citing JDBC 206 281 305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.27% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.63% 0.87% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 164 196
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £343 £318 £215
90th Percentile £650 £594 £598
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +18.75% +23.08% -16.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.18% +30.95% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £55.00 £42.00
% change year-on-year -18.18% +30.95% -

JDBC 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32915 32203 32498
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.02% 30.39% 28.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23251 22320 22282
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 376 368 550
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.25 £14.09 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.60 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.64% -2.67% +10.29%

JDBC
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing JDBC as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 17 November 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 14 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 190 £525 +13.82% 17
London -14 121 £550 +10.00% 7
UK excluding London -33 82 £475 +18.75% 11
South East +6 28 £475 -5.00% 6
Scotland -6 14 £488 +39.29% 1
Midlands +16 11 £344 -14.12%
North of England +23 10 £400 -13.51% 2
South West -5 10 £400 +14.29%
East of England -24 10 £580 +22.11% 2
West Midlands +17 9 £338 -12.90%
Yorkshire +28 4 - - 1
North West -13 4 £400 -15.79% 1
North East +67 2 - -
East Midlands -2 2 £350 -18.89%

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 188 (91.26%) Java
2 107 (51.94%) Web Services
3 99 (48.06%) SQL
4 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
5 87 (42.23%) Oracle
6 83 (40.29%) J2EE
7 77 (37.38%) Spring
8 75 (36.41%) JMS
9 69 (33.50%) SOAP
10 68 (33.01%) XML
11 63 (30.58%) Hibernate
12 59 (28.64%) REST
13 55 (26.70%) WebSphere
14 54 (26.21%) JBoss
15 52 (25.24%) JavaScript
16 46 (22.33%) Maven
17 45 (21.84%) JUnit
17 45 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (21.36%) Linux
18 44 (21.36%) E-Commerce
19 43 (20.87%) High Availability
20 41 (19.90%) Eclipse
21 39 (18.93%) QA
22 37 (17.96%) MVC
23 36 (17.48%) AngularJS
24 35 (16.99%) RESTful
24 35 (16.99%) Subversion
24 35 (16.99%) PL/SQL
25 34 (16.50%) HTML
25 34 (16.50%) WebSphere Application Server

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 55 (26.70%) WebSphere
2 54 (26.21%) JBoss
3 34 (16.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 33 (16.02%) Tomcat
5 24 (11.65%) Apache
6 14 (6.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 13 (6.31%) MQSeries
8 12 (5.83%) Cloud Foundry
8 12 (5.83%) WebLogic
9 8 (3.88%) CMS
9 8 (3.88%) WildFly
10 5 (2.43%) GemFire
10 5 (2.43%) Liferay
10 5 (2.43%) Oracle Coherence
11 4 (1.94%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.94%) IIS
12 3 (1.46%) Confluence
12 3 (1.46%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.46%) Mule
13 2 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.97%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.49%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.19%) Amazon AWS
1 21 (10.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.74%) PaaS
3 15 (7.28%) OpenShift
4 7 (3.40%) Bluemix
4 7 (3.40%) IaaS
4 7 (3.40%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (2.91%) SaaS
6 5 (2.43%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.46%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.97%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.97%) Sauce Labs
9 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.49%) Heroku
9 1 (0.49%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 33 (16.02%) Internet
2 19 (9.22%) HTTP
3 15 (7.28%) FTP
4 6 (2.91%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.43%) SSL
6 4 (1.94%) SSH
7 2 (0.97%) Firewall
7 2 (0.97%) LDAP
7 2 (0.97%) MQTT
8 1 (0.49%) SMS
8 1 (0.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (15.53%) Relational Database
2 30 (14.56%) SQL Server
3 18 (8.74%) RDBMS
4 14 (6.80%) MySQL
5 13 (6.31%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.34%) Big Data
6 11 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (4.85%) MongoDB
8 9 (4.37%) Oracle Database
8 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (3.88%) DB2
9 8 (3.88%) Oracle Exadata
9 8 (3.88%) Snowflake Schema
10 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 5 (2.43%) BusinessObjects
11 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (2.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (1.94%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 46 (22.33%) Maven
2 45 (21.84%) JUnit
3 41 (19.90%) Eclipse
4 35 (16.99%) Subversion
5 30 (14.56%) Git (software)
6 28 (13.59%) Ant
7 26 (12.62%) Jenkins
8 24 (11.65%) SoapUI
9 20 (9.71%) IntelliJ
10 17 (8.25%) Mockito
11 15 (7.28%) JIRA
12 14 (6.80%) Checkstyle
12 14 (6.80%) XMLUnit
13 12 (5.83%) Log4j
14 9 (4.37%) Selenium
14 9 (4.37%) TeamCity
15 8 (3.88%) Talend Open Studio
16 6 (2.91%) JMeter
17 5 (2.43%) FitNesse
17 5 (2.43%) Toad
General
1 34 (16.50%) Banking
2 32 (15.53%) Finance
3 11 (5.34%) Retail
4 6 (2.91%) Games
5 5 (2.43%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.46%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.49%) Front Office
7 1 (0.49%) Legal
7 1 (0.49%) Marketing
7 1 (0.49%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 126 (61.17%) Developer
2 100 (48.54%) Java Developer
3 48 (23.30%) Architect
4 30 (14.56%) Senior Developer
5 23 (11.17%) Senior Java Developer
6 19 (9.22%) Python Developer
7 13 (6.31%) Solutions Architect
8 11 (5.34%) J2EE Developer
8 11 (5.34%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 9 (4.37%) Cloud Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Data Architect
9 9 (4.37%) Integration Developer
10 8 (3.88%) Consultant
10 8 (3.88%) Senior Python Developer
11 7 (3.40%) Analyst
11 7 (3.40%) Technical Leader
12 6 (2.91%) Lead Developer
12 6 (2.91%) Senior J2EE Developer
12 6 (2.91%) Team Leader
12 6 (2.91%) webMethods Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (51.94%) Web Services
2 83 (40.29%) J2EE
3 77 (37.38%) Spring
4 75 (36.41%) JMS
5 69 (33.50%) SOAP
6 68 (33.01%) XML
7 63 (30.58%) Hibernate
8 59 (28.64%) REST
9 36 (17.48%) AngularJS
10 35 (16.99%) RESTful
11 34 (16.50%) HTML
11 34 (16.50%) JSON
12 31 (15.05%) CSS
12 31 (15.05%) XSD
13 29 (14.08%) Apache Camel
14 28 (13.59%) JSP
14 28 (13.59%) Servlets
15 26 (12.62%) HTML5
16 25 (12.14%) EJB
16 25 (12.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 45 (21.84%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (14.08%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (10.68%) iPad
3 22 (10.68%) Virtual Team
4 10 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.88%) DataPower
6 7 (3.40%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.91%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.94%) Equities
8 4 (1.94%) Fixed Income
8 4 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.46%) Clustering
9 3 (1.46%) Web 2.0
10 2 (0.97%) iSeries
10 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.97%) User Experience
11 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (21.36%) Linux
2 34 (16.50%) Unix
3 13 (6.31%) Windows
4 11 (5.34%) HPUX
4 11 (5.34%) Solaris
5 6 (2.91%) Android
6 5 (2.43%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) Fedora
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (44.17%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.36%) E-Commerce
3 43 (20.87%) High Availability
4 37 (17.96%) MVC
5 34 (16.50%) Multithreading
5 34 (16.50%) SOA
6 26 (12.62%) ETL
6 26 (12.62%) Microservices
6 26 (12.62%) OO
6 26 (12.62%) Performance Tuning
7 25 (12.14%) TDD
8 24 (11.65%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (11.17%) UML
10 22 (10.68%) B2C
10 22 (10.68%) Capacity Planning
10 22 (10.68%) Load Testing
10 22 (10.68%) Software Architecture
10 22 (10.68%) Strategic Thinking
11 21 (10.19%) Concurrent Programming
11 21 (10.19%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 188 (91.26%) Java
2 99 (48.06%) SQL
3 52 (25.24%) JavaScript
4 35 (16.99%) PL/SQL
5 26 (12.62%) Python
6 22 (10.68%) XPath
7 17 (8.25%) T-SQL
8 11 (5.34%) Shell Script
9 7 (3.40%) Go
9 7 (3.40%) Ruby
10 6 (2.91%) C#
11 5 (2.43%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.43%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.43%) Scala
12 4 (1.94%) C
13 3 (1.46%) Perl
13 3 (1.46%) VB
14 2 (0.97%) C++
14 2 (0.97%) ES6
14 2 (0.97%) Jython
Qualifications
1 10 (4.85%) Degree
2 8 (3.88%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) HND
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (18.93%) QA
2 5 (2.43%) GCP
3 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (3.40%) Docker
2 1 (0.49%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 3 (1.46%) MOM
2 2 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
3 1 (0.49%) yum
Vendors
1 87 (42.23%) Oracle
2 33 (16.02%) IBM
3 23 (11.17%) ATG
4 14 (6.80%) Sybase
5 12 (5.83%) Solace
6 11 (5.34%) Microsoft
7 8 (3.88%) Talend
8 7 (3.40%) Red Hat
9 6 (2.91%) webMethods
10 4 (1.94%) Jaspersoft
11 3 (1.46%) Murex
11 3 (1.46%) SAP
11 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.97%) Calypso
12 2 (0.97%) FatWire
12 2 (0.97%) Guidewire
12 2 (0.97%) Informatica
13 1 (0.49%) Barracuda Networks
13 1 (0.49%) Blue Martini
13 1 (0.49%) Elastic Path