The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 574 562 565
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Contract jobs citing DAB 15 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.030% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.20% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 2
Average daily rate
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£326 £330 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.21% +11.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £189 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £555 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £203 £340
% change year-on-year
+54.32% -40.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Communications & Networking Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7469 7473 6574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.05% 14.85% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4319 4117 3641
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 484 409 381
Average hourly rate £21.53 £21.63 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.46% -3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DAB across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in England

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DAB across the England region.

DAB Daily Rate Trend in England

DAB
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DAB across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

DAB Daily Rate Histogram in England

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DAB across the England region.

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in England

DAB
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAB within the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -17 11 £313 +54.32%
London +14 2 £413 -21.42%
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DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DAB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DAB.

1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (42.11%) Java
3 7 (36.84%) JMeter
3 7 (36.84%) Scrum
3 7 (36.84%) Spring
3 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
3 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 6 (31.58%) JIRA
4 6 (31.58%) JUnit
5 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
5 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (26.32%) Selenium
5 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
5 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
5 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
6 4 (21.05%) User Stories
6 4 (21.05%) CSS3
6 4 (21.05%) HTML5
6 4 (21.05%) JSUnit
6 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
6 4 (21.05%) TDD
6 4 (21.05%) Subversion

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DAB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DAB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) VoIP
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.26%) DNS
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) Wireless
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (5.26%) 4G
1 1 (5.26%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 7 (36.84%) JMeter
2 6 (31.58%) JIRA
2 6 (31.58%) JUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Selenium
3 5 (26.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (26.32%) Cucumber
3 5 (26.32%) SoapUI
4 4 (21.05%) Jasmine
4 4 (21.05%) Subversion
4 4 (21.05%) JSUnit
5 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Automotive
3 1 (5.26%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Spring
2 4 (21.05%) jQuery
2 4 (21.05%) HTML5
2 4 (21.05%) CSS3
2 4 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (21.05%) Ember.js
2 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) W3C
2 1 (5.26%) BBC
2 1 (5.26%) CCTV
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.26%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (31.58%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
5 4 (21.05%) User Stories
5 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 4 (21.05%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Kanban
7 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Coaching
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) Project Management
7 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.26%) Network Design
7 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 2 (10.53%) C++
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISTQB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 1 (5.26%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Redknee
2 1 (5.26%) Crossbeam
2 1 (5.26%) F5
2 1 (5.26%) Sandvine
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) Sun
2 1 (5.26%) Dell
2 1 (5.26%) Citrix
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint