The first table below looks at the demand for DAO 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 DAO over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 551 539 558
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +19
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.021% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.015% 0.075% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 12
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13711 13328 14132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.60% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8924 8639 8790
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 261 344
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
DAO
UK

DAO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DAO across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DAO Jobs Demand Trend in England

DAO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DAO Daily Rate Trend in England

DAO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DAO Hourly Rate Trend in England

DAO
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 DAO within the England region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
London +1 2 £425 +13.33%
Yorkshire - - - -
DAO
UK

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DAO 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 DAO.

1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WF
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI

DAO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DAO 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 DAO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) jMock
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WF
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (14.29%) RichFaces
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
4 1 (14.29%) SOAP
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) UML
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) AOP
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) VB6
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss