The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 576 547 557
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing DAO 12 11 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.023% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.079% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 15
Average daily rate
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£435 £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.28% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £228 £435
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £388 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £228 -
% change year-on-year
+64.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
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 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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
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 18 September 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 -4 9 £435 +16.00% 2
South West - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
South East - - - -
DAO
UK

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (81.25%) Java
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) JDBC
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (62.50%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) JSP
4 9 (56.25%) Servlets
4 9 (56.25%) Struts
4 9 (56.25%) RAD
4 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
4 9 (56.25%) IBM
4 9 (56.25%) EJB
4 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
4 9 (56.25%) Taglibs
4 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
5 8 (50.00%) REST
6 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
6 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (18.75%) Perl
7 3 (18.75%) PHP
7 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
7 3 (18.75%) SAN

DAO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (56.25%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) HTTPS
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
1 3 (18.75%) SSH
1 3 (18.75%) PuTTY
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) Ingres
2 3 (18.75%) RDBMS
2 3 (18.75%) JasperReports
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PHPUnit
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Developer
2 9 (56.25%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
4 1 (6.25%) VB Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Web Services
2 12 (75.00%) CSS
2 12 (75.00%) JDBC
3 10 (62.50%) J2EE
4 9 (56.25%) JSP
4 9 (56.25%) Servlets
4 9 (56.25%) Struts
4 9 (56.25%) Taglibs
4 9 (56.25%) EJB
5 8 (50.00%) REST
6 3 (18.75%) Laravel
6 3 (18.75%) CGI
6 3 (18.75%) Hibernate
6 3 (18.75%) HTML
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) ActiveX
8 1 (6.25%) J2ME
8 1 (6.25%) ISAPI
8 1 (6.25%) MAPI
8 1 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
1 3 (18.75%) N-Tier
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Handset
2 1 (6.25%) Animation
2 1 (6.25%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) VMS
3 2 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) MVC
2 9 (56.25%) RAD
2 9 (56.25%) E-Commerce
2 9 (56.25%) Unit Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Integration Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity
3 3 (18.75%) OO
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Workflow
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) Perl
4 3 (18.75%) PHP
4 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
5 1 (6.25%) C
5 1 (6.25%) C#
5 1 (6.25%) C++
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VC++
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) NFS
1 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (18.75%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 3 (18.75%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase