The table below looks at the statistics for DASS2 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DASS2 over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Digital Access Signaling System 2 (DASS2)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing DASS2 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
DASS2
UK

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
7776 7689 6686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 15.27% 15.19% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4810 4248 3596
Median daily rate £395 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £345 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.24% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 300 425 376
Median hourly rate £26.00 £26.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £28.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.07% +40.00%

DASS2
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing DASS2 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

DASS2 Jobs Demand Trend in England

DASS2
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DASS2 across the England region.

DASS2 Daily Rate Trend in England