The table below looks at the statistics for DNA 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 DNA over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 563 532 493
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -39
Contract jobs citing DNA 6 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.015% 0.064%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.016% 0.020% 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 14
Average daily rate
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£400 £210 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £253 £319
% change year-on-year
+48.51% -20.78%
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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
36373 35079 29900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.25% 75.39% 73.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 23249 21496 18158
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 982 1094 1102
Average hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.31 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £47.50 £51.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

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Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in England

DNA
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

DNA Daily Rate Trend in England

DNA
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNA across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

DNA Daily Rate Histogram in England

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in England

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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 DNA within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +8 6 £400 +90.47% 5
South East - - - - 5
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C++
2 5 (35.71%) Statistics
2 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) Informatics
2 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
2 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (35.71%) Data Structures
2 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Kanban
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) Junos
4 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 2 (14.29%) Coaching
4 2 (14.29%) Google
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) QA
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 2 (14.29%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Migration

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing DNA 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 DNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) DHCP
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
1 2 (14.29%) MPLS
1 2 (14.29%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) KDB
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Software Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Software Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Senior Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Implementation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) ScrumMaster
2 2 (14.29%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Implementation Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Trainer
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Statistics
1 5 (35.71%) Informatics
1 5 (35.71%) Mathematics
1 5 (35.71%) Data Structures
1 5 (35.71%) Algorithms
2 1 (7.14%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Bioinformatics
1 5 (35.71%) Web Development
2 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Kanban
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) BDD
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
2 5 (35.71%) C
2 5 (35.71%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) VMware
1 2 (14.29%) Google
2 1 (7.14%) Tradeweb
2 1 (7.14%) Reuters
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase