The table below looks at the statistics for DAB skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAB over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 413 425 395
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Contract jobs citing DAB 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.004% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.033% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£600 £400 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +26.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
- +4.83%
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 Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2995 3034 3187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.78% 12.24% 14.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2040 2004 2013
Average daily rate £388 £400 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 91 155
Average hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £21.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+8.04% +3.57%

DAB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DAB Jobs Demand Trend in London

DAB
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DAB Daily Rate Trend in London

DAB
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DAB Hourly Rate Trend in London

DAB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (70.00%) OO
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) W3C
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
2 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (40.00%) JSUnit
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 3 (30.00%) Node.js
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (20.00%) New Relic
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Varnish
4 2 (20.00%) Puppet
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (20.00%) nginx
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
4 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Node.js
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) GPRS
1 1 (10.00%) GSM
1 1 (10.00%) UMTS
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) IPv6
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 4 (40.00%) JSUnit
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Developer
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Tester
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) CSS
1 7 (70.00%) HTML5
1 7 (70.00%) CSS3
2 4 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
2 4 (40.00%) Ember.js
2 4 (40.00%) jQuery
3 3 (30.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) LAMP
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) WAP
5 1 (10.00%) WML
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) W3C
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) CentOS
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) OO
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Content Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Puppet
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) New Relic
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) HP