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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 413 427 425
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Contract jobs citing DAB 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.025% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.067% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
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£413 £525 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +110.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £203 £340
% change year-on-year
+54.32% -40.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 - -
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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
3003 3115 3049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.66% 13.01% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1928 1970
Average daily rate £417 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 97 96
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.50 £14.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £50.00 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

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 28 August 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) W3C
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) JSUnit
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) 4G
2 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) CCTV
2 1 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) Wireless
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JSUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Law
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
1 4 (66.67%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) CCTV
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 14001
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) VMware