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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB)
Rank 411 398 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing DAB 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% 0.017% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.10% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £259 £350
% change year-on-year
+64.09% -26.00%
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
2934 2774 3071
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 13.14% 11.90% 14.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1817 1914
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £226 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £315
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 84 134
Average hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.75 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -11.11%

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 27 April 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 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
2 3 (42.86%) PVCS
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) W3C
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
3 2 (28.57%) QMS
3 2 (28.57%) JSUnit
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) jQuery
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) 4G
3 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) IVR
4 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
4 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling

DAB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (28.57%) 4G
2 1 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (14.29%) LDAP
2 1 (14.29%) GPRS
2 1 (14.29%) GSM
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SMS
2 1 (14.29%) UMTS
2 1 (14.29%) VoIP
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) SS7
2 1 (14.29%) ISUP
2 1 (14.29%) INAP
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) PVCS
2 2 (28.57%) JSUnit
2 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
1 1 (14.29%) Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
1 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Design Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
1 1 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) jQuery
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (28.57%) Ember.js
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) W3C
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) IVR
2 1 (14.29%) CCTV
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Solaris
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Quality Management
1 3 (42.86%) Change Control
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) QMS
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
1 1 (14.29%) ISO 14001
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) HP
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
1 1 (14.29%) Fujitsu