The table below looks at the statistics for DAO 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 DAO over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 401 413 386
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -27
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.017% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.029% 0.057% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
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£201 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £260 -
% change year-on-year
+44.23% -
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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6817 7048 6499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.95% 29.62% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 5194 5077 4728
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £560 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 54 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +55.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £48.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

DAO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DAO across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DAO Jobs Demand Trend in London

DAO
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DAO Daily Rate Trend in London

DAO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DAO Hourly Rate Trend in London

DAO
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
City of London - - - -
DAO
England

DAO
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DAO 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 DAO.

1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
1 9 (81.82%) Taglibs
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
1 9 (81.82%) EJB
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) JDBC
1 9 (81.82%) JSP
1 9 (81.82%) Servlets
1 9 (81.82%) Struts
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) RAD
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 8 (72.73%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (18.18%) ADO
3 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VBA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
4 1 (9.09%) MS Excel

DAO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing DAO 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 DAO. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
3 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) EJB
1 9 (81.82%) CSS
1 9 (81.82%) JDBC
1 9 (81.82%) JSP
1 9 (81.82%) Servlets
1 9 (81.82%) Struts
1 9 (81.82%) Web Services
1 9 (81.82%) Taglibs
1 9 (81.82%) J2EE
2 8 (72.73%) REST
3 2 (18.18%) ADO
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) RAD
1 9 (81.82%) E-Commerce
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
1 9 (81.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) VB
2 2 (18.18%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Business Objects