The table below looks at the statistics for DNA 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 DNA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 430 413 422
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Contract jobs citing DNA 9 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.026% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.047% 0.033% 0.032%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 2
Average daily rate £575 £476 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.73% +56.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £294 £453 £275
% change year-on-year
-35.08% +64.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.00 - £22.00
DNA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19265 18402 18847
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.71% 80.79% 80.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13995 12865 13389
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 264 234
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £23.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in London

DNA
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

DNA Daily Rate Trend in London

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in London

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 10 (47.62%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VBA
2 8 (38.10%) Web Services
3 7 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) Front Office
4 6 (28.57%) Games
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 6 (28.57%) Online Games
4 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (23.81%) Private Cloud
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
5 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (23.81%) Puppet
5 5 (23.81%) F5
5 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
5 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
6 4 (19.05%) C++
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle
6 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (19.05%) Derivative
6 4 (19.05%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (19.05%) WPF
6 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
6 4 (19.05%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Node.js
7 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry

DNA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) OpenStack
2 4 (19.05%) Oracle Coherence
3 3 (14.29%) Cloud Foundry
3 3 (14.29%) Node.js
4 2 (9.52%) CMS
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (4.76%) ADSL
2 1 (4.76%) Intranet
2 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) MD110
2 1 (4.76%) PABX
2 1 (4.76%) Skype
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 7 (33.33%) Front Office
2 6 (28.57%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 3 (14.29%) Legal
4 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Law
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (23.81%) Front Office Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Excel Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Grid Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (9.52%) RAD Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Systems Architect
6 1 (4.76%) Communications Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Copywriter
6 1 (4.76%) Front Office RAD Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
6 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) Web Services
2 4 (19.05%) WPF
3 3 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (4.76%) JSON
4 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Online Games
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 5 (23.81%) Private Cloud
3 4 (19.05%) Derivative
3 4 (19.05%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (9.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (4.76%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) DevOps
1 5 (23.81%) TDD
2 4 (19.05%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (19.05%) Front End Development
2 4 (19.05%) Line Management
3 3 (14.29%) API Development
3 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) High Availability
3 3 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (9.52%) Case Management
4 2 (9.52%) RAD
4 2 (9.52%) Time Management
5 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) B2B
5 1 (4.76%) Change Management
5 1 (4.76%) Document Management
5 1 (4.76%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
2 8 (38.10%) VBA
3 7 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 3 (14.29%) Python
6 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) NFS
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Puppet
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 5 (23.81%) F5
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) NetApp
4 2 (9.52%) Palo Alto
5 1 (4.76%) Aastra
5 1 (4.76%) BT
5 1 (4.76%) Ericsson
5 1 (4.76%) Lotus
5 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) Red Box
5 1 (4.76%) Tandberg