The table below looks at the statistics for DAO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAO over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 653 644 594
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -50
Contract jobs citing DAO 3 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.034% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Median daily rate £320 £438 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.85% +19.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 - £365
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

DAO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DAO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

DAO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DAO
Daily Rate Trend

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

DAO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DAO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DAO within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

DAO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

DAO
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DAO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DAO
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -16 3 £320 -26.85%
Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £320 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
South East - 1 £450 -
Farnham - 1 £450 -
Bingley - 1 £320 -
Bradford - 1 £320 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DAO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for DAO.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) MS Access
3 6 (75.00%) ADO
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) VB
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Scala
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
7 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (12.50%) REST
7 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
7 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
7 1 (12.50%) Rackspace
7 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) MS Access
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) VBA Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Access Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Access VBA Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Excel Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Excel VBA Developer
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (25.00%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) ADO
2 1 (12.50%) Akka
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) ODBC
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
2 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) SDLC
1 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (12.50%) Scala
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace