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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 641 639 600
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -39
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.045% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £421 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -5.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £421 - -
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
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 7 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 24 July 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 -20 2 £421 +5.31% 1
Havant - 1 £338 -
Swindon - 1 £505 -
Hampshire - 1 £338 -
Wiltshire - 1 £505 -
South East - 1 £338 -
South West - 1 £505 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBA
2 5 (62.50%) ADO
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) MS Access
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Spring
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) HTTP
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) JavaScript

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 5 (62.50%) 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 5 (62.50%) 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 1 (12.50%) Jasmine
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) VBA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Access Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SSIS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) 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 1 (12.50%) Android
1 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
1 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 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) VBA
2 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Rackspace