The first table below looks at the demand for DAO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DAO over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 592 560 571
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +11
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.020% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.070% 0.086%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15090 14302 15031
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.98% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 9690 9078 9190
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 285 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

DAO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DAO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
London +14 2 £425 +13.33%
England -35 2 £425 +13.33%
Middlesbrough - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WF
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 1 (14.29%) SoapUI

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) jMock
2 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VB Developer
2 2 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RichFaces
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) OLE DB
4 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
4 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Workflow
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) AOP
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) VB
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) VB6
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
2 1 (14.29%) VC++
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss