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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 637 652 639
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.031% 0.019%
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
15892 16325 15688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.81% 28.00% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11020 11072 9962
Median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 292 216
Median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.19% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.68 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.40 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

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 August 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 28 August 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 -1 2 £421 +5.31%
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 28 August 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
1 3 (60.00%) ADO
2 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Spring
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Akka

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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MS Access
2 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Excel Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ADO
2 1 (20.00%) Akka
2 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace