The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 June 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 588 574 558
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -16
Contract jobs citing DAO 6 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.021% 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£438 £365 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £365 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
14441 14444 12535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.95% 27.62% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9593 9514 7875
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £266 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 186 355
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 3 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 2 June 2015. 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
England -9 6 £438 +19.86% 9
London - 6 £438 - 8
City of London - 2 £438 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) C#
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) NHibernate
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
1 9 (90.00%) WF
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET
3 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
4 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
5 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) Sybase
5 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 5 (50.00%) UML
6 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) MS Access

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MS Access
2 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (10.00%) Star Schema
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (90.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Access Developer
3 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (90.00%) Web Services
1 9 (90.00%) NHibernate
1 9 (90.00%) .NET Framework
1 9 (90.00%) WCF
1 9 (90.00%) WF
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 9 (90.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 9 (90.00%) Entity Framework
2 8 (80.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) MVC
1 9 (90.00%) Workflow
2 5 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Scrum
4 1 (10.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft