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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 611 643 631
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -12
Contract jobs citing DAO 10 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.013% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 5
Median daily rate £363 £300 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
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
15273 15835 15252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.81% 28.73% 27.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 10539 11026 10410
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 255 172
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £17.43 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £54.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 9 December 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 +17 10 £363 +20.83% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £344 -
Leeds - 5 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
Berkshire - 3 £405 -
South East - 3 £405 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £338 -
Sheffield - 3 £338 -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 (66.67%) VBA
1 8 (66.67%) ADO
2 7 (58.33%) VB
2 7 (58.33%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) ActiveX
2 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (58.33%) MS Access
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 7 (58.33%) Database Theory
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) CSS
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) JUnit
5 3 (25.00%) HTML
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (25.00%) Tandem
5 3 (25.00%) JSF
5 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
5 3 (25.00%) Web Development
5 3 (25.00%) QA
5 3 (25.00%) GWT
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 3 (25.00%) RichFaces

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 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) MS Access
2 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Business Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Access Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Excel Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Trainer
5 1 (8.33%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) ADO
2 7 (58.33%) ActiveX
3 3 (25.00%) CSS
3 3 (25.00%) GWT
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JSF
3 3 (25.00%) Middleware
3 3 (25.00%) RichFaces
3 3 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (25.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Database Theory
1 7 (58.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 3 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) VBA
2 7 (58.33%) VB
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) SAP