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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Access Object (DAO)
Rank 592 568 584
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Contract jobs citing DAO 3 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.019% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.019% 0.066% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 13
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£425 £375 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
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
15617 15211 15394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.71% 28.53% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 9909 9790 9471
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 223 260 364
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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
England -33 3 £425 +13.33% 2
London +9 2 £425 +13.33% 1
Middlesbrough - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
3 2 (28.57%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
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%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
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%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

DAO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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%) MS Project Server
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) PuTTY
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) SSH
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) Ingres
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) PHPUnit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
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%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) ActiveX
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 2 (28.57%) OCX
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) NHibernate
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) WF
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) Laravel
4 1 (14.29%) BREW
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) OLE DB
4 1 (14.29%) ODBC
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) Handset
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
1 1 (14.29%) N-Tier
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) VC++
3 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (14.29%) NFS
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
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