The table below looks at the statistics for DNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNA over the 3 months to 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 574 534 519
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -15
Contract jobs citing DNA 3 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.049% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.008% 0.066% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 22 12
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£500 £436 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.61% -16.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £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 Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38243 36175 32672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 75.25% 74.28% 71.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 24566 22006 19405
Average daily rate £422 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1006 1114 1321
Average hourly rate £25.00 £26.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -11.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-8.18% -11.29%

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DNA within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DNA
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DNA within the UK.

DNA Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DNA
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DNA within the UK.

DNA Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DNA
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 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 -42 3 £500 +14.61% 15
City of London +7 2 £500 +21.21% 1
London -27 2 £500 +4.16% 4
East of England -1 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Oxford - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
North West - - - -
South East - - - - 10

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 8 (40.00%) VPN
1 8 (40.00%) MPLS
1 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 8 (40.00%) Junos
2 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 7 (35.00%) C++
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (25.00%) Multicast
4 5 (25.00%) Front Office
4 5 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (25.00%) VLAN
4 5 (25.00%) Statistics
4 5 (25.00%) Web Development
4 5 (25.00%) Informatics
4 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) BGP
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (25.00%) IPv6
4 5 (25.00%) Juniper
4 5 (25.00%) Internet
5 4 (20.00%) DWDM
5 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement

DNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DNA 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 DNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) VPN
1 8 (40.00%) MPLS
1 8 (40.00%) Junos
2 5 (25.00%) Multicast
2 5 (25.00%) VLAN
2 5 (25.00%) BGP
2 5 (25.00%) IPv6
2 5 (25.00%) Internet
3 4 (20.00%) DWDM
3 4 (20.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 5 (25.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Lead Network Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Implementation Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
7 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (25.00%) Algorithms
2 5 (25.00%) Statistics
2 5 (25.00%) Informatics
2 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (25.00%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (25.00%) Web Development
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (15.00%) ITIL
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) BDD
5 2 (10.00%) Kanban
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) Line Management
6 1 (5.00%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) C++
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) C
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) CCNP
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) Tradeweb
2 3 (15.00%) Reuters
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Sybase
3 2 (10.00%) Google
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