The table below looks at the statistics for DNA skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DNA over the 3 months to 28 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Windows Distributed interNet Applications (DNA)
Rank 617 622 597
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -25
Contract jobs citing DNA 29 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.029% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.066% 0.036% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 5
Median daily rate £500 £479 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.43% +69.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £386 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £547 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £453 £283
% change year-on-year
-0.55% +60.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.00

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
44266 43889 41524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 82.20% 79.61% 78.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29403 28274 26032
Median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1047 1173 1204
Median hourly rate £28.00 £29.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.36 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.76 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

DNA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DNA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

DNA Daily Rate Histogram 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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DNA within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +14 29 £500 +16.95% 10
London +9 22 £525 +9.37% 8
City of London +38 4 £550 +15.48% 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £500 -
Staffordshire - 3 £500 -
West Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £319 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £319 -
Northampton - 2 £319 -
South East -8 1 - -
North East -61 1 £400 +6.66%
Tyne and Wear -64 1 £400 +6.66%
Newcastle upon Tyne -67 1 £400 +6.66%
Surrey - 1 - -
Staines - 1 - -

DNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DNA 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 DNA.

1 12 (26.09%) Linux
1 12 (26.09%) Fintech
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (19.57%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Cisco
5 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (17.39%) High Availability
6 7 (15.22%) Puppet
6 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
6 7 (15.22%) NetApp
6 7 (15.22%) Unix
7 6 (13.04%) Games
7 6 (13.04%) SAN
7 6 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
7 6 (13.04%) F5
7 6 (13.04%) Online Games
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 5 (10.87%) Open Source
8 5 (10.87%) DevOps
8 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (10.87%) Private Cloud
8 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
8 5 (10.87%) C#
8 5 (10.87%) Python

DNA
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.04%) Cloud Foundry
2 5 (10.87%) OpenStack
3 4 (8.70%) Oracle Coherence
4 3 (6.52%) Apache
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.35%) Skype for Business
6 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (4.35%) OmniGraffle
2 2 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.52%) IaaS
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) SAN
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (6.52%) Intranet
3 3 (6.52%) NAS
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) iSCSI
4 2 (4.35%) SMTP
4 2 (4.35%) SNMP
5 1 (2.17%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.17%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (2.17%) DHCP
5 1 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.17%) FWSM
5 1 (2.17%) LAN
5 1 (2.17%) NX-OS
5 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) MySQL
3 1 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (4.35%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (13.04%) Games
2 4 (8.70%) Front Office
2 4 (8.70%) Marketing
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Law
4 2 (4.35%) Automotive
4 2 (4.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Finance
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Administrator
2 9 (19.57%) Developer
3 7 (15.22%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Designer
6 4 (8.70%) Front Office Developer
7 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Copywriter
8 2 (4.35%) Creative Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Creative Graphic Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Grid Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Interaction Designer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) Web Services
1 4 (8.70%) WPF
2 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
2 3 (6.52%) CSS
2 3 (6.52%) Node.js
2 3 (6.52%) Sinatra
2 3 (6.52%) Spring
3 2 (4.35%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Fintech
2 10 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.04%) Online Games
5 5 (10.87%) Private Cloud
6 3 (6.52%) Blackberry
6 3 (6.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
6 3 (6.52%) Replication
7 2 (4.35%) Interactive TV
7 2 (4.35%) User Experience
7 2 (4.35%) Video Editing
8 1 (2.17%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
8 1 (2.17%) Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (2.17%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Linux
2 11 (23.91%) Windows
3 7 (15.22%) Unix
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) CentOS
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (4.35%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.35%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) TDD
3 8 (17.39%) High Availability
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (10.87%) DevOps
4 5 (10.87%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.87%) Open Source
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Data Management
5 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 4 (8.70%) Line Management
5 4 (8.70%) Migration
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) API Development
6 3 (6.52%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (4.35%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (21.74%) Java
2 5 (10.87%) Bash Shell
2 5 (10.87%) C#
2 5 (10.87%) Python
3 4 (8.70%) C++
4 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.52%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.52%) Ruby
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) SQL
6 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.35%) MCSA
2 2 (4.35%) MCSE
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) APMP
3 1 (2.17%) CCSP
3 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.17%) PMP
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.87%) NFS
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
4 3 (6.52%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.35%) Postfix
6 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) Puppet
2 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
3 2 (4.35%) Ansible
3 2 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (4.35%) SCCM
3 2 (4.35%) vRealize
4 1 (2.17%) AppDNA
4 1 (2.17%) Cacti
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Nagios
4 1 (2.17%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) VMware
2 9 (19.57%) Cisco
3 7 (15.22%) NetApp
4 6 (13.04%) F5
5 4 (8.70%) Oracle
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.52%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 2 (4.35%) Adobe
7 2 (4.35%) HP
7 2 (4.35%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.17%) CA
8 1 (2.17%) Citrix
8 1 (2.17%) Tableau
8 1 (2.17%) Veeam