The table below looks at the statistics for Dublin Core skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Dublin Core over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Dublin Core
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Dublin Core 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4948 5014 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 8.99% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3141 3041 3012
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 161 221
Average hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

Dublin Core
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Dublin Core within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Dublin Core Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Dublin Core
Daily Rate Trend

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

Dublin Core Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Dublin Core
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Dublin Core 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 Dublin Core.

1 10 (100.00%) ETL
1 10 (100.00%) XML
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
1 10 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
1 10 (100.00%) Talend
2 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) RDF
3 8 (80.00%) Apache Solr
3 8 (80.00%) Lucene
3 8 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (60.00%) Big Data
5 4 (40.00%) Semantic Web
6 3 (30.00%) Publishing
7 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture

Dublin Core
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Dublin Core 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 Dublin Core. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (80.00%) Apache Solr
1 8 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (30.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Data Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 4 (40.00%) NoSQL Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) JSON
1 10 (100.00%) XML
2 8 (80.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) ETL
2 9 (90.00%) Data Modelling
2 9 (90.00%) RDF
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Talend