The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DAO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DAO over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Access Object (DAO)
UK / England
Rank - 607 590
Contract jobs citing DAO 0 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.012% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.043% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Median daily rate - £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £300
% change year-on-year - +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

DAO is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13030 13829 13075
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.58% 28.19% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9047 9693 8586
Median daily rate £425 £410 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £565 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 213 173
Median hourly rate £41.64 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.57% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

DAO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing DAO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for DAO in England

DAO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DAO in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for DAO in England

DAO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing DAO in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAO in England

DAO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for DAO.

1 7 (63.64%) VB
1 7 (63.64%) VBA
1 7 (63.64%) SAP
1 7 (63.64%) ADO
1 7 (63.64%) ActiveX
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
1 7 (63.64%) MS Access
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 7 (63.64%) Database Theory
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (36.36%) JSF
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
3 4 (36.36%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) GWT
3 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
3 4 (36.36%) Middleware
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) CSS
3 4 (36.36%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) JUnit
3 4 (36.36%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (36.36%) RichFaces
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing

DAO
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 (63.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) MS Access
2 4 (36.36%) RDBMS
2 4 (36.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Business Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Java Web Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Access Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Access VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML CSS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) HTML Developer
4 1 (9.09%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) ActiveX
1 7 (63.64%) ADO
2 4 (36.36%) CSS
2 4 (36.36%) GWT
2 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 4 (36.36%) JSF
2 4 (36.36%) Middleware
2 4 (36.36%) RichFaces
2 4 (36.36%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (27.27%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Database Theory
1 7 (63.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Data Cleansing
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) VB
1 7 (63.64%) VBA
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) SAP