Period
to 17 January 2018

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 6 months to 17 January 2018 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.

Data Access Object (DAO)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 823 845
Rank change year-on-year -8 +22 -18
Contract jobs citing DAO 5 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.039% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 5
England median daily rate £375 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% -19.44% +13.56%
10th Percentile £210 £316 £333
90th Percentile £456 £411 £490
UK median daily rate £375 £363 £419
% change year-on-year +3.45% -13.43% +5.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

DAO is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,813 28,271 28,386
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.27% 31.26% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,462 19,638 19,764
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 312 511
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

DAO
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DAO as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing DAO in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for DAO in England

DAO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAO in England

DAO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +44 3 £438 +27.27% 6
Yorkshire +15 3 £438 +27.27% 6
South East -21 1 £275 -32.10% 1
London - 1 £200 - 5
DAO
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Adabas
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) JSON
2 3 (60.00%) RESTful
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (60.00%) MVVM
2 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy

DAO
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Adabas
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (60.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (60.00%) JSON
1 3 (60.00%) RAML
1 3 (60.00%) RESTful
1 3 (60.00%) SOAP
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (40.00%) PhoneGap
2 2 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 1 (20.00%) ActiveX
3 1 (20.00%) ADO
3 1 (20.00%) POJO
3 1 (20.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Cloud Native
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
1 3 (60.00%) MVVM
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) TDD
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (40.00%) Progressive Web App
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) GDPR
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) Xamarin
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft