The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 June 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.

Data Access Object (DAO)
England / London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 428
Contract jobs citing DAO 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - - 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £394 -
% change year-on-year -7.30% -  
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7469 7068 7228
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.88% 32.45% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5550 5424 5248
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

DAO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

DAO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DAO in London

DAO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAO in London