The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 24 April 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)
UK
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 651 646
Contract jobs citing DAO 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.011% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.038% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £320 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -30.81%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 -
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14621 15591 15187
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.58% 27.89% 26.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10143 10885 9839
Median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 203
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.00 £46.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year +9.21% +4.82%  

DAO
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

DAO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DAO in the UK

DAO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DAO in the UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 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%) Microsoft 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
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft 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