Period
to 23 July 2017

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 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 851 880 873
Rank change year-on-year +29 -7 -14
Contract jobs citing DAO 2 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.007% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% 0.026% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
UK median daily rate £365 £323 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.18% -25.22% +22.34%
10th Percentile £358 £240 £383
90th Percentile £373 £489 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £320 -
% change year-on-year +14.06% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 30393 31285 30692
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.96% 28.43% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 21008 21843 20259
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £306 £290 £268
90th Percentile £613 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 400 419
UK median hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.68% +1.35% +5.71%
10th Percentile £15.00 £13.00 £16.03
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.35% +8.03%

DAO
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

DAO
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DAO within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. 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
UK excluding London +60 2 £365 +14.06% 7
England +54 2 £365 +13.18% 11
North of England +55 1 - -
South East +33 1 £365 -7.30%
North West - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (50.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) GWT
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSF
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) RichFaces
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Spring Boot
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA