Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Dublin Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Dublin Core over the 6 months to 22 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.

Dublin Core
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 877 850 870
Rank change year-on-year -27 +20 -
Contract jobs citing Dublin Core 1 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.008% 0.055% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 9
UK median daily rate - £488 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Dublin Core is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,024 10,951 12,912
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 11.49% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,546 7,163 8,096
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £258 £230 £230
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 393 475
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £23.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.64% -6.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.82 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.76 £47.50 £53.98
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.42 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.31% - +25.00%

Dublin Core
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Dublin Core in the UK

Dublin Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Dublin Core in the UK

Dublin Core
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Dublin Core within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
Scotland - 1 - - 1
UK excluding London - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Dublin Core 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 Dublin Core.

1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management

Dublin Core
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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM