The table below looks at the statistics for ADO.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 117 123 135
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 3 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.28% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 1.14% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £389 £310
% change year-on-year
-19.61% +25.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £17.04 -
% change year-on-year
+120.07% -
ADO.NET
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
534 614 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.94% 24.14% 18.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 331 229
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £248 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

ADO.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ADO.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADO.NET across the Berkshire region.

ADO.NET Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ADO.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET across the Berkshire region.

ADO.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

ADO.NET
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +3 1 £375 -
ADO.NET
South East

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ADO.NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADO.NET.

1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (50.00%) Web Development
4 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 4 (50.00%) Ajax
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) UML
5 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
5 3 (37.50%) C++
5 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (37.50%) Workflow
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) WPF
5 3 (37.50%) WF
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (37.50%) CAML
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Memory Management

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ADO.NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ADO.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
1 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) SSL
1 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Silverlight Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) Silverlight
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (37.50%) WF
4 3 (37.50%) CAML
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XSLT
5 2 (25.00%) ODBC
5 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 2 (25.00%) OLE
5 2 (25.00%) OLE DB
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) ADO
5 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (12.50%) REST
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) Content Management
2 3 (37.50%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) MVVM
3 2 (25.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Python
5 1 (12.50%) Ruby
5 1 (12.50%) Delphi
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCTS
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase