The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 197 205 203
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -2
Contract jobs citing ADO 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.037% 0.032% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Average daily rate
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£550 £425 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% -12.82%
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1655 1854 1760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.42% 29.88% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1305 1396 1389
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 16
Average hourly rate £19.72 £41.00 £135.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.91% -69.62%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ADO
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ADO Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ADO
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ADO Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ADO
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ADO 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.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) Kofax
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ADO 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Process Management
1 2 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Kofax