The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 191 217 218
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Contract jobs citing ADO 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.042% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.14% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 8
Average daily rate
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- £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-22.42% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1680 2091 2194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.16% 29.50% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1610 1717
Average daily rate £438 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
ADO
London

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 28 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (50.00%) VB
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (25.00%) ODBC
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) ASP Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (50.00%) VB Developer
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Classic ASP
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) VBA
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle