The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 571 612 612
Rank change year-on-year
+41 0
Contract jobs citing ADO 37 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.081% 0.010% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.034% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 0 7
Median daily rate £375 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 - £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 - £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ADO
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14293 14868 14168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.25% 29.34% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 9937 10426 9812
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 240 163
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.49 £19.01 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ADO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in England

ADO
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ADO Daily Rate Trend in England

ADO
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO across the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

ADO Daily Rate Histogram in England

ADO
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ADO Hourly Rate Trend in England

ADO
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the England region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +18 20 £413 -
Yorkshire +30 13 £344 -
South East - 3 £303 -
South West - 1 £160 -
ADO
UK

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ADO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ADO.

1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) VB
3 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
4 19 (40.43%) .NET
5 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
5 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
6 17 (36.17%) Windows
7 14 (29.79%) Finance
8 13 (27.66%) Data Modelling
8 13 (27.66%) VBA
8 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
8 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
9 11 (23.40%) Subversion
10 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) ETL
11 9 (19.15%) MS Access
11 9 (19.15%) Web Services
11 9 (19.15%) Sybase
11 9 (19.15%) Analytics
11 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
12 8 (17.02%) DAO
13 7 (14.89%) IIS
13 7 (14.89%) SAP
13 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
13 7 (14.89%) ActiveX
13 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (14.89%) IIS
2 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.26%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (19.15%) MS Access
3 5 (10.64%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.26%) DTS
5 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Subversion
2 7 (14.89%) NUnit
3 5 (10.64%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.51%) ClearQuest
5 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.13%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.13%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (29.79%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 38 (80.85%) Developer
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Sybase Developer
4 8 (17.02%) DBA
4 8 (17.02%) SQL DBA
5 7 (14.89%) Database Developer
6 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 5 (10.64%) VBA Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Business Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Applications Developer
9 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) NetBackup Engineer
9 3 (6.38%) Software Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) .NET
2 18 (38.30%) .NET Framework
3 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 9 (19.15%) Web Services
6 8 (17.02%) DAO
6 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
7 7 (14.89%) ActiveX
8 4 (8.51%) WinForms
9 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.26%) CSS
9 2 (4.26%) HTML
9 2 (4.26%) jQuery
10 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (2.13%) CSS3
10 1 (2.13%) HTML5
10 1 (2.13%) LINQ
10 1 (2.13%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (2.13%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Tandem
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Data Modelling
2 10 (21.28%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (21.28%) ETL
3 9 (19.15%) Analytics
3 9 (19.15%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
4 7 (14.89%) Database Theory
4 7 (14.89%) DevOps
4 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (14.89%) WFM
5 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Data Management
6 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Data Management
7 3 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
8 2 (4.26%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
8 2 (4.26%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (63.83%) SQL
2 24 (51.06%) C#
3 20 (42.55%) VB
4 13 (27.66%) T-SQL
4 13 (27.66%) VBA
5 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (19.15%) Sybase
3 7 (14.89%) Rackspace
3 7 (14.89%) RedGate
3 7 (14.89%) SAP
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco
5 4 (8.51%) Symantec
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore