The first table below looks at the demand for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 30 July 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 England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 561 523 531
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +8
Contract jobs citing ADO 13 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.026% 0.045% 0.053%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.094% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 21
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£460 £525 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.38% +23.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13759 13341 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.88% 28.64% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 8980 8637 8776
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 263 343
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
ADO
UK

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
London +13 7 £550 +4.76% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £320 -
North East - 1 £460 - 1
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
ADO
UK

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
3 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
4 10 (38.46%) VBA
4 10 (38.46%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) .NET
5 8 (30.77%) VB
5 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
6 7 (26.92%) C#
6 7 (26.92%) XML
7 6 (23.08%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) VBScript
8 5 (19.23%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
8 5 (19.23%) Sybase
8 5 (19.23%) VB6
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Ajax
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle
9 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
9 4 (15.38%) Front Office
9 4 (15.38%) Sage
10 3 (11.54%) OLE

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (65.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (11.54%) MS Access
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.54%) Maven
3 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
3 1 (3.85%) Synon
3 1 (3.85%) Rational Rose
3 1 (3.85%) Toad
General
1 10 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Front Office
3 3 (11.54%) Retail
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Developer
2 8 (30.77%) Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) VB Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Database Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) ASP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Database Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Data Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) VB6 Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior VB Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior VB6 Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Excel Developer
5 3 (11.54%) SQL Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) XML
3 6 (23.08%) HTML
4 4 (15.38%) Ajax
4 4 (15.38%) Classic ASP
5 3 (11.54%) OLE
5 3 (11.54%) ODBC
5 3 (11.54%) jQuery
6 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
6 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET
6 2 (7.69%) XML Schema
6 2 (7.69%) OLE DB
7 1 (3.85%) ActiveX
7 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (3.85%) COM+
7 1 (3.85%) CSS
7 1 (3.85%) DHTML
7 1 (3.85%) J2EE
7 1 (3.85%) WCF
7 1 (3.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Fixed Income
2 3 (11.54%) Derivative
2 3 (11.54%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 6 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Software Distribution
1 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
2 2 (7.69%) Memory Management
2 2 (7.69%) OO
2 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (7.69%) PDM
3 1 (3.85%) UML
3 1 (3.85%) OOP
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) MVC
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
3 1 (3.85%) DSDM
3 1 (3.85%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 14 (53.85%) T-SQL
3 10 (38.46%) VBA
4 8 (30.77%) VB
5 7 (26.92%) C#
6 6 (23.08%) VB.NET
7 5 (19.23%) VBScript
7 5 (19.23%) Java
7 5 (19.23%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) VB6
8 3 (11.54%) C
8 3 (11.54%) C++
8 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
9 1 (3.85%) Delphi
9 1 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.85%) RPG
9 1 (3.85%) RPG IV
9 1 (3.85%) RPG III
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Sybase
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 4 (15.38%) Sage
3 3 (11.54%) Calypso
4 2 (7.69%) HP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
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