The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 586 580 548
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -32
Contract jobs citing ADO 9 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.010% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.035% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£425 £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £341 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £320 £413
% change year-on-year
+17.18% -22.42%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15221 14359 14498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.72% 28.07% 29.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 10516 9261 9498
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £274 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 266 191 250
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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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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 -1 8 £475 - 1
South West - 1 £375 -
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ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 25 (75.76%) C#
3 23 (69.70%) VB
4 22 (66.67%) Windows
5 21 (63.64%) XML
5 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
6 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
7 18 (54.55%) Client/Server
8 15 (45.45%) Finance
9 13 (39.39%) Process Management
9 13 (39.39%) SDLC
10 12 (36.36%) N-Tier
11 11 (33.33%) Kofax
12 10 (30.30%) Content Management
12 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (30.30%) VBA
13 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
13 9 (27.27%) Document Management
13 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
13 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
14 8 (24.24%) Documentum
14 8 (24.24%) EMC
15 7 (21.21%) SQL
16 6 (18.18%) Oracle
16 6 (18.18%) ODBC
16 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
17 5 (15.15%) Financial Modelling
17 5 (15.15%) OO

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 8 (24.24%) Documentum
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) CMS
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (75.76%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) Oracle Database
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.06%) MS Access
4 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Visual Studio
1 9 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.06%) Maven
3 2 (6.06%) JIRA
4 1 (3.03%) Selenium
4 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.03%) NUnit
4 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
4 1 (3.03%) Subversion
4 1 (3.03%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Banking
3 3 (9.09%) Front Office
4 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Architect
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 9 (27.27%) AWS Architect
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst Developer
4 5 (15.15%) Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Integration Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (12.12%) IT Architect
5 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) VB Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VBA Developer
6 2 (6.06%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Excel Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Excel VBA Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Business Process Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (78.79%) .NET
2 21 (63.64%) XML
3 19 (57.58%) .NET Framework
4 6 (18.18%) ODBC
5 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.06%) WF
6 1 (3.03%) LINQ
6 1 (3.03%) jQuery
6 1 (3.03%) REST
6 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (3.03%) ATL
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) WCF
6 1 (3.03%) ActiveX
6 1 (3.03%) ADSI
6 1 (3.03%) WinForms
6 1 (3.03%) DAO
6 1 (3.03%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) Client/Server
2 12 (36.36%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
3 1 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.03%) Market Risk
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 2000
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Process Management
1 13 (39.39%) SDLC
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (30.30%) Content Management
3 9 (27.27%) Document Management
3 9 (27.27%) Business Process Improvement
3 9 (27.27%) Process Improvement
4 5 (15.15%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (15.15%) OO
4 5 (15.15%) OOD
5 4 (12.12%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.06%) Workflow
6 2 (6.06%) MVC
6 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) System Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.03%) Automated Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) C#
2 23 (69.70%) VB
3 10 (30.30%) VBA
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 4 (12.12%) C++
6 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
6 3 (9.09%) VB6
6 3 (9.09%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 11 (33.33%) Kofax
3 8 (24.24%) EMC
4 6 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (6.06%) OpenText
6 1 (3.03%) Ektron
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