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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 570 540 540
Rank change year-on-year
-30 0
Contract jobs citing ADO 16 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.031% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £468 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £316 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+64.06% -8.57%
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
14076 13491 12666
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.78% 28.17% 28.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 9611 8873 8150
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £268 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 209 195 315
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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 July 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 July 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 -12 7 £550 -
East of England - 4 £550 -
South West - 3 £415 -
South East -13 1 £600 +118.18%
Yorkshire -22 1 £288 -10.15%
ADO
UK

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (88.89%) C#
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
3 30 (83.33%) VB
4 22 (61.11%) XML
4 22 (61.11%) Windows
5 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) .NET Framework
7 18 (50.00%) Client/Server
8 17 (47.22%) Finance
9 14 (38.89%) SQL
10 13 (36.11%) Process Management
10 13 (36.11%) SDLC
11 12 (33.33%) N-Tier
12 11 (30.56%) Kofax
13 10 (27.78%) Content Management
13 10 (27.78%) VB6
14 9 (25.00%) Document Management
14 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
14 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
14 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
14 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
15 8 (22.22%) Documentum
15 8 (22.22%) EMC
16 7 (19.44%) VBA
16 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
16 7 (19.44%) Maven
16 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (22.22%) Documentum
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.56%) IIS
3 2 (5.56%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Node.js
4 1 (2.78%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (86.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 9 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (19.44%) Maven
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) MSBuild
4 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.78%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) Selenium
5 1 (2.78%) CruiseControl
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Architect
2 13 (36.11%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) AWS Architect
4 6 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 6 (16.67%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Integration Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.11%) IT Architect
6 3 (8.33%) VB Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Programmer
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Build Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.78%) VBA Developer
8 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
8 1 (2.78%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.78%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.78%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (88.89%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) XML
3 19 (52.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.33%) ODBC
5 2 (5.56%) ActiveX
5 2 (5.56%) ADO.NET
5 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.56%) DHTML
5 2 (5.56%) HTML
5 2 (5.56%) WF
6 1 (2.78%) LINQ
6 1 (2.78%) jQuery
6 1 (2.78%) REST
6 1 (2.78%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (2.78%) JSON
6 1 (2.78%) WCF
6 1 (2.78%) ATL
6 1 (2.78%) Web Services
6 1 (2.78%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 12 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.78%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (61.11%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) Process Management
1 13 (36.11%) SDLC
2 10 (27.78%) Content Management
3 9 (25.00%) Document Management
3 9 (25.00%) Business Process Improvement
3 9 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 7 (19.44%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) OOD
6 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) System Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Financial Modelling
8 2 (5.56%) Release Management
8 2 (5.56%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.56%) Quality Management
8 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 30 (83.33%) VB
3 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 10 (27.78%) VB6
5 9 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 7 (19.44%) VBA
6 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.33%) T-SQL
7 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.56%) VBScript
9 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) MCP
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Kofax
3 8 (22.22%) EMC
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
4 2 (5.56%) OpenText
5 1 (2.78%) Ektron
5 1 (2.78%) Business Objects