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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK / England
Rank 556 593 583
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -10
Contract jobs citing ADO 17 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.036% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.12% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £363 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £240 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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
13123 13745 13009
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.35% 28.79% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9167 9580 8711
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 241 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.25 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 8 £575 - 1
Yorkshire +15 7 £344 +43.22%
South East +17 2 £305 -23.75%
ADO
UK

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 28 (59.57%) C#
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
4 17 (36.17%) Data Modelling
4 17 (36.17%) .NET
4 17 (36.17%) Finance
5 16 (34.04%) Analytics
6 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 14 (29.79%) VB
7 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
8 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
8 13 (27.66%) Sybase
8 13 (27.66%) ETL
8 13 (27.66%) Windows
8 13 (27.66%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
9 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (23.40%) Subversion
11 10 (21.28%) VBA
11 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
12 8 (17.02%) SAP
12 8 (17.02%) Web Services
12 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (14.89%) DevOps
13 7 (14.89%) Database Theory
13 7 (14.89%) NUnit
13 7 (14.89%) Banking
13 7 (14.89%) DAO
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 5 (10.64%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.13%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.13%) CMS
3 1 (2.13%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (6.38%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) LAN
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) VPN
2 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) DTS
3 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
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%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (36.17%) Finance
2 7 (14.89%) Banking
3 3 (6.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Sybase Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Database Developer
4 8 (17.02%) SQL Developer
5 7 (14.89%) DBA
5 7 (14.89%) SQL DBA
6 6 (12.77%) C# Developer
7 5 (10.64%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 4 (8.51%) Business Developer
8 4 (8.51%) VBA Developer
9 3 (6.38%) .NET 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%) RAD Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Excel Developer
10 2 (4.26%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 14 (29.79%) .NET Framework
3 13 (27.66%) Entity Framework
4 10 (21.28%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.02%) Dapper ORM
5 8 (17.02%) Web Services
6 7 (14.89%) ActiveX
6 7 (14.89%) DAO
7 2 (4.26%) ADO.NET
7 2 (4.26%) HTML
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
8 1 (2.13%) Ajax
8 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
8 1 (2.13%) CSS
8 1 (2.13%) CSS3
8 1 (2.13%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) SAP Smart Forms
8 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.38%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Tandem
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.13%) Android
4 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) Data Modelling
2 16 (34.04%) Analytics
3 13 (27.66%) ETL
3 13 (27.66%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.89%) Automated Testing
5 7 (14.89%) Database Theory
5 7 (14.89%) DevOps
5 7 (14.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (14.89%) WFM
6 6 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (12.77%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Data Management
7 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.38%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.38%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Time Management
8 3 (6.38%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) C#
2 27 (57.45%) SQL
3 14 (29.79%) VB
4 12 (25.53%) T-SQL
5 10 (21.28%) VBA
6 6 (12.77%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) Degree
1 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Sybase
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) SAP
3 7 (14.89%) Rackspace
3 7 (14.89%) RedGate
4 4 (8.51%) Adobe
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) Symantec
4 4 (8.51%) VMware
5 3 (6.38%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Lotus
6 1 (2.13%) Sitecore
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