The table below looks at the statistics for ADO.NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 48 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 12 4 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.89% 0.57% 2.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.69% 1.75% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate
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£281 £375 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +40.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £350 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £400 £274
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-22.58% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
ADO.NET
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 228 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.23% 32.43% 35.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 133 156
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

ADO.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

ADO.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ADO.NET Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ADO.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

ADO.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

ADO.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 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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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
Watford +14 5 £300 -14.28%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
ADO.NET
East of England

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ADO.NET 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.NET.

1 18 (100.00%) C#
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
4 13 (72.22%) XML
4 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
5 11 (61.11%) MVC
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
6 10 (55.56%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) SQL
7 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 9 (50.00%) VBScript
7 9 (50.00%) WCF
7 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (50.00%) HTML5
7 9 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
8 8 (44.44%) LINQ
8 8 (44.44%) CSS
9 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (33.33%) jQuery
9 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
10 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
10 5 (27.78%) WPF
10 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing ADO.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) FTP
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
4 5 (27.78%) DTS
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (27.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) Moq
2 2 (11.11%) ReSharper
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) FxCop
3 1 (5.56%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 6 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
5 4 (22.22%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (22.22%) Test Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) Agile .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Analyst
8 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
1 18 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 17 (94.44%) HTML
3 13 (72.22%) XML
3 13 (72.22%) .NET Framework
4 9 (50.00%) WCF
4 9 (50.00%) HTML5
4 9 (50.00%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (44.44%) LINQ
5 8 (44.44%) CSS
6 6 (33.33%) jQuery
6 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (27.78%) Web Services
7 5 (27.78%) WPF
7 5 (27.78%) WinForms
7 5 (27.78%) DHTML
8 4 (22.22%) XSL
8 4 (22.22%) XSLT
8 4 (22.22%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.11%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) Database Tuning
3 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (22.22%) BDD
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Code Coverage
5 3 (16.67%) OOP
5 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (11.11%) Refactoring
6 2 (11.11%) Use Case
6 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
7 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 9 (50.00%) VBScript
4 5 (27.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle