The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 414 421 415
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing ADO 1 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.044% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.013% 0.14% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 7
Average daily rate
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- £500 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £450 £325
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +38.46%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7425 7876 7839
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.38% 31.39% 29.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5304 5685 5514
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 52 68
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.00 £13.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £59.87 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in London

ADO
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ADO Daily Rate Trend in London

ADO
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ADO Hourly Rate Trend in London

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
3 5 (55.56%) VBScript
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
4 4 (44.44%) Front Office
4 4 (44.44%) Classic ASP
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) VBA
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Sybase
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 3 (33.33%) MS Access
5 3 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (33.33%) Credit Derivative
5 3 (33.33%) Derivative
5 3 (33.33%) Calypso
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
7 1 (11.11%) MS Project

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Relational Database
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 3 (33.33%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Rose
2 1 (11.11%) Toad
2 1 (11.11%) ClearQuest
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) ASP Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Classic ASP Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 2 (22.22%) VB Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) Classic ASP
2 4 (44.44%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
3 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) DHTML
4 1 (11.11%) ODBC
4 1 (11.11%) ActiveX
4 1 (11.11%) OLE
4 1 (11.11%) COM+
4 1 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (11.11%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
2 3 (33.33%) Credit Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) UML
1 1 (11.11%) OO
1 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) T-SQL
2 5 (55.56%) VBScript
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 4 (44.44%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 1 (11.11%) C#
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) Calypso
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) IBM