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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 407 410 411
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing ADO 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.021% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.069% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Average daily rate
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£438 £550 £536
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £550 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £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 - - -
ADO
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7290 7254 7705
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.10% 30.91% 31.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5309 5138 5528
Average daily rate £430 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 45 70
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.51 £17.50 £19.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -2.85%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO across the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015.

ADO Daily Rate Histogram 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the London region over the 3 months to 4 August 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
City of London -12 1 - -
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) ODBC
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
3 4 (44.44%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
3 4 (44.44%) VB
3 4 (44.44%) VBA
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) Kofax
5 2 (22.22%) Front Office
5 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
6 1 (11.11%) ADSI
6 1 (11.11%) MVC

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) CruiseControl
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
1 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Architect
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Web Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Market Risk Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ODBC
2 4 (44.44%) XML
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (11.11%) JSON
4 1 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (11.11%) WF
4 1 (11.11%) LINQ
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (11.11%) ADSI
4 1 (11.11%) ADO.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) ATL
4 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) N-Tier
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Process Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (22.22%) Business Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Process Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Web Development
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) VB
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Kofax
4 1 (11.11%) Ektron