The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 437 416 426
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +10
Contract jobs citing ADO 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.043% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £550 £300
% change year-on-year
-39.09% +83.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
7236 6957 6991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.44% 30.54% 29.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 4952 5080
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 30
Median hourly rate £25.13 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.52 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London 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 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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
City of London +43 1 - -
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for ADO.

1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Northgate
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) ResourceLink
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Excel Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Excel VBA Developer
2 1 (25.00%) RAD Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
2 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) ETL Development
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) RAD
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Northgate
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel
1 1 (25.00%) WorldPay