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 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 403 405 386
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Contract jobs citing ADO 6 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.053% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.087% 0.18% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 1
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£475 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £308 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -33.33%
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
6913 7313 6671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.03% 30.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 5277 5300 4863
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 69
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +15.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.01
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 17 December 2014.

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 17 December 2014. 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
City of London - - - -
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Cash Management
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) VBA
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) OO
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
5 2 (28.57%) DAO
5 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
6 1 (14.29%) OLE
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms
6 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VBA Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Excel VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) DAO
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) COM+
4 1 (14.29%) ActiveX
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) DHTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Cash Management
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) DSDM
4 1 (14.29%) UML
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) T-SQL
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) C++
4 3 (42.86%) VBA
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) VB6
6 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) VBScript
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects