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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 406 411 387
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs citing ADO 2 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.008% 0.050%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.030% 0.028% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£575 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.29% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £425 £474
10% offered a daily rate of more than £595 £425 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £550 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+83.33% -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
6741 7064 6406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.27% 29.88% 29.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4792 5094 4662
Average daily rate £425 £400 £401
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 66
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

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
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 24 April 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
City of London +17 1 £550 +29.41%
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
3 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
5 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (50.00%) CSS
5 4 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (50.00%) Windows
6 3 (37.50%) VBA
6 3 (37.50%) C++
6 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 3 (37.50%) Java
6 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
6 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
6 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (37.50%) VB6
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (25.00%) User Experience
7 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
7 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
7 2 (25.00%) Jenkins

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (25.00%) Confluence
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
1 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Web Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Build Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveX
4 2 (25.00%) DHTML
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
5 1 (12.50%) WCF
5 1 (12.50%) WF
5 1 (12.50%) jQuery
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) User Experience
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (12.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Cash Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (25.00%) Static Code Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (25.00%) Process Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) DSDM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Process Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 5 (62.50%) VB
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
5 2 (25.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Kofax