The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 394 407 410
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Contract jobs citing ADO 6 9 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.037% 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 16
Average daily rate
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£550 £525 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £413 £363
% change year-on-year
-22.42% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7069 7571 7513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.86% 31.23% 28.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 5470 5212
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 78
Average hourly rate £45.00 £39.51 £36.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.90% +7.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £18.60 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £54.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
ADO
England

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 22 July 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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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 +20 2 £475 -9.52%
ADO
England

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
3 4 (50.00%) Front Office
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) VBScript
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) Classic ASP
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (50.00%) Ajax
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (37.50%) Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) MS Access
4 3 (37.50%) Calypso
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Credit Derivative
5 2 (25.00%) VB
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
6 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
6 1 (12.50%) ODBC
6 1 (12.50%) IIS

ADO
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (37.50%) MS Access
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) ASP Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (25.00%) VB Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 4 (50.00%) Ajax
2 3 (37.50%) XML
3 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) ODBC
4 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 3 (37.50%) Credit Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (50.00%) VBScript
2 4 (50.00%) VBA
3 3 (37.50%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) C#
5 1 (12.50%) C++
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Calypso
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle