The first table below looks at the demand for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 23 April 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.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 582 533 549
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Contract jobs citing ADO 14 18 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.037% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.092% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 12
Average daily rate £300 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £458 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £437 £560 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15175 12984 15242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.99% 26.79% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9801 8121 9015
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 355 380
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADO
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ADO within the UK.

ADO Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ADO
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

ADO Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ADO
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ADO within the UK.

ADO Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ADO
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the UK over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -53 13 £300 -42.85% 4
South East - 3 £275 - 1
City of London -8 2 £425 -12.82%
London -27 2 £425 -19.04% 2
Berkshire - 2 - -
West Sussex - 1 £275 - 1
Reading - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Bolton - - - -
Burgess Hill - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hereford - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
North West - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Herefordshire - - - -
Sussex - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
3 13 (44.83%) VBA
4 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
4 10 (34.48%) VB
5 9 (31.03%) Windows
6 7 (24.14%) Finance
7 6 (20.69%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (17.24%) DAO
8 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.24%) VBScript
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
9 4 (13.79%) XML
9 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
9 4 (13.79%) Sage
9 4 (13.79%) VB6
9 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
9 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (10.34%) Web Development
10 3 (10.34%) Tableau
10 3 (10.34%) Retail
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
10 3 (10.34%) Clustering
10 3 (10.34%) Firmware
10 3 (10.34%) HP
10 3 (10.34%) Citrix
10 3 (10.34%) Tivoli

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) Firewall
1 2 (6.90%) IPsec
2 1 (3.45%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) MS Access
3 2 (6.90%) DTS
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (3.45%) Synon
2 1 (3.45%) ProC
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 2 (6.90%) Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Analyst
3 6 (20.69%) Database Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Excel Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Database Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) VB Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Server Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Wintel Administrator
6 3 (10.34%) Data Analyst
6 3 (10.34%) Administrator
7 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP Developer
7 2 (6.90%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) ASP Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (6.90%) VBA Developer
8 1 (3.45%) MI Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) DAO
2 4 (13.79%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) XML
3 3 (10.34%) .NET
4 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET
4 2 (6.90%) Classic ASP
4 2 (6.90%) ActiveX
4 2 (6.90%) XML Schema
4 2 (6.90%) OLE
4 2 (6.90%) OLE DB
4 2 (6.90%) ODBC
4 2 (6.90%) WinForms
4 2 (6.90%) .NET Framework
4 2 (6.90%) Ajax
5 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.45%) CSS
5 1 (3.45%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Clustering
1 3 (10.34%) Firmware
2 2 (6.90%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.45%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.34%) Web Development
2 2 (6.90%) Workflow
2 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (6.90%) Software Distribution
2 2 (6.90%) Memory Management
2 2 (6.90%) Refactoring
3 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Analytics
3 1 (3.45%) PDM
3 1 (3.45%) Migration
3 1 (3.45%) Data Modelling
3 1 (3.45%) UML
3 1 (3.45%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) VBA
3 10 (34.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (34.48%) VB
4 5 (17.24%) VBScript
5 4 (13.79%) VB6
6 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
7 2 (6.90%) Java
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) C
7 2 (6.90%) C#
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 1 (3.45%) RPG IV
8 1 (3.45%) RPG III
8 1 (3.45%) Delphi
8 1 (3.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Monitoring
1 3 (10.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
1 4 (13.79%) Sage
2 3 (10.34%) Tableau
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) Oracle
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
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