The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
Rank 615 611 564
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -47
Contract jobs citing ADO 10 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.009% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.061% 0.032% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 11
Average daily rate
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£475 £320 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.43% -32.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £320 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £341 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £320 £413
% change year-on-year
+36.71% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 7 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 28 August 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
England -8 9 £425 +32.81% 1
London +25 8 £475 - 1
Isle of Man - 1 £500 -
City of London - 1 - -
Swindon - 1 £375 -
Wiltshire - 1 £375 -
South West - 1 £375 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 27 (77.14%) C#
3 25 (71.43%) VB
4 22 (62.86%) XML
4 22 (62.86%) Windows
5 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 20 (57.14%) .NET Framework
7 18 (51.43%) Client/Server
8 16 (45.71%) Finance
9 13 (37.14%) Process Management
9 13 (37.14%) SDLC
10 12 (34.29%) N-Tier
11 11 (31.43%) Kofax
12 10 (28.57%) VBA
12 10 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (28.57%) Content Management
12 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (25.71%) Business Process Improvement
13 9 (25.71%) Process Improvement
13 9 (25.71%) Document Management
13 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
13 9 (25.71%) SQL
14 8 (22.86%) Documentum
14 8 (22.86%) EMC
15 6 (17.14%) Oracle
15 6 (17.14%) ODBC
15 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
16 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
16 5 (14.29%) VB6

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.86%) Documentum
2 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
4 1 (2.86%) CMS
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (77.14%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) MS Access
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (25.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.57%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (2.86%) Selenium
6 1 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (2.86%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 16 (45.71%) Finance
2 4 (11.43%) Banking
3 3 (8.57%) Front Office
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Architect
2 15 (42.86%) Developer
3 9 (25.71%) AWS Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (11.43%) IT Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Integration Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.57%) VB Developer
6 3 (8.57%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) VB Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) Programmer
7 2 (5.71%) VBA Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.86%) SQL Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Business Architect
8 1 (2.86%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (80.00%) .NET
2 22 (62.86%) XML
3 20 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 6 (17.14%) ODBC
5 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (5.71%) WinForms
6 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 2 (5.71%) HTML
6 2 (5.71%) WCF
6 2 (5.71%) WF
6 2 (5.71%) LINQ
7 1 (2.86%) jQuery
7 1 (2.86%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.86%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.86%) DHTML
7 1 (2.86%) ADO.NET
7 1 (2.86%) ActiveX
7 1 (2.86%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (51.43%) Client/Server
2 12 (34.29%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.86%) Market Risk
3 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.86%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000
2 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Process Management
1 13 (37.14%) SDLC
2 10 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (28.57%) Content Management
3 9 (25.71%) Document Management
3 9 (25.71%) Business Process Improvement
3 9 (25.71%) Process Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 5 (14.29%) OO
4 5 (14.29%) OOD
5 4 (11.43%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.71%) System Testing
6 2 (5.71%) Workflow
6 2 (5.71%) MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Project Management
7 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.86%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C#
2 25 (71.43%) VB
3 10 (28.57%) VBA
4 9 (25.71%) SQL
5 5 (14.29%) VB6
5 5 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (11.43%) T-SQL
6 4 (11.43%) C++
7 3 (8.57%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) MCP
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Kofax
3 8 (22.86%) EMC
4 6 (17.14%) Oracle
5 2 (5.71%) OpenText
6 1 (2.86%) Ektron
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