The table below looks at the statistics for ADO skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
UK
Rank 551 618 600
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -18
Contract jobs citing ADO 31 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.018% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.061% 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 6
Median daily rate £413 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £348 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £750
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
-20.58% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13577 14679 13922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.83% 28.89% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9317 10126 9393
Median daily rate £425 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 256 184
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.30 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.55 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

ADO
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ADO as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the UK over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 31 £413 -2.94% 2
London +31 20 £440 -
Yorkshire +26 9 £344 +5.76%
Greenford - 6 £413 -
South Yorkshire -2 5 £338 +3.84%
West Yorkshire - 5 £350 -
Leeds - 5 £350 -
Sheffield - 3 £338 -
Doncaster - 2 - -
South East +15 1 £305 -23.75% 1
South West - 1 £160 - 1
City of London - 1 £575 -
Dorset - 1 £160 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £305 - 1
Marlow - 1 £305 -
Bournemouth - 1 £160 -

ADO
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ADO.

1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
4 16 (35.56%) .NET
5 15 (33.33%) VB
6 14 (31.11%) Windows
6 14 (31.11%) Finance
6 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
7 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
7 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
8 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
8 12 (26.67%) Analytics
9 11 (24.44%) Subversion
9 11 (24.44%) VBA
9 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
10 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
11 9 (20.00%) Sybase
11 9 (20.00%) ETL
12 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) Web Services
12 8 (17.78%) MS Access
12 8 (17.78%) Dapper ORM
13 7 (15.56%) DevOps
13 7 (15.56%) Database Theory
13 7 (15.56%) ActiveX
13 7 (15.56%) IIS
13 7 (15.56%) SAP
13 7 (15.56%) Rackspace

ADO
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.56%) IIS
2 4 (8.89%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.22%) CMS
3 1 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 17 (37.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.67%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (6.67%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
2 1 (2.22%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) MS Access
3 1 (2.22%) DTS
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Subversion
2 7 (15.56%) NUnit
3 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 4 (8.89%) ClearCase
4 4 (8.89%) ClearQuest
5 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
General
1 14 (31.11%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (2.22%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 9 (20.00%) Sybase Developer
3 7 (15.56%) C# Developer
3 7 (15.56%) Database Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
3 7 (15.56%) SQL DBA
4 5 (11.11%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (11.11%) VBA Developer
5 4 (8.89%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Business Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Applications Support
6 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) NetBackup Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) RAD Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Excel Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (35.56%) .NET
2 14 (31.11%) .NET Framework
3 13 (28.89%) Entity Framework
4 11 (24.44%) ASP.NET
5 8 (17.78%) Dapper ORM
5 8 (17.78%) Web Services
6 7 (15.56%) ActiveX
6 7 (15.56%) DAO
7 3 (6.67%) ADO.NET
8 2 (4.44%) CSS
8 2 (4.44%) HTML
8 2 (4.44%) jQuery
8 2 (4.44%) XML
9 1 (2.22%) Ajax
9 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.22%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) HTML5
9 1 (2.22%) JSON
9 1 (2.22%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Tandem
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Data Modelling
2 12 (26.67%) Analytics
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) ETL
4 9 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Database Theory
5 7 (15.56%) DevOps
5 7 (15.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 7 (15.56%) WFM
6 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.89%) Data Management
7 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
8 3 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
8 3 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (6.67%) RAD
8 3 (6.67%) Time Management
8 3 (6.67%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 25 (55.56%) C#
2 24 (53.33%) SQL
3 15 (33.33%) VB
4 12 (26.67%) T-SQL
5 11 (24.44%) VBA
6 6 (13.33%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) Degree
1 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Sybase
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.56%) Rackspace
3 7 (15.56%) RedGate
3 7 (15.56%) SAP
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) Cisco
5 4 (8.89%) Symantec
6 3 (6.67%) Adobe
6 3 (6.67%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Sitecore
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Austin Fraser
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