The table below looks at the statistics for ADO.NET skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ADO.NET over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 606 602 580
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 30 62 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.38% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 42 30
Median daily rate £315 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.91% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £500 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £311
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +20.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

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
16252 16360 15724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.86% 28.34% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11253 11310 10280
Median daily rate £418 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 294 169
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.04 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.69% +5.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £17.33 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ADO.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ADO.NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ADO.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ADO.NET
Daily Rate Trend

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

ADO.NET Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ADO.NET
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

ADO.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ADO.NET
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ADO.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ADO.NET
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -13 29 £315 -17.91% 13
Yorkshire +23 10 £315 - 3
South Yorkshire +11 9 £315 -7.01%
South East -2 6 £365 -18.88% 1
London -11 6 £365 -8.75% 2
Buckinghamshire - 3 £365 - 1
Warwick - 3 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £365 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 - - 1
Kent - 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - - 1
South West +9 2 £325 -13.33% 3
Gloucestershire -3 2 £325 -13.33%
Cheltenham -4 2 £325 -8.12%
Maidstone - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £525 -
City of London +19 1 - - 1
Scotland - 1 £165 -
Barnsley - 1 £300 -
Aberdeen - 1 £165 -

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET 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.NET.

1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (80.95%) C#
3 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
4 40 (63.49%) ASP.NET
5 32 (50.79%) SQL
6 28 (44.44%) Visual Studio
7 27 (42.86%) .NET Framework
8 26 (41.27%) XML
9 25 (39.68%) HTML
10 24 (38.10%) Web Services
10 24 (38.10%) MVC
11 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
11 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
12 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
13 19 (30.16%) WinForms
14 17 (26.98%) Entity Framework
14 17 (26.98%) CSS
15 16 (25.40%) Windows
15 16 (25.40%) VB
15 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
15 16 (25.40%) WCF
15 16 (25.40%) LINQ
16 15 (23.81%) jQuery
17 14 (22.22%) WPF
17 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
18 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
18 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services

ADO.NET
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 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 7 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
2 5 (7.94%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.76%) IIS
4 2 (3.17%) Confluence
5 1 (1.59%) CMS
5 1 (1.59%) Drupal
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) DNS
2 4 (6.35%) VPN
3 2 (3.17%) SSL
4 1 (1.59%) HTTP
4 1 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (1.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (65.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (20.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (17.46%) Relational Database
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 3 (4.76%) RDBMS
8 2 (3.17%) DB2
8 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 28 (44.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (12.70%) Subversion
4 7 (11.11%) NUnit
5 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
5 6 (9.52%) MSTest
6 5 (7.94%) SpecFlow
7 4 (6.35%) MSBuild
8 3 (4.76%) Bower
8 3 (4.76%) Grunt
8 3 (4.76%) Moq
8 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
8 3 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (3.17%) Babel
9 2 (3.17%) gulp
9 2 (3.17%) Jasmine
9 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.17%) QUnit
9 2 (3.17%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (3.17%) Toad
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 2 (3.17%) French Language
2 2 (3.17%) German Language
2 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.17%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (3.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (92.06%) Developer
2 37 (58.73%) .NET Developer
3 21 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 19 (30.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (19.05%) SQL Developer
6 11 (17.46%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.70%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (7.94%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (6.35%) BizTalk Developer
10 4 (6.35%) WPF Developer
11 3 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (4.76%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Messaging Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
11 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (4.76%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (63.49%) ASP.NET
3 27 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 26 (41.27%) XML
5 25 (39.68%) HTML
6 24 (38.10%) Web Services
7 19 (30.16%) WinForms
8 17 (26.98%) CSS
8 17 (26.98%) Entity Framework
9 16 (25.40%) LINQ
9 16 (25.40%) WCF
10 15 (23.81%) jQuery
11 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (22.22%) WPF
12 11 (17.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (17.46%) Unity DI Container
13 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
13 10 (15.87%) HTML5
14 5 (7.94%) JSON
15 4 (6.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.94%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.76%) Clustering
4 3 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Equities
5 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) FMCG
6 1 (1.59%) Life Science
6 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (25.40%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) MVC
2 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
3 10 (15.87%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 7 (11.11%) SDLC
5 7 (11.11%) Workflow
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (7.94%) BDD
7 5 (7.94%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (7.94%) Scrum
8 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.35%) ITIL
8 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (6.35%) OO
8 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
9 3 (4.76%) Incident Management
9 3 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (80.95%) C#
2 32 (50.79%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) T-SQL
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
5 16 (25.40%) VB
5 16 (25.40%) VB.NET
6 5 (7.94%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) XAML
8 3 (4.76%) VBScript
9 2 (3.17%) ES6
9 2 (3.17%) VB6
10 1 (1.59%) C
10 1 (1.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.94%) Degree
3 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (3.17%) MCAD
5 2 (3.17%) MCPD
5 2 (3.17%) MCSE
5 2 (3.17%) MCTS
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
1 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) SCOM
2 3 (4.76%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Oracle
3 7 (11.11%) Nintex
4 5 (7.94%) Infragistics
5 2 (3.17%) Syncfusion
6 1 (1.59%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.59%) Spiceworks
6 1 (1.59%) Twitter