The table below looks at the statistics for ADO.NET 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.NET over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 508 491 425
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -66
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 63 68 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 50 48
Average daily rate
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£320 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00

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
13557 13167 12846
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 26.96% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9084 8265 8122
Average daily rate £388 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 270 329
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £13.50 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

ADO.NET
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 January 2015.

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 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 29 January 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 -25 59 £320 -14.66% 24
London -2 21 £418 +11.33% 5
Hertfordshire +11 14 £288 -23.33% 1
East of England +7 14 £288 -17.85% 2
Yorkshire - 10 £319 - 3
South East -21 7 £260 -32.90% 5
West Yorkshire - 6 £319 - 3
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £260 -
Watford +8 4 £300 -14.28%
South West -15 4 £365 -7.59% 1
Leeds - 4 £320 - 2
Scotland - 3 £275 -
Somerset - 3 £355 -
City of London +3 2 £388 -8.82% 2
West Midlands 0 2 £275 -8.33% 1
Buckinghamshire -12 2 - - 3
Hampshire -20 2 - -
North East - 2 £413 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £413 -
Newport Pagnell - 2 - - 1
Glasgow - 2 - -
Reading +4 1 - - 1
Berkshire -6 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £260 -
West Sussex - 1 £260 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Horsham - 1 £260 - 1
Guildford - 1 £260 -
Edinburgh - 1 £275 -
Bristol - 1 £375 - 1

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADO.NET 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.NET.

1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (88.03%) C#
3 91 (77.78%) ASP.NET
4 89 (76.07%) SQL Server
5 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 65 (55.56%) MVC
6 62 (52.99%) HTML
7 56 (47.86%) SQL
8 54 (46.15%) .NET Framework
9 53 (45.30%) CSS
10 50 (42.74%) WCF
11 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
12 44 (37.61%) XML
13 41 (35.04%) Windows
14 37 (31.62%) T-SQL
14 37 (31.62%) SQL Server 2008
15 35 (29.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 34 (29.06%) Visual Studio
17 33 (28.21%) jQuery
18 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
18 32 (27.35%) Web Services
18 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
19 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
20 27 (23.08%) VB.NET
21 24 (20.51%) HTML5
21 24 (20.51%) Ajax
22 22 (18.80%) LINQ
23 21 (17.95%) TDD
23 21 (17.95%) NUnit
23 21 (17.95%) Scrum

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ADO.NET 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.NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.40%) IIS
2 9 (7.69%) CMS
3 8 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.13%) EPiServer CMS
5 3 (2.56%) Node.js
5 3 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.56%) DNN
5 3 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.71%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.71%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.71%) Kentico
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.71%) SharePoint Foundation
6 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.85%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.85%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MS Office
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) FTP
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.42%) DNS
4 2 (1.71%) HTTP
4 2 (1.71%) DHCP
4 2 (1.71%) Firewall
4 2 (1.71%) Wireless
4 2 (1.71%) SSL
4 2 (1.71%) SAN
4 2 (1.71%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.71%) NAS
5 1 (0.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (76.07%) SQL Server
2 37 (31.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (11.97%) Relational Database
5 13 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.84%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (5.98%) DTS
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (2.56%) DB2
10 2 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.71%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.71%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.85%) MS Access
11 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 34 (29.06%) Visual Studio
2 29 (24.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.95%) NUnit
4 15 (12.82%) MSTest
5 10 (8.55%) Moq
6 8 (6.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.27%) FxCop
8 4 (3.42%) Subversion
8 4 (3.42%) ReSharper
9 3 (2.56%) MSBuild
9 3 (2.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.56%) StyleCop
9 3 (2.56%) JIRA
10 2 (1.71%) Fiddler
10 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (1.71%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (1.71%) QUnit
10 2 (1.71%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (11.11%) Finance
2 11 (9.40%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.13%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 96 (82.05%) Developer
2 61 (52.14%) .NET Developer
3 21 (17.95%) C# Developer
3 21 (17.95%) C# .NET Developer
4 16 (13.68%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.97%) ASP.NET Developer
5 14 (11.97%) Senior Developer
6 12 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (7.69%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Developer
8 7 (5.98%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Architect
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst
10 4 (3.42%) Agile .NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Firmware Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) Test Engineer
11 3 (2.56%) VB.NET Developer
11 3 (2.56%) Analyst Developer
12 2 (1.71%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (77.78%) ASP.NET
3 62 (52.99%) HTML
4 54 (46.15%) .NET Framework
5 53 (45.30%) CSS
6 50 (42.74%) WCF
7 45 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 44 (37.61%) XML
9 35 (29.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 33 (28.21%) jQuery
11 32 (27.35%) Web Services
12 24 (20.51%) HTML5
12 24 (20.51%) Ajax
13 22 (18.80%) LINQ
14 21 (17.95%) Razor View Engine
15 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 18 (15.38%) WinForms
17 15 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
17 15 (12.82%) WPF
18 14 (11.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.55%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.27%) Data Extraction
2 5 (4.27%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.42%) N-Tier
3 4 (3.42%) W3C
3 4 (3.42%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.56%) Social Media
4 3 (2.56%) NHS
4 3 (2.56%) Clustering
5 2 (1.71%) EMV
5 2 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.71%) CMDB
5 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.85%) Open Source
6 1 (0.85%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.85%) DataPower
6 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.04%) Windows
2 6 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.71%) Android
4 2 (1.71%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.56%) MVC
2 32 (27.35%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (17.95%) TDD
3 21 (17.95%) Scrum
4 20 (17.09%) OO
5 15 (12.82%) OOP
6 14 (11.97%) SOA
7 13 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 9 (7.69%) MVVM
8 9 (7.69%) Web Development
8 9 (7.69%) Data Modelling
9 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.84%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.98%) Unit Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Regression Testing
11 6 (5.13%) Workflow
11 6 (5.13%) Code Coverage
11 6 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (5.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 103 (88.03%) C#
2 65 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 56 (47.86%) SQL
4 37 (31.62%) T-SQL
5 27 (23.08%) VB.NET
6 16 (13.68%) VBScript
7 8 (6.84%) VB
8 5 (4.27%) VB6
8 5 (4.27%) Python
9 3 (2.56%) C++
9 3 (2.56%) Java
10 2 (1.71%) C
10 2 (1.71%) Perl
10 2 (1.71%) PHP
10 2 (1.71%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.71%) Ruby
10 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.85%) Scala
11 1 (0.85%) XAML
11 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.27%) Degree
3 4 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) MCSE
4 2 (1.71%) CCNA
4 2 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.71%) MCITP
4 2 (1.71%) MCTS
4 2 (1.71%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.27%) QA
2 2 (1.71%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (4.27%) Firmware
2 4 (3.42%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.71%) DFS Replication
3 2 (1.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.71%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.71%) NetBackup
1 2 (1.71%) SCOM
1 2 (1.71%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.85%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (27.35%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) EPiServer
4 7 (5.98%) Telerik
5 4 (3.42%) Sybase
6 3 (2.56%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.71%) VMware
7 2 (1.71%) Symantec
7 2 (1.71%) Remedy
7 2 (1.71%) HP
7 2 (1.71%) Citrix
7 2 (1.71%) BMC
7 2 (1.71%) Hitachi
7 2 (1.71%) Veritas
7 2 (1.71%) Lotus
7 2 (1.71%) DevExpress
7 2 (1.71%) Twitter
7 2 (1.71%) Facebook
8 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.85%) Google
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