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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 601 592 572
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 57 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.26% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 24 29
Average daily rate £475 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.03% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £300 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.41 - £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.41 - £52.50

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
15413 14955 14841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.78% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10766 9686 9710
Average daily rate £413 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 202 204
Average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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 30 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

ADO.NET Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 54 £475 +31.03% 20
South East 0 25 £450 +47.54% 2
Berkshire +23 18 £475 - 2
London -6 14 £500 +29.03% 9
Reading - 14 £413 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 5 £348 -
North East - 5 £348 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 5 £348 -
West Yorkshire +1 3 £290 - 2
Yorkshire 0 3 £290 -20.00% 2
Leeds -5 3 £290 -
Surrey - 3 £400 -
Essex +4 2 £356 -12.57%
East of England +2 2 £356 -2.39%
West Midlands -8 2 £525 +42.37% 2
Scotland - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Crawley - 2 - -
City of London +40 1 £500 +42.85% 1
Buckinghamshire +11 1 - -
South West +9 1 £313 -10.71% 1
East Midlands +5 1 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes +3 1 - -
Gloucestershire +2 1 £313 -10.71% 1
North West -6 1 - - 3
Manchester -8 1 - - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £375 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £363 -
Maidstone - 1 - -

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (89.19%) C#
3 88 (79.28%) SQL Server
4 66 (59.46%) ASP.NET
4 66 (59.46%) Microsoft
5 62 (55.86%) Visual Studio
6 60 (54.05%) SQL
7 58 (52.25%) MVC
8 57 (51.35%) .NET Framework
9 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
10 45 (40.54%) XML
11 40 (36.04%) Entity Framework
12 38 (34.23%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (30.63%) LINQ
14 33 (29.73%) WCF
14 33 (29.73%) Web Services
14 33 (29.73%) CSS
14 33 (29.73%) T-SQL
15 31 (27.93%) MS Excel
15 31 (27.93%) Relational Database
16 30 (27.03%) HTML
16 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (26.13%) Windows
18 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
19 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (22.52%) Unity DI Container
20 24 (21.62%) WPF
20 24 (21.62%) jQuery
21 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
21 23 (20.72%) Oracle

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 8 (7.21%) IIS
1 8 (7.21%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.70%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.80%) Confluence
5 1 (0.90%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 31 (27.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (10.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.70%) IaaS
2 3 (2.70%) PaaS
2 3 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.61%) DNS
2 6 (5.41%) VPN
3 5 (4.50%) HTTP
3 5 (4.50%) SSL
3 5 (4.50%) Wireshark
4 4 (3.60%) Kerberos
5 3 (2.70%) Firewall
5 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (79.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (27.93%) Relational Database
3 23 (20.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (15.32%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (14.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (13.51%) Big Data
7 12 (10.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (9.01%) Oracle Database
9 9 (8.11%) Datazen
9 9 (8.11%) Hadoop
9 9 (8.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 8 (7.21%) RDBMS
10 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
11 6 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (5.41%) HBase
11 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
12 5 (4.50%) GIS
13 4 (3.60%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (1.80%) DB2
14 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 62 (55.86%) Visual Studio
2 38 (34.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (17.12%) NUnit
4 9 (8.11%) Subversion
5 8 (7.21%) JIRA
5 8 (7.21%) MSBuild
6 6 (5.41%) MSTest
7 5 (4.50%) Fiddler
7 5 (4.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 4 (3.60%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.60%) Moq
9 2 (1.80%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.80%) JSUnit
9 2 (1.80%) Mocha
9 2 (1.80%) QUnit
9 2 (1.80%) Rhino Mocks
9 2 (1.80%) Sinon.JS
9 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.80%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 8 (7.21%) Banking
3 4 (3.60%) French Language
3 4 (3.60%) German Language
3 4 (3.60%) Spanish Language
4 3 (2.70%) Front Office
4 3 (2.70%) Marketing
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.80%) Portuguese Language
6 1 (0.90%) Electronics
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 91 (81.98%) Developer
2 58 (52.25%) .NET Developer
3 43 (38.74%) C# Developer
4 30 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 19 (17.12%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.61%) ASP.NET Developer
6 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
7 13 (11.71%) SQL Server Developer
8 12 (10.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (10.81%) Microsoft Developer
9 11 (9.91%) Software Developer
9 11 (9.91%) Support Engineer
9 11 (9.91%) WPF Developer
10 10 (9.01%) C# Software Developer
10 10 (9.01%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (8.11%) C# WPF Developer
11 9 (8.11%) CRM Developer
12 8 (7.21%) Messaging Developer
13 7 (6.31%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 66 (59.46%) ASP.NET
3 57 (51.35%) .NET Framework
4 45 (40.54%) XML
5 40 (36.04%) Entity Framework
6 34 (30.63%) LINQ
7 33 (29.73%) CSS
7 33 (29.73%) WCF
7 33 (29.73%) Web Services
8 30 (27.03%) HTML
9 28 (25.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 25 (22.52%) Unity DI Container
11 24 (21.62%) jQuery
11 24 (21.62%) WPF
12 22 (19.82%) WinForms
13 21 (18.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 14 (12.61%) AngularJS
15 13 (11.71%) SOAP
16 12 (10.81%) HTML5
17 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 25 (22.52%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.81%) Inversion of Control
3 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.01%) Management Information System
5 7 (6.31%) Clustering
6 6 (5.41%) Client/Server
7 5 (4.50%) Mathematics
7 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
8 3 (2.70%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.70%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.80%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.80%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.80%) W3C
10 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (26.13%) Windows
2 3 (2.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) MVC
2 30 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (14.41%) Web Development
5 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 14 (12.61%) Test Scripting
6 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.71%) Multithreading
8 12 (10.81%) CRM
8 12 (10.81%) Scrum
9 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.91%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.01%) OO
10 10 (9.01%) Open Source
11 9 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.11%) Process Management
12 7 (6.31%) BDD
12 7 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
12 7 (6.31%) Document Management
12 7 (6.31%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 99 (89.19%) C#
2 60 (54.05%) SQL
3 46 (41.44%) JavaScript
4 33 (29.73%) T-SQL
5 15 (13.51%) Java
6 12 (10.81%) C
6 12 (10.81%) C++
6 12 (10.81%) VB.NET
7 11 (9.91%) VB
8 10 (9.01%) Python
9 9 (8.11%) XAML
10 5 (4.50%) PHP
10 5 (4.50%) R
10 5 (4.50%) Ruby
10 5 (4.50%) Scala
11 4 (3.60%) VBScript
12 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.90%) Delphi
13 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.90%) VB6
Qualifications
1 22 (19.82%) Degree
2 19 (17.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (14.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (7.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.50%) MCSE
5 5 (4.50%) MCTS
6 3 (2.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (2.70%) MCITP
6 3 (2.70%) MCSD
7 2 (1.80%) MCAD
7 2 (1.80%) MCPD
System Software
1 6 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCOM
2 3 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 66 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (20.72%) Oracle
3 7 (6.31%) Remedy
4 3 (2.70%) Cisco
4 3 (2.70%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.70%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) Capita
5 1 (0.90%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.90%) Nintex
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
5 1 (0.90%) Twitter
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