The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 539 482 469
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -13
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 54 86 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.61% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 58 64
Average daily rate
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£350 £381 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £511 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -52 54 £350 -10.25% 28
London -22 27 £408 +2.00% 9
South East -5 8 £300 -14.28% 7
East of England -24 8 £313 +25.00% 3
South West - 7 £335 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 £313 -
Cambridge - 7 £313 -
City of London +16 5 £415 -11.70% 2
Berkshire +3 3 £313 -16.66%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £223 -31.53% 3
Leicestershire -1 3 - -
Leicester -1 3 - -
East Midlands -2 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 £300 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £300 - 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 - 1
Reading - 2 £313 -
Swindon - 2 - - 1
North West -3 1 £290 - 4
Hertfordshire - 1 £350 - 1
Cheshire - 1 £290 - 1
Witney - 1 £225 - 2
Oxford - 1 - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 2

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (88.12%) C#
3 80 (79.21%) SQL Server
3 80 (79.21%) ASP.NET
4 69 (68.32%) HTML
5 60 (59.41%) CSS
6 59 (58.42%) MVC
7 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
8 55 (54.46%) Visual Studio
9 54 (53.47%) .NET Framework
10 46 (45.54%) jQuery
11 45 (44.55%) SQL
12 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
13 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2008
14 36 (35.64%) XML
15 33 (32.67%) Ajax
16 32 (31.68%) WCF
16 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
17 29 (28.71%) Web Services
18 24 (23.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 23 (22.77%) OO
19 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 22 (21.78%) VB.NET
20 22 (21.78%) Unit Testing
21 21 (20.79%) IIS
21 21 (20.79%) UML
21 21 (20.79%) Windows
22 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
22 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
23 19 (18.81%) TDD

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 21 (20.79%) IIS
2 20 (19.80%) SharePoint
3 17 (16.83%) CMS
4 14 (13.86%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (12.87%) DNN
6 10 (9.90%) Umbraco
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.97%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.99%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.99%) Kentico
10 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.97%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) HTTP
1 2 (1.98%) Intranet
1 2 (1.98%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (79.21%) SQL Server
2 40 (39.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (16.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 16 (15.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (13.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (9.90%) SQL Server 2000
7 7 (6.93%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.94%) Oracle Database
9 5 (4.95%) MySQL
9 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
10 4 (3.96%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (2.97%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 55 (54.46%) Visual Studio
2 16 (15.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (14.85%) NUnit
4 10 (9.90%) Rhino Mocks
5 7 (6.93%) MSBuild
5 7 (6.93%) JIRA
6 5 (4.95%) MSTest
7 4 (3.96%) Subversion
8 3 (2.97%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Blend
8 3 (2.97%) Moq
9 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.98%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (1.98%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.98%) CruiseControl
9 2 (1.98%) Selenium
10 1 (0.99%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.99%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.99%) FxCop
General
1 8 (7.92%) Finance
1 8 (7.92%) Retail
1 8 (7.92%) Marketing
2 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (81.19%) Developer
2 57 (56.44%) .NET Developer
3 14 (13.86%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.87%) Programmer
5 11 (10.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.93%) .NET Programmer
7 7 (6.93%) C# .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (5.94%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.95%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.95%) Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.95%) .NET Web Developer
9 5 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Senior Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) C# Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (79.21%) ASP.NET
3 69 (68.32%) HTML
4 60 (59.41%) CSS
5 54 (53.47%) .NET Framework
6 46 (45.54%) jQuery
7 36 (35.64%) XML
8 33 (32.67%) Ajax
9 32 (31.68%) WCF
9 32 (31.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 29 (28.71%) Web Services
11 24 (23.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 23 (22.77%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 19 (18.81%) ASP.NET MVC 2
14 16 (15.84%) WPF
15 14 (13.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 13 (12.87%) Razor View Engine
16 13 (12.87%) XSLT
17 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (10.89%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) W3C
2 6 (5.94%) Kindle
3 3 (2.97%) CMDB
3 3 (2.97%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.98%) Web 2.0
4 2 (1.98%) Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.99%) Statistics
5 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.99%) DTV
5 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (20.79%) Windows
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (58.42%) MVC
2 23 (22.77%) OO
3 22 (21.78%) Unit Testing
4 21 (20.79%) UML
5 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (18.81%) TDD
7 17 (16.83%) Scrum
8 12 (11.88%) SOA
9 10 (9.90%) OOP
9 10 (9.90%) Web Development
10 9 (8.91%) E-Commerce
10 9 (8.91%) MVVM
11 8 (7.92%) Data Modelling
12 7 (6.93%) Use Case
13 6 (5.94%) Content Management
13 6 (5.94%) Project Management
13 6 (5.94%) Web Application Development
13 6 (5.94%) Dependency Injection
14 5 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (4.95%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 89 (88.12%) C#
2 58 (57.43%) JavaScript
3 45 (44.55%) SQL
4 22 (21.78%) VB.NET
5 15 (14.85%) T-SQL
6 14 (13.86%) VB
7 10 (9.90%) VBScript
8 9 (8.91%) VB6
9 7 (6.93%) XAML
10 6 (5.94%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.96%) C
11 4 (3.96%) C++
12 3 (2.97%) Perl
12 3 (2.97%) Python
13 2 (1.98%) VBA
13 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.98%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.99%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.99%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) Degree
4 2 (1.98%) Chartered Engineer
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.99%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 3 (2.97%) GPG13
4 2 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) SCOM
1 3 (2.97%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 44 (43.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) Oracle
3 14 (13.86%) Sitecore
4 11 (10.89%) EPiServer
5 8 (7.92%) Telerik
6 3 (2.97%) Remedy
6 3 (2.97%) Business Objects
6 3 (2.97%) BMC
7 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.98%) Sybase
8 1 (0.99%) SAP
8 1 (0.99%) Mercator
8 1 (0.99%) Ektron
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