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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ADO.NET
Rank 555 501 499
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -2
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 58 76 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.099% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.50% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 56 44
Average daily rate
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£375 £359 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.52% +3.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £441 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £275
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +36.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.04 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.04 £28.00
% change year-on-year
- -39.14%

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
15771 15204 15018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 28.99% 27.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 10491 9867 8994
Average daily rate £378 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 284 376
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.02 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £46.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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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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 -45 56 £380 +3.89% 31
London -23 31 £400 +12.67% 12
South East -24 10 £398 +4.26% 4
East of England -10 7 £418 +4.37% 3
City of London -1 6 £408 +16.42% 2
South West -31 6 £313 -22.83% 1
Wiltshire - 5 £300 -
Surrey -6 4 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 4 £450 - 2
Berkshire +8 3 £420 -
Hampshire -15 2 £320 -20.00% 1
Cheshire +5 1 £275 -29.48%
Reading +4 1 £375 -
Yorkshire -2 1 £325 +12.06% 2
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Leeds -5 1 £325 +12.06% 2
Scotland -6 1 - - 2
North West -8 1 £275 -29.48% 3
Buckinghamshire -8 1 - -
West Yorkshire -9 1 £325 +12.06% 2
Chester - 1 £275 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £385 - 1
Malmesbury - 1 £300 -
Bedford - 1 £385 - 1
Belfast - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bradford - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Abingdon - - - -

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 101 (90.99%) C#
3 80 (72.07%) ASP.NET
4 79 (71.17%) SQL Server
5 69 (62.16%) HTML
6 64 (57.66%) JavaScript
7 63 (56.76%) CSS
8 58 (52.25%) Visual Studio
8 58 (52.25%) MVC
9 55 (49.55%) .NET Framework
10 51 (45.95%) SQL
11 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
12 45 (40.54%) WCF
13 38 (34.23%) jQuery
14 37 (33.33%) Ajax
15 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (32.43%) Windows
16 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
17 34 (30.63%) XML
18 32 (28.83%) SQL Server 2008
19 31 (27.93%) Web Services
20 29 (26.13%) VB.NET
21 25 (22.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 21 (18.92%) Scrum
22 21 (18.92%) WPF
23 20 (18.02%) HTML5
24 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
24 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
24 18 (16.22%) TDD

ADO.NET
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (15.32%) IIS
1 17 (15.32%) SharePoint
1 17 (15.32%) CMS
2 13 (11.71%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (9.91%) DNN
4 7 (6.31%) Umbraco
5 5 (4.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (2.70%) Kentico
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.80%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.80%) SharePoint Foundation
8 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.90%) Node.js
9 1 (0.90%) Facebook Platform
9 1 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.90%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.90%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 10 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.60%) InfoPath
3 3 (2.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.41%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.60%) DNS
2 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) DHCP
3 2 (1.80%) FTP
3 2 (1.80%) HTTP
3 2 (1.80%) SSL
3 2 (1.80%) SAN
3 2 (1.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.80%) Firewall
3 2 (1.80%) Wireless
3 2 (1.80%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.80%) NAS
4 1 (0.90%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (71.17%) SQL Server
2 32 (28.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (16.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (16.22%) Relational Database
4 13 (11.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (9.01%) RDBMS
6 9 (8.11%) SQL Server 2000
7 6 (5.41%) MySQL
8 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (4.50%) Oracle Database
9 3 (2.70%) DB2
9 3 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (1.80%) MongoDB
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (1.80%) DTS
10 2 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 58 (52.25%) Visual Studio
2 18 (16.22%) NUnit
3 17 (15.32%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.11%) JIRA
4 9 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
4 9 (8.11%) MSBuild
5 8 (7.21%) MSTest
6 5 (4.50%) FxCop
7 4 (3.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 4 (3.60%) Moq
8 3 (2.70%) StyleCop
8 3 (2.70%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.70%) Selenium
8 3 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Blend
9 2 (1.80%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.80%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.80%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.80%) T4 Templates
9 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (1.80%) Banking
4 2 (1.80%) Retail
5 1 (0.90%) Local Government
5 1 (0.90%) Games
5 1 (0.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 84 (75.68%) Developer
2 53 (47.75%) .NET Developer
3 15 (13.51%) C# Developer
4 14 (12.61%) Senior Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Web Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Programmer
8 9 (8.11%) C# .NET Developer
9 8 (7.21%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET Developer
10 7 (6.31%) Architect
11 5 (4.50%) Analyst
11 5 (4.50%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (4.50%) Team Leader
12 4 (3.60%) .NET Programmer
12 4 (3.60%) Technical Architect
12 4 (3.60%) C# Software Developer
12 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Developer
12 4 (3.60%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (100.00%) .NET
2 80 (72.07%) ASP.NET
3 69 (62.16%) HTML
4 63 (56.76%) CSS
5 55 (49.55%) .NET Framework
6 45 (40.54%) WCF
7 38 (34.23%) jQuery
8 37 (33.33%) Ajax
9 35 (31.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (30.63%) XML
11 31 (27.93%) Web Services
12 25 (22.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 21 (18.92%) WPF
14 20 (18.02%) HTML5
15 18 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (14.41%) Razor View Engine
16 16 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC 2
17 15 (13.51%) XSLT
18 14 (12.61%) WinForms
19 13 (11.71%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.11%) W3C
2 6 (5.41%) CMDB
2 6 (5.41%) Kindle
3 5 (4.50%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (4.50%) Data Extraction
4 4 (3.60%) User Experience
4 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.80%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.80%) Clustering
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.90%) FMCG
7 1 (0.90%) DataPower
7 1 (0.90%) Open Source
7 1 (0.90%) Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.90%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (32.43%) Windows
2 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.90%) UNIX
5 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) MVC
2 36 (32.43%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (18.92%) Scrum
4 18 (16.22%) TDD
4 18 (16.22%) OO
4 18 (16.22%) Unit Testing
5 16 (14.41%) UML
6 15 (13.51%) SOA
7 13 (11.71%) OOP
8 11 (9.91%) Data Modelling
8 11 (9.91%) MVVM
8 11 (9.91%) Dependency Injection
9 10 (9.01%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (8.11%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.21%) Content Management
11 8 (7.21%) Web Development
12 7 (6.31%) Use Case
13 6 (5.41%) ITSM
13 6 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.41%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 101 (90.99%) C#
2 64 (57.66%) JavaScript
3 51 (45.95%) SQL
4 29 (26.13%) VB.NET
5 18 (16.22%) T-SQL
6 15 (13.51%) VBScript
7 11 (9.91%) VB
8 9 (8.11%) Python
8 9 (8.11%) PowerShell
9 7 (6.31%) XAML
9 7 (6.31%) VB6
10 6 (5.41%) Perl
11 3 (2.70%) C++
11 3 (2.70%) Java
12 2 (1.80%) Ruby
12 2 (1.80%) PHP
12 2 (1.80%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.80%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.90%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.90%) Scala
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.41%) Degree
2 6 (5.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.80%) MCTS
4 2 (1.80%) MCITP
4 2 (1.80%) MCSE
4 2 (1.80%) CCNA
4 2 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.80%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.80%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.31%) QA
2 6 (5.41%) GPG13
2 6 (5.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.80%) Active Directory
1 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.80%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.80%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 2 (1.80%) DFS Replication
1 2 (1.80%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (5.41%) SCOM
1 6 (5.41%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.80%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.90%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 46 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (15.32%) Oracle
3 13 (11.71%) Sitecore
4 10 (9.01%) EPiServer
5 7 (6.31%) Telerik
6 6 (5.41%) BMC
6 6 (5.41%) Remedy
7 5 (4.50%) Sybase
8 3 (2.70%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.70%) DevExpress
9 2 (1.80%) Symantec
9 2 (1.80%) VMware
9 2 (1.80%) HP
9 2 (1.80%) Citrix
9 2 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.80%) Hitachi
9 2 (1.80%) Veritas
9 2 (1.80%) Lotus
10 1 (0.90%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.90%) Mercator
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