The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank 639 603 586
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -17
Contract jobs citing OLE 4 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.013% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.027% 0.048% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Median daily rate £375 £254 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+47.78% -53.86%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £170 -
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OLE
Daily Rate Trend

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

OLE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

OLE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

OLE
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OLE within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 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 -10 4 £375 +11.11% 1
Berkshire -3 3 £388 -
Reading -10 3 £388 -
South East -19 3 £388 -
Suffolk - 1 £250 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £250 -
East of England - 1 £250 -

OLE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OLE 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 OLE.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) OLE DB
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) XML Schema
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
2 9 (81.82%) ADO
2 9 (81.82%) ADO.NET
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) ODBC
2 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 9 (81.82%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (81.82%) Autofac
2 9 (81.82%) Big Data
2 9 (81.82%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (81.82%) Datazen
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) Remedy

OLE
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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Big Data
1 9 (81.82%) Datazen
1 9 (81.82%) Hadoop
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (9.09%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Qlik Sense
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Escalation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Development Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Development Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Developer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Report Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) OLE DB
2 9 (81.82%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) .NET Framework
2 9 (81.82%) ADO
2 9 (81.82%) ADO.NET
2 9 (81.82%) Autofac
2 9 (81.82%) Castle Windsor
2 9 (81.82%) Entity Framework
2 9 (81.82%) ODBC
2 9 (81.82%) Unity DI Container
2 9 (81.82%) XML
2 9 (81.82%) XML Schema
3 6 (54.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Extraction
3 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Open Source
2 8 (72.73%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
3 5 (45.45%) Memory Management
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 9 (81.82%) C#
2 9 (81.82%) VB.NET
3 5 (45.45%) C
3 5 (45.45%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) R
3 5 (45.45%) Scala
3 5 (45.45%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) MCSD
1 3 (27.27%) MCSE
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Remedy
3 1 (9.09%) SAP
3 1 (9.09%) Tableau
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