The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ADO skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ADO over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects (ADO)
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 427 417
Contract jobs citing ADO 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.014% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £360 £550
% change year-on-year -5.55% -34.54%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ADO is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ADO
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ADO as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ADO in London

ADO
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ADO in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ADO in London

ADO
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ADO.

1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) Sybase
3 6 (60.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (60.00%) ETL
3 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
5 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Google
5 3 (30.00%) Marketing
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (30.00%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Time Management
7 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (10.00%) QA
7 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (10.00%) VBA
7 1 (10.00%) OO

ADO
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (30.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Database Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Database Consultant
3 4 (40.00%) Sybase Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (10.00%) RAD Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
5 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (30.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Analytics
2 6 (60.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (60.00%) ETL
2 6 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Analytics
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Analytics
6 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) RAD
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (30.00%) Adobe
2 3 (30.00%) Google