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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 436 404
Rank change year-on-year +36 -32  
Contract jobs citing ADO 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.041% 0.013% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.042% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £375 £325
% change year-on-year -33.33% +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - -

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 6798 7159 6427
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.75% 31.90% 30.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5065 5371 4647
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 28 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £21.37 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

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

ADO
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO within the London region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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
City of London - 1 £575 -
ADO
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 24 (80.00%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 18 (60.00%) Finance
3 18 (60.00%) Analytics
4 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
5 15 (50.00%) Sybase
5 15 (50.00%) Data Modelling
5 15 (50.00%) ETL
5 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
7 11 (36.67%) .NET
7 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
7 11 (36.67%) Subversion
8 9 (30.00%) Banking
8 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (26.67%) Web Services
9 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
9 8 (26.67%) Dapper ORM
10 7 (23.33%) DevOps
10 7 (23.33%) Rackspace
10 7 (23.33%) RedGate
10 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
10 7 (23.33%) WFM
10 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
10 7 (23.33%) NUnit
10 7 (23.33%) Windows
10 7 (23.33%) VB
10 7 (23.33%) IIS
11 5 (16.67%) JIRA

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (23.33%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Adobe Analytics
1 3 (10.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) DTS
2 1 (3.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Subversion
2 7 (23.33%) NUnit
3 5 (16.67%) JIRA
4 4 (13.33%) ClearCase
4 4 (13.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (3.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.33%) Mercurial
General
1 18 (60.00%) Finance
2 9 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (3.33%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Database Developer
2 13 (43.33%) Sybase Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (23.33%) DBA
4 7 (23.33%) SQL DBA
5 6 (20.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Database Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) RAD Developer
7 3 (10.00%) VBA Developer
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Sybase Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP Developer
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Excel Developer
9 1 (3.33%) HTML Developer
9 1 (3.33%) SQL Database Developer
9 1 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) .NET
2 9 (30.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (26.67%) .NET Framework
3 8 (26.67%) Dapper ORM
3 8 (26.67%) Web Services
4 7 (23.33%) Entity Framework
5 2 (6.67%) ADO.NET
5 2 (6.67%) HTML
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) Ajax
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Classic ASP
6 1 (3.33%) CSS
6 1 (3.33%) CSS3
6 1 (3.33%) HTML5
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (3.33%) REST
6 1 (3.33%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Analytics
2 15 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 15 (50.00%) ETL
2 15 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (23.33%) Automated Testing
4 7 (23.33%) DevOps
4 7 (23.33%) WFM
5 4 (13.33%) Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Data Management
5 4 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (10.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.00%) RAD
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Time Management
6 3 (10.00%) Validation
6 3 (10.00%) Web Analytics
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 23 (76.67%) SQL
3 12 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 7 (23.33%) VB
5 3 (10.00%) VBA
6 2 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Sybase
2 7 (23.33%) Rackspace
2 7 (23.33%) RedGate
3 3 (10.00%) Adobe
3 3 (10.00%) Google
4 1 (3.33%) Sitecore