The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ADO.NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ADO.NET over the 3 months to 25 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ADO.NET
UK
Rank 557 566 574
Rank change year-on-year +9 +8  
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 36 78 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.079% 0.15% 0.095%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 50 28
Median daily rate £375 £424 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.50% +32.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £324 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £552 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £300
% change year-on-year -6.25% +33.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £60.62 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.62 -

ADO.NET 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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14208 14874 14049
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.37% 27.95% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9856 10310 9097
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 227 186
Median hourly rate £42.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.38% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

ADO.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ADO.NET 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.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADO.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ADO.NET over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ADO.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Top 25 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England -20 26 £375 -11.50% 15
South East +8 16 £375 -6.25% 5
Kent +18 14 £393 +18.93% 1
County Antrim - 9 £375 -
Belfast - 9 £375 -
Northern Ireland - 9 £375 -
Maidstone +4 4 £375 -
North West +28 2 £342 +1.40% 2
London +8 2 - - 5
South West +4 2 £363 +16.00% 2
East Midlands -4 2 £369 -1.66%
Lancashire - 2 £342 -
Hampshire - 2 £275 - 3
Portsmouth - 2 £275 -
West Midlands +9 1 £375 -28.57% 1
East of England -2 1 £325 -10.34%
Hatfield - 1 £325 -
Derbyshire - 1 £375 -
Devon - 1 £250 -
Birmingham - 1 £375 - 1
Bristol - 1 £475 - 1
Derby - 1 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £325 -
Barnstaple - 1 £250 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £363 -

ADO.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET 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 ADO.NET.

1 60 (100.00%) C#
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET
4 40 (66.67%) SQL
5 37 (61.67%) WCF
6 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 35 (58.33%) MVC
8 31 (51.67%) Oracle
9 29 (48.33%) LINQ
9 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
10 28 (46.67%) WPF
10 28 (46.67%) VB.NET
11 23 (38.33%) HTML
11 23 (38.33%) CSS
12 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
12 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (31.67%) Unit Testing
14 19 (31.67%) ReSharper
15 18 (30.00%) Scrum
15 18 (30.00%) OO
15 18 (30.00%) Moq
15 18 (30.00%) Relational Database
16 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (28.33%) XML
16 17 (28.33%) WinForms
17 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
17 16 (26.67%) OOP
17 16 (26.67%) Client/Server

ADO.NET
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 8 (13.33%) IIS
1 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (10.00%) CMS
3 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.33%) JBoss
5 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (3.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.67%) Apache Solr
6 1 (1.67%) CICS
6 1 (1.67%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.67%) Commerce Server 2007
6 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.67%) GeoServer
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Oracle Receivables
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.00%) SSL
3 2 (3.33%) DNS
3 2 (3.33%) NetScaler
3 2 (3.33%) Skype
4 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 9 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.67%) DB2
8 1 (1.67%) DTS
8 1 (1.67%) GIS
8 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (31.67%) ReSharper
2 18 (30.00%) Moq
3 17 (28.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (23.33%) MSBuild
4 14 (23.33%) NUnit
5 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.33%) Git (software)
6 5 (8.33%) JIRA
7 4 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (6.67%) FxCop
7 4 (6.67%) StyleCop
8 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.33%) Subversion
9 1 (1.67%) CruiseControl
9 1 (1.67%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
2 8 (13.33%) Front Office
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Electronics
4 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Developer
2 33 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 23 (38.33%) C# Developer
4 20 (33.33%) WPF Developer
5 14 (23.33%) SQL Developer
5 14 (23.33%) WinForms Developer
6 13 (21.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (21.67%) Oracle Developer
7 12 (20.00%) WCF Developer
8 9 (15.00%) C# WPF Developer
9 6 (10.00%) C# WCF Developer
10 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
12 3 (5.00%) Applications Architect
12 3 (5.00%) Architect
12 3 (5.00%) BizTalk Developer
13 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (76.67%) ASP.NET
3 37 (61.67%) WCF
4 36 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (48.33%) .NET Framework
5 29 (48.33%) LINQ
6 28 (46.67%) WPF
7 23 (38.33%) CSS
7 23 (38.33%) HTML
8 22 (36.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (28.33%) WinForms
9 17 (28.33%) XML
10 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
11 15 (25.00%) Web Services
12 14 (23.33%) Caliburn.Micro
13 13 (21.67%) Entity Framework
13 13 (21.67%) JSON
14 12 (20.00%) RESTful
15 11 (18.33%) jQuery
16 10 (16.67%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Client/Server
2 9 (15.00%) Algorithms
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.67%) Contactless
3 4 (6.67%) EMV
3 4 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Windows
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.67%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (58.33%) MVC
2 21 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.67%) Unit Testing
4 18 (30.00%) OO
4 18 (30.00%) Scrum
5 16 (26.67%) OOP
6 15 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (25.00%) Prototyping
7 14 (23.33%) MVVM
8 13 (21.67%) SOA
9 11 (18.33%) Memory Management
10 10 (16.67%) Multithreading
11 7 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (11.67%) SOLID
11 7 (11.67%) TDD
12 6 (10.00%) BDD
12 6 (10.00%) Refactoring
13 5 (8.33%) Code Coverage
13 5 (8.33%) Content Management
13 5 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C#
2 40 (66.67%) SQL
3 28 (46.67%) VB.NET
4 22 (36.67%) JavaScript
5 12 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (16.67%) PL/SQL
7 9 (15.00%) VBScript
8 6 (10.00%) VB
9 4 (6.67%) VB6
10 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.67%) COBOL
11 1 (1.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Degree
2 2 (3.33%) HNC
2 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.67%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Oracle
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (15.00%) Sybase
4 4 (6.67%) Atlassian
5 3 (5.00%) Telerik
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
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