Period
to 21 July 2018

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 6 months to 21 July 2018 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 ADO.NET
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 780 812
Rank change year-on-year -57 +32 -49
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 54 78 100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.081% 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 52 56
UK median daily rate £400 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.24% +16.55%
10th Percentile £326 £263 £274
90th Percentile £563 £483 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
UK median hourly rate £19.50 - £60.62
10th Percentile £19.25 - £26.74
90th Percentile £19.75 - £63.92
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £60.62

ADO.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 35,314 30,930 31,612
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.90% 32.23% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,864 21,374 22,072
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £318 £306 £290
90th Percentile £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 372 382 404
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £40.38 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.54% +7.68% +2.74%
10th Percentile £15.02 £15.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £53.75 £52.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% +1.35%

ADO.NET
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ADO.NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 21 July 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ADO.NET.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Top 14 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 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -49 42 £395 +5.33% 17
UK excluding London -46 40 £395 +5.33% 15
London -39 14 £538 -6.52% 2
North of England -7 12 £375 -14.29% 2
South East -37 10 £400 +1.91% 2
North West -6 9 £383 -12.57% 2
Northern Ireland +14 7 £431 +7.75%
South West -1 4 £431 +4.55% 6
Scotland -37 3 £375 -2.60%
Yorkshire - 3 £375 -
Wales -9 2 - -
Midlands -12 2 £325 -10.34% 3
East Midlands +3 1 £325 -11.86% 2
West Midlands -28 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ADO.NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ADO.NET.

1 54 (100.00%) C#
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
3 32 (59.26%) WCF
4 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
4 31 (57.41%) SQL
5 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (44.44%) MVC
6 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 24 (44.44%) Web Services
7 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
8 21 (38.89%) JSON
8 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
9 19 (35.19%) XML
9 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
10 18 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
11 17 (31.48%) jQuery
11 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
11 17 (31.48%) Oracle
12 16 (29.63%) CSS
12 16 (29.63%) HTML
13 15 (27.78%) WPF
14 14 (25.93%) LINQ
14 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
15 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (24.07%) Scrum
16 11 (20.37%) Finance
16 11 (20.37%) Test Automation

ADO.NET
Co-occurring 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 7 (12.96%) IIS
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (9.26%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (9.26%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) PegaRULES
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.26%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (9.26%) SaaS
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (7.41%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (3.70%) Boomi
4 2 (3.70%) iPaaS
5 1 (1.85%) OpenShift
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) SMS
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (70.37%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.93%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
5 6 (11.11%) RDBMS
6 5 (9.26%) MySQL
7 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
2 18 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.81%) JIRA
4 7 (12.96%) MSBuild
4 7 (12.96%) NUnit
5 6 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 6 (11.11%) SonarQube
6 5 (9.26%) eggPlant
6 5 (9.26%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.41%) Moq
8 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (3.70%) ReSharper
10 1 (1.85%) FxCop
10 1 (1.85%) MSTest
10 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (1.85%) T4 Templates
10 1 (1.85%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (20.37%) Finance
2 7 (12.96%) Banking
3 6 (11.11%) Front Office
4 5 (9.26%) Games
5 4 (7.41%) Advertising
6 3 (5.56%) Law
6 3 (5.56%) Legal
7 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (79.63%) Developer
2 29 (53.70%) .NET Developer
3 24 (44.44%) C# Developer
4 19 (35.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 7 (12.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (9.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Azure Consultant
10 4 (7.41%) Consultant
10 4 (7.41%) Digital Developer
10 4 (7.41%) Digital Transformation
10 4 (7.41%) Microsoft Developer
11 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 3 (5.56%) CRM Developer
11 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
12 2 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
12 2 (3.70%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (59.26%) WCF
3 31 (57.41%) .NET Framework
4 24 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 24 (44.44%) Web Services
5 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (38.89%) JSON
6 19 (35.19%) XML
7 17 (31.48%) jQuery
8 16 (29.63%) CSS
8 16 (29.63%) HTML
9 15 (27.78%) WPF
10 14 (25.93%) LINQ
11 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET MVC
12 10 (18.52%) HTML5
12 10 (18.52%) REST
12 10 (18.52%) WF
13 8 (14.81%) Entity Framework
13 8 (14.81%) WinForms
13 8 (14.81%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Algorithms
2 5 (9.26%) Clustering
3 3 (5.56%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.85%) DataPower
5 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) MVC
3 17 (31.48%) Multithreading
4 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (24.07%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) Test Automation
5 11 (20.37%) Unit Testing
6 10 (18.52%) SOA
7 8 (14.81%) Data Management
7 8 (14.81%) OO
8 7 (12.96%) BDD
8 7 (12.96%) Memory Management
8 7 (12.96%) OOP
8 7 (12.96%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
9 6 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
9 6 (11.11%) DevOps
9 6 (11.11%) User Stories
9 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C#
2 31 (57.41%) SQL
3 19 (35.19%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.96%) PL/SQL
5 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.26%) XAML
6 5 (9.26%) XPath
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.56%) Python
9 2 (3.70%) C++
9 2 (3.70%) VB
10 1 (1.85%) C
10 1 (1.85%) Java
10 1 (1.85%) VBScript
10 1 (1.85%) VC++
10 1 (1.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.85%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.85%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.85%) MCSD
2 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) BladeLogic
1 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 22 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Oracle
3 7 (12.96%) Sybase
4 5 (9.26%) Atlassian
4 5 (9.26%) Google
5 4 (7.41%) Infragistics
6 3 (5.56%) Telerik
7 2 (3.70%) Capita
7 2 (3.70%) Informatica
7 2 (3.70%) MuleSoft
7 2 (3.70%) Okta
7 2 (3.70%) SnapLogic
8 1 (1.85%) CA
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.85%) TIBCO