Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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 ADO.NET
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 837 827 782
Rank change year-on-year -10 -45 -10
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 59 59 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.056% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.18% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 32 66
UK median daily rate £375 £315 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -18.45% +8.04%
10th Percentile £339 £231 £303
90th Percentile £491 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £315 £350
% change year-on-year +19.05% -10.00% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 32931 31938 32467
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 31.95% 30.42% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 23241 22116 22267
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 375 372 557
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +8.70%
10th Percentile £18.60 £14.44 £15.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.80 £54.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +10.74%

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO.NET in the UK

ADO.NET
Top 11 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 24 November 2017. 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 -6 55 £375 +19.05% 8
UK excluding London +41 53 £375 +19.05% 8
South East +22 30 £375 +57.89% 3
South West 0 9 £350 +12.00%
North of England +52 7 £438 +38.89% 5
North West +34 6 £500 +53.85% 3
London -18 5 £350 -21.35%
Scotland +1 3 £385 +133.33%
East of England -1 3 £375 -
North East +63 1 £375 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (83.05%) C#
3 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
4 43 (72.88%) ASP.NET
5 39 (66.10%) SQL
6 35 (59.32%) MVC
7 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
8 30 (50.85%) Oracle
8 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
9 29 (49.15%) .NET Framework
10 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET Web API
11 25 (42.37%) WCF
12 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (37.29%) Web Services
14 21 (35.59%) CSS
14 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
15 20 (33.90%) Unit Testing
15 20 (33.90%) VB.NET
16 19 (32.20%) LINQ
16 19 (32.20%) HTML
17 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
17 18 (30.51%) ReSharper
17 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
18 17 (28.81%) Entity Framework
18 17 (28.81%) XML
19 16 (27.12%) Scrum
20 15 (25.42%) TDD
20 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
21 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
21 13 (22.03%) Moq

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 4 (6.78%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.39%) PegaRULES
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (3.39%) IaaS
2 2 (3.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) CTI
1 2 (3.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (76.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (18.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (13.56%) RDBMS
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (11.86%) MySQL
4 7 (11.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (10.17%) Datazen
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 6 (10.17%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
6 3 (5.08%) Redis
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (3.39%) Power BI
8 1 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.69%) Big Data
8 1 (1.69%) HBase
8 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (30.51%) ReSharper
1 18 (30.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (25.42%) MSBuild
3 13 (22.03%) Moq
3 13 (22.03%) NUnit
3 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.86%) Git (software)
5 6 (10.17%) FxCop
6 5 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (8.47%) JIRA
7 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
7 3 (5.08%) StyleCop
7 3 (5.08%) T4 Templates
8 2 (3.39%) Bitbucket
8 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.39%) SonarQube
8 2 (3.39%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.39%) Subversion
9 1 (1.69%) Toad
9 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
1 8 (13.56%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Law
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 54 (91.53%) Developer
2 40 (67.80%) .NET Developer
3 20 (33.90%) C# Developer
4 15 (25.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (15.25%) .NET Web Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Full Stack Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Full Stack Web Developer
5 9 (15.25%) SQL Developer
5 9 (15.25%) Web Developer
6 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 5 (8.47%) C# WCF Developer
8 5 (8.47%) C# WPF Developer
8 5 (8.47%) WCF Developer
8 5 (8.47%) WPF Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Oracle Developer
9 4 (6.78%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (6.78%) WinForms Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Senior Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (72.88%) ASP.NET
3 29 (49.15%) .NET Framework
4 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET Web API
5 25 (42.37%) WCF
6 22 (37.29%) Web Services
7 21 (35.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (35.59%) CSS
8 19 (32.20%) HTML
8 19 (32.20%) LINQ
9 17 (28.81%) Entity Framework
9 17 (28.81%) XML
10 13 (22.03%) AngularJS
11 12 (20.34%) WinForms
11 12 (20.34%) WPF
12 10 (16.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 10 (16.95%) Caliburn.Micro
12 10 (16.95%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
13 9 (15.25%) Classic ASP
13 9 (15.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Client/Server
1 12 (20.34%) N-Tier
2 8 (13.56%) Virtual Team
3 5 (8.47%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (5.08%) Credit Risk
4 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
4 3 (5.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.39%) Clustering
5 2 (3.39%) DataPower
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Blog
6 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.69%) Android
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) MVC
2 31 (52.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.98%) Continuous Integration
4 20 (33.90%) Unit Testing
5 16 (27.12%) Scrum
6 15 (25.42%) TDD
7 12 (20.34%) Refactoring
8 10 (16.95%) MVVM
8 10 (16.95%) Prototyping
8 10 (16.95%) Web Development
9 8 (13.56%) SOA
10 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (11.86%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.86%) OO
11 6 (10.17%) OOP
11 6 (10.17%) Open Source
12 5 (8.47%) BDD
12 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
13 4 (6.78%) SOLID
13 4 (6.78%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 49 (83.05%) C#
2 39 (66.10%) SQL
3 20 (33.90%) VB.NET
4 18 (30.51%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.17%) C++
6 4 (6.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.78%) XPath
7 3 (5.08%) VBScript
8 2 (3.39%) VB
8 2 (3.39%) XAML
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) Java
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PHP
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.69%) Python
9 1 (1.69%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) MCSD
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) BladeLogic
1 2 (3.39%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 30 (50.85%) Microsoft
1 30 (50.85%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) Sybase
3 3 (5.08%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.39%) Avaya
4 2 (3.39%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Pega
5 1 (1.69%) Remedy
5 1 (1.69%) Xamarin