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 26 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 ADO.NET
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 572 619 589
Rank change year-on-year +47 -30  
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 35 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.060% 0.093%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.21% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 28
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £585 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £335 £330
% change year-on-year +19.40% +1.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 15051 15100 15398
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.01% 28.45% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 10395 10636 10284
Median daily rate £425 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 180 213
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 26 June 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 30 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 26 June 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 +39 30 £400 - 12
South East +36 14 £400 -15.78% 1
Hampshire - 11 £400 - 1
London -10 5 £475 -5.00% 2
Eastleigh - 5 £400 -
Portsmouth - 4 £275 - 1
Scotland +30 3 £385 -
Edinburgh - 3 £385 -
South West - 3 £475 -
West Midlands +23 2 £275 - 1
East of England -4 2 £375 +7.14% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £400 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £375 - 3
County Antrim - 2 £400 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Belfast - 2 £400 -
Bristol - 2 £475 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
North West +23 1 £500 - 4
Cheshire - 1 £500 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £425 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £375 -
Telford - 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £275 -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (91.55%) C#
3 52 (73.24%) SQL Server
4 44 (61.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (59.15%) WCF
5 42 (59.15%) SQL
5 42 (59.15%) ASP.NET
6 40 (56.34%) MVC
7 34 (47.89%) .NET Framework
8 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (46.48%) Oracle
9 30 (42.25%) WPF
10 28 (39.44%) VB.NET
11 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
12 25 (35.21%) CSS
13 23 (32.39%) Entity Framework
14 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
15 20 (28.17%) Web Services
15 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
15 20 (28.17%) WinForms
16 19 (26.76%) LINQ
16 19 (26.76%) ReSharper
16 19 (26.76%) RESTful
17 18 (25.35%) JSON
17 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
18 17 (23.94%) OO
18 17 (23.94%) Moq
19 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (22.54%) MSBuild

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 11 (15.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.86%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (7.04%) IIS
4 1 (1.41%) GeoServer
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) IaaS
3 2 (2.82%) PaaS
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) Skype
2 1 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (1.41%) Intranet
2 1 (1.41%) NetScaler
2 1 (1.41%) SSL
2 1 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (73.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.90%) Relational Database
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.82%) Redis
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.41%) Big Data
8 1 (1.41%) GIS
8 1 (1.41%) OLAP
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.41%) Power BI
8 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (30.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (26.76%) ReSharper
3 17 (23.94%) Moq
4 16 (22.54%) MSBuild
4 16 (22.54%) NUnit
5 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
5 6 (8.45%) Subversion
6 5 (7.04%) TeamCity
6 5 (7.04%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.23%) FxCop
7 3 (4.23%) Oracle Forms
7 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.82%) JIRA
8 2 (2.82%) StyleCop
9 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.41%) MSTest
9 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.41%) Toad
9 1 (1.41%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 15 (21.13%) Finance
2 12 (16.90%) Banking
3 10 (14.08%) Front Office
4 2 (2.82%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 46 (64.79%) .NET Developer
3 27 (38.03%) C# Developer
4 21 (29.58%) WPF Developer
5 16 (22.54%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (21.13%) WinForms Developer
7 14 (19.72%) SQL Developer
8 13 (18.31%) Oracle Developer
9 11 (15.49%) WCF Developer
10 9 (12.68%) C# WPF Developer
11 7 (9.86%) Senior Developer
12 6 (8.45%) .NET Software Developer
12 6 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (8.45%) Software Developer
13 5 (7.04%) C# Software Developer
13 5 (7.04%) C# WCF Developer
13 5 (7.04%) SharePoint Developer
14 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Developer
14 4 (5.63%) Senior C# Software Developer
14 4 (5.63%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (61.97%) ASP.NET Web API
3 42 (59.15%) ASP.NET
3 42 (59.15%) WCF
4 34 (47.89%) .NET Framework
5 30 (42.25%) WPF
6 25 (35.21%) CSS
7 23 (32.39%) Entity Framework
8 22 (30.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (28.17%) Web Services
9 20 (28.17%) WinForms
10 19 (26.76%) LINQ
10 19 (26.76%) RESTful
11 18 (25.35%) JSON
11 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
12 16 (22.54%) HTML
13 15 (21.13%) Caliburn.Micro
14 14 (19.72%) WF
15 13 (18.31%) XML
16 10 (14.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.13%) Client/Server
2 11 (15.49%) Algorithms
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.04%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.63%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.41%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.41%) Photography
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.41%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (56.34%) MVC
2 33 (46.48%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (36.62%) Unit Testing
4 17 (23.94%) OO
5 16 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (22.54%) Scrum
5 16 (22.54%) SOA
6 15 (21.13%) MVVM
6 15 (21.13%) Prototyping
7 13 (18.31%) Multithreading
7 13 (18.31%) OOP
8 11 (15.49%) Memory Management
9 5 (7.04%) Refactoring
9 5 (7.04%) SDLC
10 4 (5.63%) Microservices
10 4 (5.63%) Use Case
11 3 (4.23%) SOLID
11 3 (4.23%) TDD
11 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 65 (91.55%) C#
2 42 (59.15%) SQL
3 28 (39.44%) VB.NET
4 20 (28.17%) JavaScript
5 12 (16.90%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.86%) VB
7 6 (8.45%) T-SQL
8 3 (4.23%) F#
8 3 (4.23%) VB6
8 3 (4.23%) VBScript
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) XMLA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (2.82%) HNC
1 2 (2.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.41%) Degree
2 1 (1.41%) MCP
2 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (2.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (46.48%) Oracle
2 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
3 11 (15.49%) Sybase
4 3 (4.23%) Telerik
5 2 (2.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.41%) Avaya
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