The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 134 117
Rank change year-on-year +15 -17  
Contract jobs citing ADO.NET 2 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.098% 0.066% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.26% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £275 - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £330
% change year-on-year +6.66% +13.63%  
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 494 759 551
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.32% 25.21% 22.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 488 358
Median daily rate £375 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 11
Median hourly rate £31.00 £36.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.06% +53.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £39.55
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 in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

ADO.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ADO.NET in the West Midlands

ADO.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ADO.NET in the West Midlands

ADO.NET
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 £275 -
ADO.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ADO.NET.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
3 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (33.33%) VB6
3 1 (33.33%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008

ADO.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) UI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) WinForms
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 1 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) F#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Telerik