The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 110 114 130
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Contract jobs citing COM 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.12% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.62% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £335 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -27.56%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
COM
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 483 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.70% 19.22% 19.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 293 306
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 3
Median hourly rate £36.50 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £39.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

COM
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for COM.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago