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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 120 128
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.19% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
474 537 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.77% 21.00% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 355 260
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 £265 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £510 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 13 4
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.77% +89.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) IIS
4 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 3 (37.50%) DCOM
4 3 (37.50%) CSS
4 3 (37.50%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 3 (37.50%) PHP
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) HTTP
4 3 (37.50%) Internet
4 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) WordPress
4 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
4 3 (37.50%) Drupal
4 3 (37.50%) VB6
4 3 (37.50%) Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Node.js

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Drupal
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) Joomla!
1 3 (37.50%) WordPress
2 2 (25.00%) GroupWise
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) HTTP
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Marketing
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
1 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
1 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (37.50%) CSS
1 3 (37.50%) DCOM
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
1 3 (37.50%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (37.50%) PHP
2 3 (37.50%) VB
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) VB6
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Dell