The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 124 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% - 0.068%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£425 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +155.31%
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
501 606 585
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.35% 23.09% 19.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 349 223
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.00 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 £425 - 13
Slough - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 3
COM
South East

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture