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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 113 110 125
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Contract jobs citing COM 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.26% 0.041% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.21% 0.21% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £456
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -30.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -
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
496 473 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.32% 19.34% 21.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 301 269
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 5
Median hourly rate £16.06 £30.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% +46.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £18.00 £18.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading 0 4 £375 - 2
Newbury - 1 - -
COM
South East

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) DCOM
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) IIS
4 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) HTTP
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (33.33%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) WordPress
4 3 (33.33%) Joomla!
4 3 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) VB6
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) RDBMS

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 (33.33%) Drupal
1 3 (33.33%) IIS
1 3 (33.33%) Joomla!
1 3 (33.33%) WordPress
2 2 (22.22%) GroupWise
3 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) German Language
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Escalation Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) CRM Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) DCOM
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Business Development
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (11.11%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 3 (33.33%) VB6
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Siebel