The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
COM
West Midlands

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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
210 161 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.49% 26.22% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 109 70
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £17.00 £36.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.42% -1.35%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £605 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 25 days ago