The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.31% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £482
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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
192 134 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.91% 21.17% 19.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 88 76
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £11.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.40%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham 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 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

COM Daily Rate Histogram 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

COM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Architect
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft