The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 63 56
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.48% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +23.61%
COM
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
217 208 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 24.77% 23.85% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 162 98
Average daily rate £375 £335 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £50.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Bristol
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago