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 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 72 51
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.11% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.38% 2.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £250 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £344
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +20.00%
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
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
208 262 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 23.50% 28.70% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 212 81
Average daily rate £375 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £237 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 13 days ago