The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 44 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.77% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £505 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
COM
Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
106 107 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.11% 29.64% 40.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 79 91
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) Force.com
1 3 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SOQL
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Force.com
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (33.33%) Electronics
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) RESTful
1 3 (100.00%) SOAP
1 3 (100.00%) Visualforce
1 3 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Apex Code
1 3 (100.00%) SOQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Siebel
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