The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft ActiveX
London / City of London
Rank - - 185
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 - £338
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1074 973 1538
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.42% 32.12% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 813 1245
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ActiveX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ActiveX across the City of London region.

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in the City of London