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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 205 - 200
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £303
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ActiveX
London

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
1672 2041 1852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.60% 29.88% 30.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1346 1550 1444
Average daily rate £425 £425 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 24
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.60 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £77.50 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActiveX across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (25.00%) Statistics
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (25.00%) French Language
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (25.00%) RDF
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaBeans
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (25.00%) JSP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) XSD
3 1 (25.00%) XSL
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Statistics
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (25.00%) RDF
1 1 (25.00%) Time Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) VBScript
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) VMware