The table below looks at the statistics for COM 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 COM over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 196 217 193
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing COM 3 10 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.14% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 25
Average daily rate
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£519 £413 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.68% -15.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £383 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £478 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £328 £343
% change year-on-year
+22.10% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.75
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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
1752 2124 2130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.76% 29.50% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1610 1631
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £31.49 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.92% -6.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COM
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 COM across the City of London region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (33.33%) Derivative
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) User Stories
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience
3 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Asset Management

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Front Office
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Architect
2 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Derivative
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (16.67%) Economics
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Fund Management
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
1 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
1 1 (16.67%) User Stories
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
1 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
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