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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 171 198 202
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +4
Contract jobs citing COM 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.029% 0.19% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.082% 0.61% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £233 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+104.30% -51.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM
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
1222 1651 1759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.29% 30.58% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1033 1353 1295
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.77 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +10.77%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 15 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for COM.

1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Project Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) InfoPath
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Records Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow Development
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago