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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 187 198 177
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing COM 5 3 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.092% 0.050% 0.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.17% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 27
Average daily rate
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£488 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £375 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £375 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £22.00
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
1603 1783 1845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.54% 29.83% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1295 1377 1455
Average daily rate £425 £438 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £315 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 27
Average hourly rate £19.72 - £41.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.64 - £32.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 - £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

COM Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (28.57%) Law
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) MS Office
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
4 1 (14.29%) Tableau
4 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Spotfire
3 1 (14.29%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Law
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) MDX
1 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 1 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) R
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Solvency II
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Tableau
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Business Objects
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) SAP
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Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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City of London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
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Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Venn Group
Rate: £180 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Rate: £325 - £475 per day + Dependant on XP
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
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Rate: £36 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago