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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
London / City of London
Rank 142 155 187
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +32
Contract jobs citing COM 6 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.12% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.39% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Median daily rate £360 £525 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +112.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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
1033 1015 1547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.41% 31.65% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 872 858 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 £345 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +100.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) PaaS
2 5 (83.33%) IaaS
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) WCF
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 5 (83.33%) Logistics
2 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL

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 6 (100.00%) IIS
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) IaaS
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) WCF
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
1 5 (83.33%) Logistics
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Serena
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 days ago