The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dartford - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £14.50
COM
Kent

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 Dartford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dartford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dartford 100.00% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%