The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 Dorset - - -
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
South West

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 Dorset region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33 58 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 16.58% 25.66% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 28
Average daily rate £375 £275 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -33.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £385 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Dorset region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Dorset
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £200 - £300 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Poole
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago