The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 90 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 4 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.24% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.11% - 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.16%
COM
England

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 East Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
361 429 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.99% 26.91% 24.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 234 173
Average daily rate £325 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 43
Average hourly rate £22.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £25.00 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the East Midlands region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

COM
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 4
Derbyshire - - - - 7
Leicestershire - - - - 7
COM
England

COM
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) MTS
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) QA
3 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) DevOps
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) Analytics
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Google
5 1 (20.00%) MS Office
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP
5 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (20.00%) SSL

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (80.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) VB6
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Google
Leicestershire
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £51 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Midlands
Conspicuous
Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Northampton
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Derby
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 22 days ago