The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 136 121 138
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing COM 1 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.035% 0.21% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.73% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £375 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £469 £375 £378
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
843 687 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.39% 29.26% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 382 411
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £213 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 47 63
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.63 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.67% -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £22.66 £27.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
COM
England

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

COM
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 11 July 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
Cambridgeshire -9 1 - - 9
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Suffolk - - - - 9
Bedfordshire - - - - 6
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Back Office
2 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SCOM
3 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) AquaLogic
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (40.00%) IIS
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (40.00%) AquaLogic
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intranet
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
General
1 3 (60.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Development Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Development Project Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) WCF
3 2 (40.00%) WebCenter
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) XML
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) SOA
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) VB
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) C
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) BEA
2 2 (40.00%) Plumtree
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Suffolk
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £450 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago