The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.082% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£210 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
COM
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
334 196 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.42% 17.69% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 77 49
Average daily rate £400 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

COM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) WinRT
1 1 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
1 1 (100.00%) GoogleTest
1 1 (100.00%) CMake
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) STL
1 1 (100.00%) POSIX
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (100.00%) WinRT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Google
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago