The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 92 85
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.067% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.31% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
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
270 325 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.19% 21.68% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 190 196
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £477 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Median hourly rate £52.00 £40.38 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.77% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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