The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 620 612 574
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -38
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 10 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.006% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.068% 0.021% 0.075%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 4
Median daily rate £413 £456 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.58% +68.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £421 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £491 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £456 £270
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +68.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50
ActiveX
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14722 14473 13373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.49% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10390 9929 8794
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 191
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ActiveX as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in England

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in England

ActiveX
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActiveX across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

ActiveX Daily Rate Histogram in England

ActiveX
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ActiveX Hourly Rate Trend in England

ActiveX
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 5 £450 -
South East 0 4 £413 -
North East - 1 £308 -
ActiveX
UK

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ActiveX.

1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 10 (66.67%) VBScript
3 10 (66.67%) VB
4 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (46.67%) XSL
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) VB6
8 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (26.67%) Change Management
8 4 (26.67%) CMS
8 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
8 4 (26.67%) CSS
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) IIS
8 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
8 4 (26.67%) XSLT
8 4 (26.67%) XSD
8 4 (26.67%) OO
9 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (20.00%) ITIL
9 3 (20.00%) C#
9 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET
9 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle
9 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
9 3 (20.00%) Relational Database

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) CMS
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Architect
2 4 (26.67%) Software Architect
3 3 (20.00%) .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
4 2 (13.33%) XML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) XML XSLT Developer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) XML
3 7 (46.67%) XSL
4 6 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) XSD
5 4 (26.67%) XSLT
6 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Change Management
1 4 (26.67%) Multithreading
1 4 (26.67%) OO
2 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) VB
1 10 (66.67%) VBScript
2 8 (53.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) VB6
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
5 3 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix