The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 579 552 533
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -19
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 10 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.017% 0.022%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.073% 0.060% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 2
Average daily rate
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£413 £260 £326
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.65% -20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £296 £243 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £305 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £260 £303
% change year-on-year
+29.80% -14.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
13648 13265 12974
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.00% 28.04% 28.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9481 8696 8251
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 271 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.84 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.42% -1.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.05 £15.75 £16.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ActiveX across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the England region over the 3 months to 18 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
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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
London +31 9 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands - - - -
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
ActiveX
UK

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 23 (74.19%) SQL
1 23 (74.19%) VB
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Java
3 18 (58.06%) .NET
4 17 (54.84%) PL/SQL
4 17 (54.84%) VB6
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle
5 16 (51.61%) CSS
5 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
6 14 (45.16%) XML
7 11 (35.48%) VBScript
7 11 (35.48%) IIS
7 11 (35.48%) HTML
8 10 (32.26%) XSD
8 10 (32.26%) XSL
9 9 (29.03%) C++
10 8 (25.81%) Migration
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (25.81%) Windows
11 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
11 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
11 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
11 7 (22.58%) jQuery
11 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (19.35%) HTML5
12 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (19.35%) CSS3
12 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
12 6 (19.35%) Middleware

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (35.48%) IIS
2 6 (19.35%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (6.45%) OpenEdge
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.45%) PaaS
2 1 (3.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.23%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle Database
2 7 (22.58%) Oracle Reports
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (16.13%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
6 1 (3.23%) DTS
6 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (9.68%) JUnit
2 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) WebSpeed
4 1 (3.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (3.23%) Toad
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.23%) Advertising
1 1 (3.23%) Marketing
1 1 (3.23%) French Language
Job Titles
1 30 (96.77%) Developer
2 9 (29.03%) VB Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (19.35%) VB6 Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Programmer
5 4 (12.90%) ASP Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Oracle Developer
5 4 (12.90%) VB Programmer
6 3 (9.68%) Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Programmer
7 2 (6.45%) VB Software Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Progress Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
3 14 (45.16%) XML
4 11 (35.48%) HTML
5 10 (32.26%) XSD
5 10 (32.26%) XSL
6 7 (22.58%) jQuery
7 6 (19.35%) HTML5
7 6 (19.35%) CSS3
7 6 (19.35%) Middleware
7 6 (19.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (19.35%) JSP
7 6 (19.35%) JavaBeans
8 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.45%) DCOM
8 2 (6.45%) DHTML
8 2 (6.45%) OCX
8 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.90%) Statistics
3 2 (6.45%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Migration
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.90%) RDF
2 4 (12.90%) OO
2 4 (12.90%) Refactoring
3 3 (9.68%) Time Management
4 2 (6.45%) UML
4 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (6.45%) Web Development
4 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.45%) Validation
4 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Integration Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) SQL
1 23 (74.19%) VB
2 20 (64.52%) JavaScript
3 18 (58.06%) Java
4 17 (54.84%) PL/SQL
4 17 (54.84%) VB6
5 11 (35.48%) VBScript
6 9 (29.03%) C++
7 7 (22.58%) VB.NET
8 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
8 6 (19.35%) VBA
8 6 (19.35%) C
9 5 (16.13%) C#
10 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
10 2 (6.45%) VC++
10 2 (6.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Progress
3 1 (3.23%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase