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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 544 528 507
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 13 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.025% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.10% 0.092% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
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£400 £265 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -33.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £265 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -24.28%
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
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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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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
London - 11 £425 -
South East -10 1 £338 +29.80%
South West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
ActiveX
UK

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 22 (75.86%) SQL
1 22 (75.86%) VB
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) .NET
4 17 (58.62%) PL/SQL
5 16 (55.17%) CSS
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle
6 15 (51.72%) VB6
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database
7 14 (48.28%) XML
8 13 (44.83%) IIS
8 13 (44.83%) VBScript
9 11 (37.93%) XSD
9 11 (37.93%) XSL
9 11 (37.93%) Windows
10 10 (34.48%) HTML
11 9 (31.03%) C++
11 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (27.59%) Migration
12 8 (27.59%) VBA
13 7 (24.14%) C#
13 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (20.69%) HTML5
14 6 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (20.69%) jQuery
14 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (20.69%) CSS3
14 6 (20.69%) C

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 13 (44.83%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (6.90%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 1 (3.45%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.90%) PaaS
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (13.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 1 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (3.45%) OLAP
6 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) MSBuild
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.45%) MSTest
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) French Language
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Oracle Developer
2 7 (24.14%) VB Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Developer
3 4 (13.79%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (13.79%) ASP Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) VB Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP Developer
6 1 (3.45%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Progress Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Web Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) .NET
2 16 (55.17%) CSS
3 14 (48.28%) XML
4 11 (37.93%) XSD
4 11 (37.93%) XSL
5 10 (34.48%) HTML
6 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 6 (20.69%) jQuery
6 6 (20.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (20.69%) CSS3
6 6 (20.69%) JSP
6 6 (20.69%) JavaBeans
6 6 (20.69%) Middleware
7 3 (10.34%) DHTML
8 2 (6.90%) X-Windows
8 2 (6.90%) ADO
8 2 (6.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (6.90%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Statistics
3 2 (6.90%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 6 (20.69%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Migration
3 4 (13.79%) RDF
3 4 (13.79%) Refactoring
4 3 (10.34%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) OO
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.90%) Release Management
5 2 (6.90%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.90%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Build Automation
5 2 (6.90%) Validation
5 2 (6.90%) Quality Management
5 2 (6.90%) MVC
5 2 (6.90%) Web Development
5 2 (6.90%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) SQL
1 22 (75.86%) VB
2 20 (68.97%) JavaScript
3 18 (62.07%) Java
4 17 (58.62%) PL/SQL
5 15 (51.72%) VB6
6 13 (44.83%) VBScript
7 9 (31.03%) C++
8 8 (27.59%) VBA
9 7 (24.14%) C#
10 6 (20.69%) C
10 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
11 3 (10.34%) VB.NET
11 3 (10.34%) T-SQL
12 2 (6.90%) VC++
13 1 (3.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Progress