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 20 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 564 545 543
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 15 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.014% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.049% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Average daily rate
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£270 £490 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.89% +30.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £490 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £490 £325
% change year-on-year
-44.89% +50.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
13987 14142 14723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.94% 29.13% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9035 9265 9178
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 238 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £22.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.80 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
South East - 4 £270 - 1
South West - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
ActiveX
UK

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 14 (66.67%) VB6
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) VB
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 7 (33.33%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) Java
6 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (23.81%) IIS
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
6 5 (23.81%) DCOM
6 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
6 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
6 5 (23.81%) VBScript
6 5 (23.81%) C#
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) XSD
7 4 (19.05%) XSL
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle
7 4 (19.05%) DTS
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (19.05%) OCX
7 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
7 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
8 3 (14.29%) DAO
8 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
2 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.52%) OpenEdge
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) LDAP
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (19.05%) Oracle Database
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (19.05%) DTS
4 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (4.76%) SAP BW
5 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
1 2 (9.52%) WebSpeed
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) MSTest
2 1 (4.76%) JUnit
2 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
2 1 (4.76%) Toad
2 1 (4.76%) ClearQuest
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Marketing
1 1 (4.76%) French Language
Job Titles
1 19 (90.48%) Developer
2 8 (38.10%) VB Developer
3 6 (28.57%) VB6 Developer
4 3 (14.29%) ASP Developer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) VB Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Progress Developer
5 2 (9.52%) VB Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Programmer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) XML
3 5 (23.81%) DCOM
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) XSD
4 4 (19.05%) XSL
4 4 (19.05%) OCX
5 3 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (14.29%) DAO
6 2 (9.52%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) ISAPI
6 2 (9.52%) OLE
6 2 (9.52%) ODBC
6 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
6 2 (9.52%) J2EE
6 2 (9.52%) MFC
7 1 (4.76%) ADO
7 1 (4.76%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.76%) Handset
1 1 (4.76%) Animation
1 1 (4.76%) iPhone
1 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (4.76%) Android
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) OO
1 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) MVC
3 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
3 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) SQL
1 14 (66.67%) VB
1 14 (66.67%) VB6
2 9 (42.86%) VB.NET
3 8 (38.10%) JavaScript
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) PL/SQL
5 5 (23.81%) T-SQL
5 5 (23.81%) VBScript
6 2 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (9.52%) VC++
6 2 (9.52%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.76%) VBA
7 1 (4.76%) C
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
2 2 (9.52%) Progress
3 1 (4.76%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Sybase
3 1 (4.76%) SAP
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