The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
UK / England
Rank 512 540 568
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +28
Contract jobs citing COM 63 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.13% 0.048%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.46% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 54 17
Median daily rate £375 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £568 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £482
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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
13026 13752 12968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.48% 28.79% 27.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9123 9582 8672
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 236 177
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £59.33 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

COM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in England

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in England

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in England

COM
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 COM within the England region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 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 +26 36 £450 -10.89% 112
South East +26 16 £350 -10.02% 44
East of England -14 5 £450 +11.80% 18
North West +17 2 £463 - 31
West Midlands +4 2 £350 -22.22% 34
South West +4 1 - - 16
North East -7 1 £550 +83.33% 5
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COM 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 COM.

1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (60.32%) SQL Server
3 64 (50.79%) C#
4 63 (50.00%) .NET
5 61 (48.41%) MS Excel
6 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (46.03%) Salesforce.com
8 56 (44.44%) SharePoint
9 53 (42.06%) Windows
10 52 (41.27%) CRM
10 52 (41.27%) Dynamics CRM
11 51 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
11 51 (40.48%) Oracle
12 48 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 47 (37.30%) BizTalk Server
14 46 (36.51%) SAP
15 45 (35.71%) Advertising
15 45 (35.71%) Office 365
16 44 (34.92%) Infor
16 44 (34.92%) Retail
17 43 (34.13%) Data Management
17 43 (34.13%) Document Management
18 42 (33.33%) Skype for Business
18 42 (33.33%) Yammer
18 42 (33.33%) Case Management
19 35 (27.78%) MVC
20 32 (25.40%) SQL
20 32 (25.40%) Dynamics AX
21 31 (24.60%) Web Development
22 26 (20.63%) JavaScript

COM
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 56 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 47 (37.30%) BizTalk Server
3 42 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 14 (11.11%) IIS
5 7 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.79%) CMS
7 1 (0.79%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.79%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 61 (48.41%) MS Excel
2 15 (11.90%) MS Office
3 5 (3.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.59%) MS Project
6 1 (0.79%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.79%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.79%) InVision
6 1 (0.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 52 (41.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (25.40%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (3.97%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (3.97%) Unica
4 4 (3.17%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (2.38%) NetSuite
6 2 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.79%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.79%) Oracle Payables
7 1 (0.79%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 48 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (35.71%) Office 365
3 42 (33.33%) Yammer
4 6 (4.76%) IaaS
5 5 (3.97%) PaaS
6 4 (3.17%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (3.17%) Force.com
7 3 (2.38%) Veeva
8 2 (1.59%) GitHub
9 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
9 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.56%) HTTPS
2 6 (4.76%) X.509
3 4 (3.17%) HTTP
4 3 (2.38%) 802.11
4 3 (2.38%) ADSL
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (2.38%) EIGRP
4 3 (2.38%) ICMP
4 3 (2.38%) Intranet
4 3 (2.38%) IPsec
4 3 (2.38%) iSCSI
4 3 (2.38%) L2TP
4 3 (2.38%) MPLS
4 3 (2.38%) NAS
4 3 (2.38%) OSPF
4 3 (2.38%) RIP
4 3 (2.38%) SNMP
4 3 (2.38%) SSH
5 1 (0.79%) DMZ
5 1 (0.79%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (60.32%) SQL Server
2 24 (19.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (11.90%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (10.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (3.17%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.38%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.59%) Power BI
8 2 (1.59%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.79%) MS Access
9 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (6.35%) JIRA
3 3 (2.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (2.38%) Xcode
4 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.59%) JUnit
4 2 (1.59%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.79%) AccuRev
5 1 (0.79%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.79%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.79%) MorphX
5 1 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.79%) Subversion
General
1 45 (35.71%) Advertising
2 44 (34.92%) Retail
3 15 (11.90%) Finance
4 9 (7.14%) Marketing
5 4 (3.17%) Legal
6 3 (2.38%) Law
7 2 (1.59%) Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Games
7 2 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Publishing
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.79%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (48.41%) Developer
2 31 (24.60%) .NET Developer
3 26 (20.63%) Consultant
4 18 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
5 16 (12.70%) CRM Consultant
6 14 (11.11%) Architect
7 13 (10.32%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 12 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 10 (7.94%) Analyst
9 10 (7.94%) CRM Technical Consultant
9 10 (7.94%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (6.35%) CRM Architect
11 8 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM Architect
11 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (4.76%) C# Developer
12 6 (4.76%) CRM Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Dynamics AX Developer
12 6 (4.76%) Technical Leader
13 5 (3.97%) Integration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (50.00%) .NET
2 25 (19.84%) CSS
3 23 (18.25%) XML
4 20 (15.87%) HTML
5 18 (14.29%) Web Services
6 17 (13.49%) ASP.NET
7 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (10.32%) WCF
8 11 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 10 (7.94%) AngularJS
10 7 (5.56%) JSON
11 6 (4.76%) Mason
11 6 (4.76%) XML Messaging
11 6 (4.76%) XSD
12 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
12 4 (3.17%) CSS3
12 4 (3.17%) HTML5
12 4 (3.17%) Visualforce
12 4 (3.17%) XSLT
13 3 (2.38%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.84%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Life Science
3 5 (3.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.38%) User Experience
5 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.59%) Animation
5 2 (1.59%) Equities
5 2 (1.59%) iPhone
5 2 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.79%) Derivative
6 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 53 (42.06%) Windows
2 7 (5.56%) Unix
3 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.59%) FreeBSD
4 2 (1.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 1 (0.79%) Android
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (41.27%) CRM
3 51 (40.48%) Business Intelligence
4 43 (34.13%) Data Management
4 43 (34.13%) Document Management
5 42 (33.33%) Case Management
6 35 (27.78%) MVC
7 31 (24.60%) Web Development
8 26 (20.63%) Waterfall
9 25 (19.84%) SDLC
10 20 (15.87%) TDD
11 17 (13.49%) Business Analysis
12 16 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 15 (11.90%) Integration Testing
13 15 (11.90%) Scrum
13 15 (11.90%) TOGAF
13 15 (11.90%) Zachman Framework
14 12 (9.52%) Presales
15 8 (6.35%) Analytics
15 8 (6.35%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 64 (50.79%) C#
2 32 (25.40%) SQL
3 26 (20.63%) JavaScript
4 11 (8.73%) Java
5 7 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.76%) C++
7 5 (3.97%) PHP
7 5 (3.97%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.17%) Apex Code
8 4 (3.17%) C
9 3 (2.38%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.38%) XPath
10 2 (1.59%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (1.59%) VB
10 2 (1.59%) VBA
11 1 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.79%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.08%) Degree
2 6 (4.76%) CISSP
3 4 (3.17%) CISA
3 4 (3.17%) CISM
3 4 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (2.38%) CCNP
4 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PMI Certification
4 3 (2.38%) PMP
4 3 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.59%) CCDP
5 2 (1.59%) CCIE
5 2 (1.59%) CLAS
6 1 (0.79%) CBAP
6 1 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.79%) MCITP
6 1 (0.79%) MCSE
6 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (15.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (2.38%) vSphere
4 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.38%) Nessus
1 3 (2.38%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 126 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (46.03%) Salesforce.com
3 51 (40.48%) Oracle
4 46 (36.51%) SAP
5 44 (34.92%) Infor
6 5 (3.97%) Adobe
7 4 (3.17%) Cisco
7 4 (3.17%) VMware
8 3 (2.38%) BT
8 3 (2.38%) HP
8 3 (2.38%) Siebel
9 1 (0.79%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.79%) IBM
9 1 (0.79%) Informatica
9 1 (0.79%) KANA
9 1 (0.79%) NetApp
9 1 (0.79%) Pardot
9 1 (0.79%) Remedy
9 1 (0.79%) Serena
9 1 (0.79%) Sitecore
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