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 1 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 554 577 570
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -7
Contract jobs citing COM 59 40 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.078% 0.039%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 8
Median daily rate £450 £350 £544
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -35.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £223 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £528 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £575
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -45.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £9.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.78% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -
COM
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
14257 14206 13650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.07% 27.87% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10153 9683 9019
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 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 -9 25 £450 +12.50% 56
East of England +25 18 £300 -8.74% 17
South East +10 9 £350 +32.07% 28
Midlands - 3 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +2 2 - - 5
North West - 1 - - 11
West Midlands - 1 - - 19
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (61.21%) Salesforce.com
3 59 (50.86%) SAP
4 55 (47.41%) MS Excel
5 52 (44.83%) Oracle
6 47 (40.52%) CRM
7 44 (37.93%) Dynamics CRM
8 40 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (32.76%) Windows
11 34 (29.31%) Infor
12 33 (28.45%) SharePoint
12 33 (28.45%) .NET
12 33 (28.45%) C#
13 32 (27.59%) Migration
14 31 (26.72%) SQL
14 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
15 30 (25.86%) Waterfall
15 30 (25.86%) Retail
16 28 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
17 25 (21.55%) BizTalk Server
17 25 (21.55%) Data Management
17 25 (21.55%) Office 365
17 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
18 24 (20.69%) Yammer
18 24 (20.69%) Case Management
18 24 (20.69%) Skype for Business
18 24 (20.69%) Document Management
19 23 (19.83%) Marketing
20 22 (18.97%) 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 33 (28.45%) SharePoint
2 25 (21.55%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (20.69%) Skype for Business
4 9 (7.76%) CMS
5 7 (6.03%) IIS
6 4 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (2.59%) Documentum
7 3 (2.59%) Drupal
7 3 (2.59%) Joomla!
7 3 (2.59%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.59%) WebSphere
7 3 (2.59%) WordPress
8 2 (1.72%) GroupWise
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.86%) DNN
9 1 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 55 (47.41%) MS Excel
2 12 (10.34%) MS Office
3 4 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.59%) MS Project
5 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 44 (37.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (6.90%) Eloqua
2 8 (6.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.72%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.72%) Radian6
3 2 (1.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.86%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.86%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.86%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.86%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 31 (26.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (21.55%) Office 365
3 24 (20.69%) Yammer
4 15 (12.93%) Force.com
5 11 (9.48%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (8.62%) Heroku
7 5 (4.31%) SaaS
8 2 (1.72%) IaaS
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.86%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.86%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.17%) LDAP
1 6 (5.17%) VPN
2 5 (4.31%) HTTPS
3 4 (3.45%) DNS
3 4 (3.45%) HTTP
3 4 (3.45%) SSL
4 3 (2.59%) Firewall
4 3 (2.59%) Internet
5 2 (1.72%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (1.72%) Intranet
5 2 (1.72%) PBX
5 2 (1.72%) VoIP
6 1 (0.86%) BGP
6 1 (0.86%) DHCP
6 1 (0.86%) Extranet
6 1 (0.86%) LAN
6 1 (0.86%) MPLS
6 1 (0.86%) OSPF
6 1 (0.86%) RIP
6 1 (0.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 17 (14.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (12.07%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (8.62%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (4.31%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.45%) MS Access
6 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.59%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.72%) MySQL
8 2 (1.72%) PowerPivot
8 2 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.86%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.86%) Big Data
9 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.86%) HBase
9 1 (0.86%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (9.48%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.17%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.59%) ClearCase
3 3 (2.59%) ClearQuest
4 2 (1.72%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.72%) Selenium
4 2 (1.72%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.72%) SpecFlow
4 2 (1.72%) Subversion
4 2 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.86%) Ant
5 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.86%) MorphX
5 1 (0.86%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.86%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 30 (25.86%) Retail
2 23 (19.83%) Marketing
3 21 (18.10%) Finance
4 8 (6.90%) Advertising
5 7 (6.03%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.31%) German Language
6 5 (4.31%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.45%) Banking
8 2 (1.72%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.72%) Front Office
9 1 (0.86%) Automotive
9 1 (0.86%) Back Office
9 1 (0.86%) Billing
9 1 (0.86%) Electronics
9 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 32 (27.59%) Consultant
2 21 (18.10%) Architect
2 21 (18.10%) Developer
2 21 (18.10%) Technical Consultant
3 16 (13.79%) Technical Architect
4 12 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 11 (9.48%) Microsoft Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 9 (7.76%) Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
10 5 (4.31%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) ITSM Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) Migration Specialist
11 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 4 (3.45%) ServiceNow Developer
11 4 (3.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.45%) .NET
2 22 (18.97%) Web Services
3 20 (17.24%) SOAP
3 20 (17.24%) Visualforce
4 18 (15.52%) HTML
5 15 (12.93%) CSS
6 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET
6 11 (9.48%) XML
7 10 (8.62%) RESTful
8 8 (6.90%) .NET Framework
9 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.31%) Ajax
10 5 (4.31%) DCOM
10 5 (4.31%) jQuery
10 5 (4.31%) Node.js
11 4 (3.45%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.45%) HTML5
11 4 (3.45%) REST
12 3 (2.59%) WDK
12 3 (2.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.55%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (12.93%) Data Structures
3 13 (11.21%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (9.48%) Management Information System
5 9 (7.76%) Algorithms
5 9 (7.76%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.45%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.45%) CMDB
7 3 (2.59%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.59%) FMCG
8 2 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.72%) iPad
8 2 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.86%) Clustering
9 1 (0.86%) CUDA
9 1 (0.86%) Equities
9 1 (0.86%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.86%) Neural Network
9 1 (0.86%) Statistics
9 1 (0.86%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 38 (32.76%) Windows
2 9 (7.76%) Android
2 9 (7.76%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.31%) Linux
3 5 (4.31%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.72%) Unix
4 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.52%) CRM
2 39 (33.62%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (27.59%) Migration
4 30 (25.86%) Waterfall
5 28 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (21.55%) Data Management
7 24 (20.69%) Case Management
7 24 (20.69%) Document Management
8 21 (18.10%) Business Analysis
8 21 (18.10%) Data Modelling
9 19 (16.38%) Enterprise Architecture
10 17 (14.66%) Data Migration
10 17 (14.66%) Technical Architecture
11 16 (13.79%) Project Management
12 15 (12.93%) Automated Testing
12 15 (12.93%) SDLC
12 15 (12.93%) Use Case
13 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
13 13 (11.21%) Presales
14 12 (10.34%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.45%) C#
2 31 (26.72%) SQL
3 22 (18.97%) JavaScript
4 21 (18.10%) Apex Code
5 16 (13.79%) Java
6 11 (9.48%) SOQL
7 6 (5.17%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.17%) VB
8 5 (4.31%) Ruby
8 5 (4.31%) VB6
8 5 (4.31%) VBA
9 4 (3.45%) PHP
10 3 (2.59%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.59%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.72%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.86%) Clojure
12 1 (0.86%) R
12 1 (0.86%) Scala
12 1 (0.86%) VC++
12 1 (0.86%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (8.62%) Degree
2 4 (3.45%) CBAP
3 2 (1.72%) CISA
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.72%) CISM
3 2 (1.72%) CISSP
3 2 (1.72%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.86%) CCDA
4 1 (0.86%) CCIE
4 1 (0.86%) CCNA
4 1 (0.86%) CCNP
4 1 (0.86%) GSEC
4 1 (0.86%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.86%) PMP
4 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.31%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.86%) Basel III
3 1 (0.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (13.79%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.86%) Docker
4 1 (0.86%) RACF
4 1 (0.86%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.86%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.86%) Ansible
2 1 (0.86%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 71 (61.21%) Salesforce.com
3 59 (50.86%) SAP
4 52 (44.83%) Oracle
5 34 (29.31%) Infor
6 14 (12.07%) Siebel
7 8 (6.90%) Hyperion
8 7 (6.03%) ServiceNow
9 6 (5.17%) Cisco
10 4 (3.45%) Conga
10 4 (3.45%) IBM
10 4 (3.45%) Pardot
10 4 (3.45%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (3.45%) VMware
11 3 (2.59%) Dell
11 3 (2.59%) NetSuite
12 2 (1.72%) Citrix
12 2 (1.72%) Facebook
12 2 (1.72%) Informatica
12 2 (1.72%) Twitter
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