The table below looks at the statistics for COM 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 COM over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 558 518 489
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -29
Contract jobs citing COM 20 45 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.092% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.31% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 26 68
Average daily rate
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£450 £368 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £244 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £415 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £355
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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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
14236 14332 14706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.86% 29.34% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9187 9391 9144
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 254 342
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 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 +7 14 £450 +12.50% 219
South East -19 2 £300 -9.09% 106
Yorkshire +2 1 £400 +52.38% 53
East Midlands - - - - 39
North East - - - - 23
North West - - - - 77
South West - - - - 37
West Midlands - - - - 70
East of England - - - - 43
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COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing COM 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 COM.

1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Salesforce.com
2 15 (34.88%) .NET
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
3 14 (32.56%) Windows
4 13 (30.23%) C#
5 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
6 10 (23.26%) UNIX
7 9 (20.93%) ITIL
7 9 (20.93%) CRM
8 8 (18.60%) SQL
8 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
8 8 (18.60%) Finance
8 8 (18.60%) Project Management
9 7 (16.28%) IBM
9 7 (16.28%) Service Management
9 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
9 7 (16.28%) HTML
9 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
9 7 (16.28%) CSS
9 7 (16.28%) Analytics
9 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
10 6 (13.95%) WCF
10 6 (13.95%) XML
10 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
10 6 (13.95%) SOA
10 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
11 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
11 5 (11.63%) DataStage

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing COM 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 COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.63%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 2 (4.65%) Node.js
3 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 1 (2.33%) Apache
4 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (27.91%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.98%) MS Office
3 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.65%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) SaaS
2 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) VPN
1 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 2 (4.65%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) SAN
2 2 (4.65%) LDAP
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Firewall
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.63%) Spotfire
3 5 (11.63%) DataStage
4 2 (4.65%) MS Access
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.65%) Redis
4 2 (4.65%) Big Data
4 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.33%) NUnit
2 1 (2.33%) Maven
2 1 (2.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.33%) Gradle
2 1 (2.33%) JUnit
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (9.30%) Banking
3 4 (9.30%) Retail
3 4 (9.30%) Japanese Language
4 3 (6.98%) Back Office
4 3 (6.98%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.98%) Marketing
5 2 (4.65%) Front Office
6 1 (2.33%) Law
6 1 (2.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.33%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.33%) French Language
6 1 (2.33%) German Language
6 1 (2.33%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.33%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Developer
2 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 7 (16.28%) Consultant
4 6 (13.95%) Applications Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Service Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Development Project Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Development Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) .NET Developer
8 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
2 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 6 (13.95%) WCF
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) XML
4 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
5 4 (9.30%) Web Services
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (9.30%) Ajax
6 3 (6.98%) J2EE
7 2 (4.65%) MFC
7 2 (4.65%) XSLT
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (4.65%) SOAP
7 2 (4.65%) STL
7 2 (4.65%) WPF
7 2 (4.65%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.65%) jQuery
7 2 (4.65%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.65%) Fixed Income
1 2 (4.65%) N-Tier
1 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
1 2 (4.65%) CMDB
1 2 (4.65%) Wiki
2 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.33%) Replication
2 1 (2.33%) Economics
2 1 (2.33%) Derivative
2 1 (2.33%) Robotics
2 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) UNIX
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
4 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) ITIL
1 9 (20.93%) CRM
2 8 (18.60%) Project Management
3 7 (16.28%) Service Management
3 7 (16.28%) PRINCE2
3 7 (16.28%) Analytics
4 6 (13.95%) Service Delivery
4 6 (13.95%) SOA
5 5 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (9.30%) MVC
6 4 (9.30%) Migration
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Business Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Web Analytics
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.65%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) C#
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.63%) VB
5 4 (9.30%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) C
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) VBA
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) MCITP
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.33%) APMP
3 1 (2.33%) CCNA
3 1 (2.33%) ISEB
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) GxP
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.65%) XenApp
3 1 (2.33%) XenServer
3 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.33%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (34.88%) Salesforce.com
3 14 (32.56%) Oracle
4 7 (16.28%) IBM
5 5 (11.63%) Axway
6 4 (9.30%) VMware
6 4 (9.30%) TIBCO
7 3 (6.98%) HP
8 2 (4.65%) Citrix
8 2 (4.65%) BMC
8 2 (4.65%) Omniture
8 2 (4.65%) Yahoo!
8 2 (4.65%) Remedy
8 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
9 1 (2.33%) Meru Networks
9 1 (2.33%) LexisNexis
9 1 (2.33%) Veritas
9 1 (2.33%) Apple
9 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
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