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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 563 526 436
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -90
Contract jobs citing COM 27 37 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.077% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.27% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 89
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -9.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £261 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £508 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £14.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +112.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.00%
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
14397 13957 14126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.01% 29.13% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9259 8589
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 254 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
London 0 17 £475 +2.70% 198
South East -35 4 £300 -8.42% 125
Yorkshire -1 2 £450 +71.42% 67
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 42
East of England - 1 - - 35
South West - - - - 50
West Midlands - - - - 73
North East - - - - 21
North West - - - - 96
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) .NET
3 13 (28.89%) Salesforce.com
3 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
4 11 (24.44%) C#
5 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (17.78%) HTML
6 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
6 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.78%) Project Management
7 7 (15.56%) CSS
7 7 (15.56%) MS Office
7 7 (15.56%) XML
7 7 (15.56%) SQL
7 7 (15.56%) CRM
7 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
7 7 (15.56%) Finance
7 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
8 6 (13.33%) QA
8 6 (13.33%) C++
8 6 (13.33%) Oracle
9 5 (11.11%) MVC
9 5 (11.11%) VMware
9 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
9 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
9 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (11.11%) Migration
9 5 (11.11%) Banking

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (15.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.89%) IIS
3 3 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.56%) MS Office
3 4 (8.89%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (8.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (4.44%) WebTrends
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (2.22%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Force.com
3 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) DHCP
2 2 (4.44%) HTTP
2 2 (4.44%) SSL
2 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 1 (2.22%) CTI
3 1 (2.22%) Wireless
3 1 (2.22%) Network Security
3 1 (2.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.22%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) VPN
3 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.44%) MS Access
4 1 (2.22%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.22%) DataStage
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.22%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.22%) Moq
3 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.22%) Calabash
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Marketing
4 3 (6.67%) Front Office
5 2 (4.44%) Law
5 2 (4.44%) Advertising
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.22%) Dutch Language
6 1 (2.22%) French Language
6 1 (2.22%) German Language
6 1 (2.22%) Japanese Language
6 1 (2.22%) Russian Language
6 1 (2.22%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Developer
2 7 (15.56%) Analyst
2 7 (15.56%) Consultant
3 6 (13.33%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 4 (8.89%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C++ Developer
8 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
2 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 4 (8.89%) XSLT
5 4 (8.89%) Web Services
5 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (6.67%) HTML5
6 3 (6.67%) WCF
6 3 (6.67%) Ajax
6 3 (6.67%) SOAP
6 3 (6.67%) STL
7 2 (4.44%) MFC
7 2 (4.44%) jQuery
7 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (4.44%) Silverlight
7 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.44%) Derivative
3 2 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 2 (4.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.22%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
4 1 (2.22%) User Experience
4 1 (2.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.22%) Robotics
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) CMDB
4 1 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.44%) UNIX
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Project Management
2 7 (15.56%) CRM
3 5 (11.11%) MVC
3 5 (11.11%) Migration
3 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.11%) Analytics
4 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
4 4 (8.89%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (6.67%) SOA
5 3 (6.67%) ITIL
5 3 (6.67%) Use Case
5 3 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.67%) Time Management
5 3 (6.67%) Software Architecture
6 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.44%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.44%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) C#
2 8 (17.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (15.56%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) C++
5 4 (8.89%) VBA
6 3 (6.67%) C
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VC++
8 1 (2.22%) VB6
8 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.22%) APMP
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.22%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.22%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.67%) XenApp
3 2 (4.44%) XenServer
3 2 (4.44%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.44%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
1 1 (2.22%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (28.89%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (13.33%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 3 (6.67%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) LexisNexis
6 2 (4.44%) Omniture
7 1 (2.22%) Google
7 1 (2.22%) Axway
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.22%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Apple
7 1 (2.22%) AppSense
7 1 (2.22%) Siebel
7 1 (2.22%) HP
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.22%) Reuters
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