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 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 575 609 585
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -24
Contract jobs citing COM 44 22 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.042% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.15% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 20
Median daily rate £450 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £145 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £530 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
15488 14952 14282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.05% 28.75% 27.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10780 10420 9423
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 269 160
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £17.50 £17.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 26 September 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
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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 +1 20 £475 +5.55% 75
South East +21 8 £363 +150.17% 36
Yorkshire +12 5 £325 - 17
Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
East of England - 4 £313 - 9
North West +15 1 - - 23
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 31
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COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 97 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (64.95%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (57.73%) SAP
4 55 (56.70%) Oracle
4 55 (56.70%) MS Excel
5 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
6 40 (41.24%) CRM
7 39 (40.21%) Infor
8 38 (39.18%) Dynamics CRM
9 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (37.11%) SharePoint
10 35 (36.08%) Windows
10 35 (36.08%) C#
10 35 (36.08%) Retail
10 35 (36.08%) Microsoft Azure
11 34 (35.05%) .NET
12 33 (34.02%) Office 365
13 32 (32.99%) Business Intelligence
13 32 (32.99%) Data Management
14 31 (31.96%) Document Management
14 31 (31.96%) BizTalk Server
14 31 (31.96%) Skype for Business
14 31 (31.96%) Yammer
14 31 (31.96%) Case Management
15 26 (26.80%) Waterfall
16 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
16 24 (24.74%) SQL
17 19 (19.59%) Enterprise Architecture
17 19 (19.59%) Marketing
17 19 (19.59%) SDLC

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 36 (37.11%) SharePoint
2 31 (31.96%) BizTalk Server
2 31 (31.96%) Skype for Business
3 8 (8.25%) IIS
4 3 (3.09%) CMS
4 3 (3.09%) Documentum
4 3 (3.09%) Drupal
4 3 (3.09%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.09%) WordPress
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.03%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 55 (56.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.34%) MS Office
3 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.03%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (39.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.25%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (8.25%) Eloqua
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.06%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.06%) Radian6
3 2 (2.06%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.03%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (36.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (34.02%) Office 365
3 31 (31.96%) Yammer
4 9 (9.28%) Force.com
5 5 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (2.06%) Heroku
6 2 (2.06%) SaaS
7 1 (1.03%) GitHub
7 1 (1.03%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.03%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.12%) HTTP
2 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.09%) Internet
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.06%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.06%) PBX
3 2 (2.06%) VoIP
3 2 (2.06%) VPN
4 1 (1.03%) BGP
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.03%) DHCP
4 1 (1.03%) DNS
4 1 (1.03%) Extranet
4 1 (1.03%) MPLS
4 1 (1.03%) OSPF
4 1 (1.03%) RIP
4 1 (1.03%) SSL
4 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.03%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (46.39%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (13.40%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (7.22%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.15%) MS Access
6 4 (4.12%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.06%) PowerPivot
9 1 (1.03%) DB2
9 1 (1.03%) Essbase
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (12.37%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.12%) Subversion
4 3 (3.09%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.09%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.06%) Selenium
5 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.06%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.03%) Ant
6 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.03%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.03%) JIRA
6 1 (1.03%) MorphX
6 1 (1.03%) MSI
6 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 35 (36.08%) Retail
2 19 (19.59%) Marketing
3 17 (17.53%) Finance
4 14 (14.43%) Advertising
5 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.12%) German Language
6 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Banking
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Law
7 1 (1.03%) Legal
7 1 (1.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (24.74%) Developer
2 21 (21.65%) Architect
3 19 (19.59%) Consultant
4 11 (11.34%) .NET Developer
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) Technical Architect
5 10 (10.31%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) CRM Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (9.28%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.22%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 7 (7.22%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (6.19%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) .NET Architect
9 4 (4.12%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (4.12%) Salesforce.com Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) .NET Technical Architect
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (35.05%) .NET
2 16 (16.49%) HTML
3 14 (14.43%) CSS
3 14 (14.43%) Visualforce
4 13 (13.40%) Web Services
5 12 (12.37%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.31%) SOAP
6 10 (10.31%) XML
7 9 (9.28%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (7.22%) DCOM
8 7 (7.22%) HTML5
9 6 (6.19%) jQuery
10 5 (5.15%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.15%) Node.js
10 5 (5.15%) REST
11 4 (4.12%) Classic ASP
11 4 (4.12%) CSS3
11 4 (4.12%) XHTML
11 4 (4.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (24.74%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.34%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.31%) Data Structures
4 8 (8.25%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.12%) Life Science
7 3 (3.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.06%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.06%) FMCG
8 2 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.03%) Clustering
9 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.03%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (36.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.06%) Android
2 2 (2.06%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.03%) Linux
3 1 (1.03%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (41.24%) CRM
2 36 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (32.99%) Business Intelligence
3 32 (32.99%) Data Management
4 31 (31.96%) Case Management
4 31 (31.96%) Document Management
5 26 (26.80%) Waterfall
6 19 (19.59%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (19.59%) SDLC
7 16 (16.49%) Business Analysis
8 15 (15.46%) Migration
9 14 (14.43%) MVC
10 13 (13.40%) Project Management
10 13 (13.40%) Web Development
11 12 (12.37%) Data Modelling
11 12 (12.37%) Integration Testing
12 10 (10.31%) Scrum
12 10 (10.31%) TOGAF
12 10 (10.31%) Zachman Framework
13 9 (9.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 35 (36.08%) C#
2 24 (24.74%) SQL
3 18 (18.56%) JavaScript
4 15 (15.46%) Apex Code
5 11 (11.34%) Java
6 9 (9.28%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.25%) VB
8 7 (7.22%) VB6
9 6 (6.19%) VB.NET
9 6 (6.19%) VBA
10 5 (5.15%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.15%) Ruby
11 4 (4.12%) SOQL
12 3 (3.09%) PHP
13 1 (1.03%) C++
13 1 (1.03%) COBOL
13 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
13 1 (1.03%) SOSL
13 1 (1.03%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.19%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) CBAP
2 3 (3.09%) CISA
2 3 (3.09%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.09%) CISM
2 3 (3.09%) CISSP
3 2 (2.06%) CCIE
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.06%) MCSE
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.06%) PMP
3 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.06%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.03%) CCDA
4 1 (1.03%) CCNA
4 1 (1.03%) CCNP
4 1 (1.03%) GSEC
4 1 (1.03%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.06%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.06%) SLA
3 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.03%) QA
System Software
1 12 (12.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.03%) RACF
3 1 (1.03%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.06%) vRealize
2 1 (1.03%) Ansible
2 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.03%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.03%) Packer
2 1 (1.03%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 63 (64.95%) Salesforce.com
3 56 (57.73%) SAP
4 55 (56.70%) Oracle
5 39 (40.21%) Infor
6 8 (8.25%) Hyperion
7 7 (7.22%) Cisco
8 6 (6.19%) Siebel
9 3 (3.09%) Conga
9 3 (3.09%) Dell
9 3 (3.09%) IBM
9 3 (3.09%) Pardot
9 3 (3.09%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (3.09%) VMware
10 2 (2.06%) Apttus
10 2 (2.06%) HP
10 2 (2.06%) Informatica
10 2 (2.06%) Samsung
10 2 (2.06%) Tandberg
11 1 (1.03%) Sage
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