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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 583 572 557
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing COM 42 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.078% 0.064%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.28% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 18 18
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £525 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £315 £405
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £20.50 £13.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.69% -
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
14122 13694 13211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.22% 27.31% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 10116 9153 8895
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 £282 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 187 166
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -21 15 £450 -10.00% 75
East of England +19 13 £325 +1.56% 15
South East +6 10 £375 +47.05% 27
Midlands - 2 £500 - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £90 -75.17% 11
West Midlands - 1 £90 - 13
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (58.25%) Salesforce.com
3 45 (43.69%) MS Excel
3 45 (43.69%) SAP
4 40 (38.83%) CRM
5 38 (36.89%) Dynamics CRM
6 36 (34.95%) SQL
6 36 (34.95%) Oracle
7 34 (33.01%) Migration
7 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
9 30 (29.13%) Windows
10 25 (24.27%) Business Analysis
10 25 (24.27%) Infor
10 25 (24.27%) Waterfall
11 23 (22.33%) .NET
12 22 (21.36%) SharePoint
12 22 (21.36%) Finance
12 22 (21.36%) Data Migration
12 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
13 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
13 21 (20.39%) C#
13 21 (20.39%) Retail
14 20 (19.42%) HTML
14 20 (19.42%) Web Services
15 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
15 19 (18.45%) Project Management
16 18 (17.48%) SOAP
16 18 (17.48%) Marketing

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 22 (21.36%) SharePoint
2 16 (15.53%) BizTalk Server
3 14 (13.59%) Skype for Business
4 10 (9.71%) CMS
5 7 (6.80%) IIS
6 5 (4.85%) Node.js
7 4 (3.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (2.91%) Drupal
8 3 (2.91%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (2.91%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.91%) WordPress
9 2 (1.94%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.97%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.97%) DNN
10 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 45 (43.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.71%) MS Office
3 4 (3.88%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 38 (36.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (1.94%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (1.94%) Radian6
4 1 (0.97%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.97%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.97%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.97%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.97%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.97%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 21 (20.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (14.56%) Force.com
2 15 (14.56%) Office 365
3 14 (13.59%) Yammer
4 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (9.71%) Heroku
6 7 (6.80%) SaaS
7 2 (1.94%) IaaS
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.97%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.97%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) LDAP
2 5 (4.85%) SSL
2 5 (4.85%) VPN
3 4 (3.88%) HTTP
3 4 (3.88%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.91%) DNS
4 3 (2.91%) Internet
5 2 (1.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.97%) DAB
6 1 (0.97%) Firewall
6 1 (0.97%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (32.04%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.56%) Oracle Reports
2 15 (14.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.65%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.85%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.91%) MS Access
5 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.94%) MySQL
6 2 (1.94%) Power BI
6 2 (1.94%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.97%) Big Data
7 1 (0.97%) Datazen
7 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.97%) HBase
7 1 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.97%) QlikView
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
2 3 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.94%) Selenium
3 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
3 2 (1.94%) Subversion
3 2 (1.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) Ant
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.97%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 22 (21.36%) Finance
2 21 (20.39%) Retail
3 18 (17.48%) Marketing
4 8 (7.77%) Manufacturing
5 6 (5.83%) Banking
6 5 (4.85%) German Language
6 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.88%) Advertising
8 3 (2.91%) Billing
8 3 (2.91%) Front Office
9 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.94%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.94%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.97%) Back Office
10 1 (0.97%) Electronics
10 1 (0.97%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (32.04%) Consultant
2 22 (21.36%) Technical Consultant
3 16 (15.53%) Developer
4 12 (11.65%) CRM Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Architect
5 11 (10.68%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 11 (10.68%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 10 (9.71%) Analyst
6 10 (9.71%) Microsoft Consultant
7 9 (8.74%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.77%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 8 (7.77%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 8 (7.77%) Technical Architect
9 7 (6.80%) Migration Specialist
9 7 (6.80%) Project Manager
10 6 (5.83%) CRM Specialist
10 6 (5.83%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (4.85%) ITSM Consultant
11 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow Consultant
11 5 (4.85%) ServiceNow Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (22.33%) .NET
2 20 (19.42%) HTML
2 20 (19.42%) Web Services
3 18 (17.48%) SOAP
4 17 (16.50%) CSS
5 16 (15.53%) Visualforce
6 10 (9.71%) RESTful
7 9 (8.74%) XML
8 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.83%) Ajax
9 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (4.85%) DCOM
10 5 (4.85%) jQuery
11 4 (3.88%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.88%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.88%) HTML5
12 3 (2.91%) Middleware
13 2 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (1.94%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.94%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (21.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.74%) Mobile App
4 8 (7.77%) Data Structures
5 5 (4.85%) CMDB
6 3 (2.91%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.94%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.94%) FMCG
7 2 (1.94%) iPad
8 1 (0.97%) Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) CUDA
8 1 (0.97%) Equities
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.97%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.97%) Statistics
8 1 (0.97%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.97%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 9 (8.74%) Android
2 9 (8.74%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.85%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.88%) Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) Unix
6 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (38.83%) CRM
2 34 (33.01%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (33.01%) Migration
3 25 (24.27%) Business Analysis
3 25 (24.27%) Waterfall
4 22 (21.36%) Data Migration
5 19 (18.45%) Business Intelligence
5 19 (18.45%) Project Management
6 16 (15.53%) Data Management
7 15 (14.56%) Presales
8 14 (13.59%) Case Management
8 14 (13.59%) Data Modelling
8 14 (13.59%) Document Management
9 13 (12.62%) Integration Testing
9 13 (12.62%) SDLC
10 12 (11.65%) ERP
11 11 (10.68%) ETL
12 10 (9.71%) Automated Testing
12 10 (9.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 10 (9.71%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.95%) SQL
2 21 (20.39%) C#
2 21 (20.39%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.50%) Apex Code
4 15 (14.56%) Java
5 11 (10.68%) SOQL
6 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.85%) VB
7 5 (4.85%) VB6
7 5 (4.85%) VBA
8 4 (3.88%) PHP
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.91%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.94%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.97%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) Python
11 1 (0.97%) Scala
11 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.97%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (10.68%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) CBAP
3 2 (1.94%) CISA
3 2 (1.94%) CISM
3 2 (1.94%) CISSP
3 2 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.74%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.94%) Basel III
2 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (14.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.97%) Docker
4 1 (0.97%) RACF
4 1 (0.97%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.97%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.94%) Puppet
2 1 (0.97%) Ansible
2 1 (0.97%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 103 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (58.25%) Salesforce.com
3 45 (43.69%) SAP
4 36 (34.95%) Oracle
5 25 (24.27%) Infor
6 14 (13.59%) Siebel
7 8 (7.77%) ServiceNow
8 6 (5.83%) NetSuite
9 5 (4.85%) Conga
9 5 (4.85%) Pardot
9 5 (4.85%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 4 (3.88%) VMware
11 2 (1.94%) Apttus
11 2 (1.94%) Citrix
11 2 (1.94%) Facebook
11 2 (1.94%) Informatica
11 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
11 2 (1.94%) Twitter
12 1 (0.97%) Apple
12 1 (0.97%) Sage
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