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 29 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 569 585 588
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +3
Contract jobs citing COM 53 35 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.068% 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.24% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 10
Median daily rate £425 £270 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.40% -40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £318 £320 £450
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -28.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £11.25 -
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
14812 14498 13767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.74% 28.02% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10461 9943 9008
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 £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 201
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £18.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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
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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 -3 23 £475 +90.00% 83
East of England +28 15 £300 -8.74% 19
Midlands - 6 £500 - 1
South East +11 5 £335 +44.08% 49
Yorkshire - 2 - - 21
North West -1 1 - - 24
West Midlands - 1 - - 16
COM
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COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (67.00%) Salesforce.com
3 58 (58.00%) SAP
4 52 (52.00%) Oracle
5 51 (51.00%) MS Excel
6 42 (42.00%) CRM
7 40 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 38 (38.00%) SQL Server
9 36 (36.00%) Windows
9 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
10 35 (35.00%) Infor
11 32 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 32 (32.00%) SharePoint
12 31 (31.00%) Retail
13 29 (29.00%) .NET
13 29 (29.00%) Waterfall
14 28 (28.00%) C#
14 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
15 27 (27.00%) BizTalk Server
15 27 (27.00%) Office 365
16 26 (26.00%) Skype for Business
16 26 (26.00%) Yammer
16 26 (26.00%) Case Management
16 26 (26.00%) Data Management
16 26 (26.00%) Document Management
17 24 (24.00%) SQL
18 23 (23.00%) Migration
18 23 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (21.00%) Finance
20 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling

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 32 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (27.00%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (26.00%) Skype for Business
4 9 (9.00%) CMS
5 5 (5.00%) IIS
6 3 (3.00%) Documentum
6 3 (3.00%) Drupal
6 3 (3.00%) Joomla!
6 3 (3.00%) WordPress
7 2 (2.00%) GroupWise
7 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Pig
8 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.00%) DNN
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
8 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
8 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 51 (51.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.00%) MS Office
3 4 (4.00%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 40 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.00%) Eloqua
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.00%) Radian6
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.00%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (1.00%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.00%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.00%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (27.00%) Office 365
3 26 (26.00%) Yammer
4 14 (14.00%) Force.com
5 10 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (10.00%) Heroku
6 2 (2.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.00%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.00%) IaaS
7 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) DNS
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
1 4 (4.00%) LDAP
1 4 (4.00%) VPN
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.00%) PBX
3 2 (2.00%) SSL
3 2 (2.00%) VoIP
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.00%) DHCP
4 1 (1.00%) Extranet
4 1 (1.00%) LAN
4 1 (1.00%) MPLS
4 1 (1.00%) Multicast
4 1 (1.00%) OSPF
4 1 (1.00%) Skype
4 1 (1.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.00%) Oracle Reports
2 14 (14.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.00%) MS Access
6 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.00%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.00%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.00%) Big Data
8 1 (1.00%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.00%) HBase
8 1 (1.00%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (11.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.00%) ClearQuest
3 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.00%) Selenium
4 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Ant
5 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.00%) MorphX
5 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 31 (31.00%) Retail
2 21 (21.00%) Finance
3 18 (18.00%) Marketing
4 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (5.00%) Advertising
5 5 (5.00%) German Language
5 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.00%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.00%) Banking
6 2 (2.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Automotive
7 1 (1.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.00%) Electronics
7 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.00%) Legal
7 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Consultant
2 21 (21.00%) Architect
3 18 (18.00%) Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (16.00%) Technical Architect
5 12 (12.00%) CRM Consultant
5 12 (12.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 11 (11.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 11 (11.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 10 (10.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 9 (9.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 8 (8.00%) Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
10 5 (5.00%) Project Manager
10 5 (5.00%) Technical Developer
11 4 (4.00%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Migration Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
11 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.00%) .NET
2 19 (19.00%) Visualforce
2 19 (19.00%) Web Services
3 18 (18.00%) SOAP
4 14 (14.00%) HTML
5 11 (11.00%) CSS
6 10 (10.00%) RESTful
7 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
7 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET
7 8 (8.00%) XML
8 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (5.00%) DCOM
8 5 (5.00%) Node.js
9 4 (4.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (4.00%) HTML5
9 4 (4.00%) jQuery
9 4 (4.00%) REST
10 3 (3.00%) Java EE
10 3 (3.00%) WDK
10 3 (3.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (15.00%) Data Structures
3 13 (13.00%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (11.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (9.00%) Algorithms
5 9 (9.00%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.00%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.00%) CMDB
7 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.00%) FMCG
7 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.00%) Clustering
8 1 (1.00%) CUDA
8 1 (1.00%) Equities
8 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.00%) Neural Network
8 1 (1.00%) Statistics
8 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
8 1 (1.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (36.00%) Windows
2 9 (9.00%) Android
2 9 (9.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.00%) Linux
3 3 (3.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (42.00%) CRM
2 36 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (29.00%) Waterfall
4 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (26.00%) Case Management
5 26 (26.00%) Data Management
5 26 (26.00%) Document Management
6 23 (23.00%) Migration
7 20 (20.00%) Data Modelling
8 19 (19.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 17 (17.00%) Business Analysis
10 16 (16.00%) Project Management
11 15 (15.00%) SDLC
11 15 (15.00%) Technical Architecture
11 15 (15.00%) Use Case
12 14 (14.00%) Automated Testing
13 12 (12.00%) ERP
13 12 (12.00%) Integration Testing
14 11 (11.00%) Data Migration
14 11 (11.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.00%) C#
2 24 (24.00%) SQL
3 20 (20.00%) Apex Code
4 16 (16.00%) Java
4 16 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (11.00%) SOQL
6 6 (6.00%) VB
7 5 (5.00%) Ruby
7 5 (5.00%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.00%) VB6
7 5 (5.00%) VBA
8 4 (4.00%) PHP
9 3 (3.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.00%) C++
10 1 (1.00%) COBOL
10 1 (1.00%) Python
10 1 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.00%) VC++
10 1 (1.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 7 (7.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) CBAP
3 2 (2.00%) CISA
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CISM
3 2 (2.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) CCDA
4 1 (1.00%) CCIE
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
4 1 (1.00%) GSEC
4 1 (1.00%) MCSE
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.00%) PMP
4 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) RACF
3 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 67 (67.00%) Salesforce.com
3 58 (58.00%) SAP
4 52 (52.00%) Oracle
5 35 (35.00%) Infor
6 13 (13.00%) Siebel
7 8 (8.00%) Hyperion
8 6 (6.00%) Cisco
9 5 (5.00%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.00%) IBM
11 3 (3.00%) Conga
11 3 (3.00%) Dell
11 3 (3.00%) Pardot
11 3 (3.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 2 (2.00%) Apttus
12 2 (2.00%) Citrix
12 2 (2.00%) Informatica
12 2 (2.00%) Samsung
12 2 (2.00%) Tandberg
12 2 (2.00%) VMware
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