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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 584 602 587
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -15
Contract jobs citing COM 49 33 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.062% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.22% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 16 14
Median daily rate £413 £275 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -40.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
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
15219 15108 14035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.08% 28.51% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 10644 10370 9071
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 £305 £290 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 261 198
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £50.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 22 £475 +84.46% 83
East of England +21 11 £300 -11.11% 11
South East +20 6 £375 +41.60% 34
Midlands - 5 £500 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 - - 21
North West +16 1 - - 15
West Midlands - 1 - - 31
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COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (65.93%) Salesforce.com
3 52 (57.14%) SAP
4 50 (54.95%) Oracle
5 48 (52.75%) MS Excel
6 36 (39.56%) Windows
6 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
7 35 (38.46%) CRM
8 34 (37.36%) Infor
9 33 (36.26%) Dynamics CRM
10 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
10 30 (32.97%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (31.87%) Retail
12 27 (29.67%) C#
12 27 (29.67%) .NET
13 26 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (28.57%) Office 365
14 25 (27.47%) Skype for Business
14 25 (27.47%) Yammer
14 25 (27.47%) Case Management
14 25 (27.47%) BizTalk Server
14 25 (27.47%) Data Management
14 25 (27.47%) Document Management
15 24 (26.37%) SQL
16 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (25.27%) Waterfall
17 19 (20.88%) Marketing
17 19 (20.88%) Finance
18 16 (17.58%) JavaScript

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 30 (32.97%) SharePoint
2 25 (27.47%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (27.47%) Skype for Business
3 7 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.30%) Documentum
4 3 (3.30%) Drupal
4 3 (3.30%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.30%) WordPress
5 2 (2.20%) GroupWise
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 48 (52.75%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.29%) MS Office
3 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 33 (36.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.79%) Eloqua
2 8 (8.79%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.20%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.20%) Radian6
3 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.10%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.10%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (28.57%) Office 365
3 25 (27.47%) Yammer
4 9 (9.89%) Force.com
5 5 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.30%) Heroku
7 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.10%) GitHub
7 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.10%) SaaS
7 1 (1.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.40%) DNS
1 4 (4.40%) HTTP
2 3 (3.30%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.30%) Internet
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.20%) Firewall
3 2 (2.20%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.20%) LDAP
3 2 (2.20%) PBX
3 2 (2.20%) VoIP
3 2 (2.20%) VPN
4 1 (1.10%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.10%) DHCP
4 1 (1.10%) Extranet
4 1 (1.10%) LAN
4 1 (1.10%) Multicast
4 1 (1.10%) RIP
4 1 (1.10%) Skype
4 1 (1.10%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (39.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.19%) Oracle Reports
2 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 5 (5.49%) MS Access
5 4 (4.40%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.20%) PowerPivot
7 2 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.10%) DB2
8 1 (1.10%) Essbase
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.59%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (4.40%) Subversion
4 3 (3.30%) ClearCase
4 3 (3.30%) ClearQuest
4 3 (3.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.20%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.20%) Selenium
5 2 (2.20%) SoapUI
5 2 (2.20%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.10%) Ant
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) MorphX
6 1 (1.10%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.10%) MSI
6 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (31.87%) Retail
2 19 (20.88%) Finance
2 19 (20.88%) Marketing
3 6 (6.59%) Advertising
3 6 (6.59%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.49%) German Language
5 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Banking
7 1 (1.10%) Automotive
7 1 (1.10%) Electronics
7 1 (1.10%) Front Office
7 1 (1.10%) Law
7 1 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (1.10%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (20.88%) Consultant
1 19 (20.88%) Developer
2 17 (18.68%) Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Technical Architect
3 11 (12.09%) Technical Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Analyst
4 8 (8.79%) CRM Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 8 (8.79%) Salesforce.com Architect
5 7 (7.69%) CRM Technical Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 7 (7.69%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 5 (5.49%) .NET Developer
7 4 (4.40%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.30%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.30%) Migration Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Security Consultant
8 3 (3.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.30%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (29.67%) .NET
2 14 (15.38%) HTML
2 14 (15.38%) Visualforce
3 11 (12.09%) CSS
3 11 (12.09%) Web Services
4 10 (10.99%) SOAP
5 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
5 9 (9.89%) XML
6 8 (8.79%) .NET Framework
7 7 (7.69%) DCOM
8 6 (6.59%) HTML5
8 6 (6.59%) jQuery
9 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.49%) Node.js
10 4 (4.40%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.40%) Classic ASP
10 4 (4.40%) CSS3
10 4 (4.40%) REST
10 4 (4.40%) RESTful
10 4 (4.40%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.27%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.09%) Data Structures
2 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.79%) Algorithms
4 7 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Client/Server
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.30%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.20%) FMCG
6 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.10%) Clustering
7 1 (1.10%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.10%) Life Science
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.56%) Windows
2 3 (3.30%) Android
2 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Unix
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.10%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (38.46%) CRM
2 30 (32.97%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
4 25 (27.47%) Case Management
4 25 (27.47%) Data Management
4 25 (27.47%) Document Management
5 23 (25.27%) Waterfall
6 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Architecture
6 16 (17.58%) Migration
6 16 (17.58%) SDLC
7 15 (16.48%) Business Analysis
8 14 (15.38%) Project Management
9 13 (14.29%) Data Modelling
10 10 (10.99%) Integration Testing
11 9 (9.89%) Data Protection
11 9 (9.89%) Scrum
11 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
11 9 (9.89%) Use Case
11 9 (9.89%) Web Development
12 8 (8.79%) ERD
Programming Languages
1 27 (29.67%) C#
2 24 (26.37%) SQL
3 16 (17.58%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) Apex Code
5 11 (12.09%) Java
6 8 (8.79%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.79%) VB
7 7 (7.69%) VB6
7 7 (7.69%) VBA
8 5 (5.49%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.49%) Ruby
8 5 (5.49%) SOQL
9 4 (4.40%) PHP
10 3 (3.30%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.20%) C++
11 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.10%) COBOL
12 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.10%) VC++
12 1 (1.10%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.30%) CBAP
2 3 (3.30%) CISA
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.30%) CISM
2 3 (3.30%) CISSP
3 2 (2.20%) CCIE
3 2 (2.20%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.20%) MCSE
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.20%) PMP
3 2 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.20%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) CCDA
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.20%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.20%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 14 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) RACF
3 1 (1.10%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.20%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.20%) vRealize
2 1 (1.10%) Ansible
2 1 (1.10%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.10%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.10%) Packer
Vendors
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 60 (65.93%) Salesforce.com
3 52 (57.14%) SAP
4 50 (54.95%) Oracle
5 34 (37.36%) Infor
6 8 (8.79%) Hyperion
7 7 (7.69%) Cisco
7 7 (7.69%) Siebel
8 4 (4.40%) IBM
9 3 (3.30%) Conga
9 3 (3.30%) Dell
9 3 (3.30%) Pardot
9 3 (3.30%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
9 3 (3.30%) ServiceNow
9 3 (3.30%) VMware
10 2 (2.20%) Apttus
10 2 (2.20%) HP
10 2 (2.20%) Informatica
10 2 (2.20%) Samsung
10 2 (2.20%) Tandberg
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