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 26 May 2015 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 533 539 399
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -140
Contract jobs citing COM 37 31 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.065% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.23% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 83
Average daily rate
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£413 £450 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £540 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £19.75
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
13519 13322 11390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.37% 27.77% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9053 8933 7343
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 172 340
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.88 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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 26 May 2015.

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 26 May 2015. 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 historical trends)
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 +17 24 £500 - 260
Yorkshire -15 5 £363 +76.82% 45
South East -12 4 £255 -43.33% 178
East of England -3 2 £320 - 44
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 61 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.15%) Web Services
2 19 (31.15%) Degree
3 18 (29.51%) HTML
3 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
4 17 (27.87%) XML
5 16 (26.23%) ITIL
5 16 (26.23%) CSS
5 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
6 15 (24.59%) Service Management
6 15 (24.59%) SSL
6 15 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
6 15 (24.59%) Finance
6 15 (24.59%) ITIL V2
7 14 (22.95%) HP UCMDB
7 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow
7 14 (22.95%) Customer Engagement
7 14 (22.95%) IT Asset Management
7 14 (22.95%) Ajax
7 14 (22.95%) CMDB
7 14 (22.95%) VPN
7 14 (22.95%) MS Office
7 14 (22.95%) SOAP
7 14 (22.95%) ITSM
7 14 (22.95%) LDAP
8 13 (21.31%) .NET
9 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (19.67%) C#
10 11 (18.03%) Project Management
11 10 (16.39%) Management Information System

COM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, 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 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.92%) CMS
2 3 (4.92%) Lync
3 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.64%) SAS
4 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (1.64%) Kentico
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (29.51%) MS Excel
2 14 (22.95%) MS Office
3 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.28%) MS Project
5 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.64%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Cognos TM1
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.64%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Force.com
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) SSL
2 14 (22.95%) LDAP
2 14 (22.95%) VPN
3 3 (4.92%) HTTP
3 3 (4.92%) Intranet
3 3 (4.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.28%) PBX
5 1 (1.64%) PSTN
5 1 (1.64%) VoIP
5 1 (1.64%) LAN
5 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.64%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.64%) MPLS
5 1 (1.64%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.92%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.28%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.64%) MS Access
4 1 (1.64%) Spotfire
4 1 (1.64%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.28%) WebDriver
3 2 (3.28%) Selenium
4 1 (1.64%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 15 (24.59%) Finance
2 9 (14.75%) Retail
3 8 (13.11%) Marketing
4 4 (6.56%) Financial Institution
5 3 (4.92%) Legal
5 3 (4.92%) Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.28%) Law
7 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.64%) Games
7 1 (1.64%) Electronics
7 1 (1.64%) Automotive
7 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.64%) Interactive Media
7 1 (1.64%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Developer
2 16 (26.23%) Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Technical Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) ITSM Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) Technical Developer
3 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Developer
4 13 (21.31%) Senior Consultant
4 13 (21.31%) Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.20%) MI Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Information Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 4 (6.56%) Architect
7 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) Web Services
2 18 (29.51%) HTML
3 17 (27.87%) XML
4 16 (26.23%) CSS
5 14 (22.95%) SOAP
5 14 (22.95%) Ajax
6 13 (21.31%) .NET
7 4 (6.56%) Visualforce
8 3 (4.92%) HTML5
8 3 (4.92%) STL
8 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
9 2 (3.28%) WPF
9 2 (3.28%) LINQ
9 2 (3.28%) jQuery
9 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
10 1 (1.64%) REST
10 1 (1.64%) CSS3
10 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.95%) CMDB
2 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
2 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.28%) Data Conversion
3 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.28%) Clustering
4 1 (1.64%) Equities
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Flash Games
4 1 (1.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.64%) W3C
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.64%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.64%) Social Media
4 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.64%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.11%) Windows
2 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (26.23%) ITIL
2 15 (24.59%) Service Management
2 15 (24.59%) Technical Architecture
2 15 (24.59%) ITIL V2
3 14 (22.95%) Customer Engagement
3 14 (22.95%) ITSM
3 14 (22.95%) IT Asset Management
4 12 (19.67%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (18.03%) Project Management
6 9 (14.75%) Asset Management
7 8 (13.11%) CRM
8 5 (8.20%) OO
8 5 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (8.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.56%) Business Analysis
9 4 (6.56%) OOP
9 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 3 (4.92%) Identity Management
10 3 (4.92%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
2 12 (19.67%) C#
3 9 (14.75%) SQL
4 5 (8.20%) C++
5 4 (6.56%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.64%) R
6 1 (1.64%) Java
6 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (31.15%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.64%) PMP
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) ACCA
3 1 (1.64%) CIMA
3 1 (1.64%) MCITP
3 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.56%) QA
2 2 (3.28%) CRD IV
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
3 1 (1.64%) Basel II
3 1 (1.64%) HL7
3 1 (1.64%) Basel III
3 1 (1.64%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.92%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (1.64%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) ServiceNow
3 9 (14.75%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (6.56%) ExactTarget
5 3 (4.92%) EPiServer
5 3 (4.92%) Oracle
6 2 (3.28%) SAP
6 2 (3.28%) Cisco
6 2 (3.28%) IBM
6 2 (3.28%) Bloomberg
6 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 1 (1.64%) Avaya
7 1 (1.64%) CA
7 1 (1.64%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.64%) VMware
7 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.64%) Reuters
7 1 (1.64%) Adobe
7 1 (1.64%) HP
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