The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 1.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £413 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +25.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.88
% change year-on-year
- +43.71%
COM
East of England

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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
160 168 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.86% 23.76% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 38
Average daily rate £400 £350 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 8 13
Average hourly rate £36.00 £34.55 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.19% +25.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.48 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the Essex region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in Essex

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Essex region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

COM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 30 March 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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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
Basildon - - - -
COM
East of England
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 27 days ago