The table below looks at the statistics for DCOM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 58 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DCOM 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.84% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.62% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £290
% change year-on-year
+3.46% +29.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
DCOM
Scotland

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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
229 202 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.94% 33.17% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 107 140
Average daily rate £375 £338 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £225 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £443 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Average hourly rate - - £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

DCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 25 (100.00%) C++
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) COM+
3 22 (88.00%) STL
3 22 (88.00%) FIX Protocol
4 20 (80.00%) ATL
5 19 (76.00%) HTTP
6 18 (72.00%) OLE DB
7 17 (68.00%) SQL
7 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
8 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
10 10 (40.00%) C#
10 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
10 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
10 10 (40.00%) .NET
11 8 (32.00%) MFC
11 8 (32.00%) Windows
11 8 (32.00%) Performance Management
12 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (28.00%) Finance
13 6 (24.00%) TDD
13 6 (24.00%) Banking
13 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
13 6 (24.00%) Google
13 6 (24.00%) GoogleTest
13 6 (24.00%) CppUnit
13 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow region citing DCOM 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 DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (20.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (16.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (24.00%) GoogleTest
2 6 (24.00%) CppUnit
3 1 (4.00%) CodeRush
3 1 (4.00%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Developer
2 22 (88.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) XML
2 23 (92.00%) COM+
3 22 (88.00%) STL
3 22 (88.00%) FIX Protocol
4 20 (80.00%) ATL
5 18 (72.00%) OLE DB
6 10 (40.00%) .NET
7 8 (32.00%) MFC
8 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
9 6 (24.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (12.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (8.00%) COM
11 2 (8.00%) OLE
12 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Multithreading
2 10 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Management
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
4 6 (24.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (8.00%) Memory Management
7 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 10 (40.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Google