The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
163 219 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 25.35% 29.16% 32.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 123 118
Average daily rate £375 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £266 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -24.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

COM
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
Watford, Hertfordshire
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 14 days ago