The first table below looks at the demand for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £353 £370
% change year-on-year
+11.70% -4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
104 61 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 38.24% 22.26% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 31 40
Average daily rate £303 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.46% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £275 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £16.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.44% +6.15%
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COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Kent

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

COM
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft