The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
South East / Kent
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 1.16% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £285 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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 Kent region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 91 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 42.08% 39.91% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 80 39
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £30.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Kent region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Canterbury - 1 £375 -
COM
South East

COM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Kent region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft