The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 39
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £330
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +19.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Lancashire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
79 78 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.53% 17.97% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 44 54
Average daily rate £425 £368 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.64% +22.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £521 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Average hourly rate - £24.20 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+16.17% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire