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 27 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £213
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £19.75
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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
82 99 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 18.51% 19.19% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 66 40
Average daily rate £350 £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £562 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £45.80 £21.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+118.07% -44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £21.00 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £21.00 £135.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

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