The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 89 88 70
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing COM 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.086% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.38% 0.22% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £205 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+76.82% -49.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £413 £344
% change year-on-year
-18.78% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
COM
West Yorkshire

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 Leeds region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
434 459 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 32.93% 39.33% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 334 171
Average daily rate £350 £320 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -33.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

COM
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) MVC

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
1 5 (83.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Information Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) MI Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) jQuery
1 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Amoria Bond - UK
Rate: £350 - £375 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago