The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank - 421 418
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.009% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.027% 0.026%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £451 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.01%
UK excluding London average daily rate £456 £270 £351
% change year-on-year
+68.98% -23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7342 7294 7721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.28% 31.02% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5324 5187 5545
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 73
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.41 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in London

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in London

ActiveX
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

ActiveX Hourly Rate Trend in London

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 4 (80.00%) VB
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Subversion
3 2 (40.00%) F#
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
3 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (40.00%) NSubstitute
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SMTP
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) DCOM
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) OLAP
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) DCOM
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) XSL
4 1 (20.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Replication
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VB
2 3 (60.00%) VB6
3 2 (40.00%) F#
3 2 (40.00%) VBA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (20.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft