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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 404 - 358
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 4 0 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.018% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% - 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£330 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £170 £280 -
% change year-on-year
-39.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ActiveX
England

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
6830 7017 6384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 30.08% 29.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4847 5092 4646
Average daily rate £425 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 75
Average hourly rate £22.18 £43.00 £39.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.41% +8.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the London region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Docklands, London - 1 £330 -
ActiveX
England

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 15 (93.75%) VB
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 12 (75.00%) Windows
4 11 (68.75%) CSS
4 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (62.50%) VBA
6 9 (56.25%) .NET
6 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
6 9 (56.25%) Java
7 8 (50.00%) HTML
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle
7 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
8 7 (43.75%) C++
8 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (43.75%) VB6
9 6 (37.50%) Migration
9 6 (37.50%) JavaBeans
9 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
9 6 (37.50%) Middleware
9 6 (37.50%) C
9 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
9 6 (37.50%) JSP
9 6 (37.50%) UNIX
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (37.50%) jQuery
9 6 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (37.50%) HTML5

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 6 (37.50%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle 10gAS
3 2 (12.50%) Node.js
3 2 (12.50%) Confluence
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (12.50%) OLAP
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (12.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
5 1 (6.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (25.00%) Subversion
2 4 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) NSubstitute
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) MSBuild
3 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 1 (6.25%) Advertising
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 2 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Build Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle Forms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) CSS
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
3 8 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (37.50%) JavaBeans
4 6 (37.50%) Middleware
4 6 (37.50%) JSP
4 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (37.50%) HTML5
4 6 (37.50%) CSS3
5 4 (25.00%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) XSD
6 3 (18.75%) XSL
7 2 (12.50%) ADO
7 2 (12.50%) DCOM
7 2 (12.50%) DHTML
7 2 (12.50%) X-Windows
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
7 2 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) RDF
3 4 (25.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (18.75%) Time Management
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Release Management
5 2 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (12.50%) Build Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) VB
2 13 (81.25%) SQL
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (62.50%) VBA
5 9 (56.25%) PL/SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) C++
6 7 (43.75%) VB6
7 6 (37.50%) Shell Script
7 6 (37.50%) C
8 5 (31.25%) VBScript
8 5 (31.25%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (12.50%) F#
11 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft