The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 397 417 400
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 2 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.013% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate
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£451 £490 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% +15.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.13% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £20.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7209 7626 7622
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.66% 31.43% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5117 5478 5350
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £564
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 71 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
ActiveX
England

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 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sybase
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project
2 1 (50.00%) ADO
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
2 1 (50.00%) Toad
2 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) ADO
2 1 (50.00%) COM+
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) OLE
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) DHTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sybase
1 1 (50.00%) IBM