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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 404 424 418
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 7 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.004% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.096% 0.013% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 2
Average daily rate
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£268 £490 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.40% +15.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £490 £325
% change year-on-year
-44.89% +50.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
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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
7269 7955 7883
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.52% 31.69% 29.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5082 5737 5600
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 78
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £16.24
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.73 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActiveX across the London region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

ActiveX Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 August 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 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) XSD
3 4 (57.14%) XSL
3 4 (57.14%) CSS
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
5 1 (14.29%) Toad
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Navigator
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Rational Rose
2 1 (14.29%) Toad
2 1 (14.29%) ClearQuest
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 1 (14.29%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) VB Developer
2 3 (42.86%) ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) XSD
2 4 (57.14%) XSL
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) DHTML
4 1 (14.29%) J2EE
4 1 (14.29%) ADO
4 1 (14.29%) Classic ASP
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) COM+
4 1 (14.29%) XSLT
4 1 (14.29%) OLE
4 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) UML
1 1 (14.29%) OO
1 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) VB6
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) VMware