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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 402 421 386
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -35
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 13 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.18% 0.013% 0.029%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £260 £314
% change year-on-year
+46.63% -17.13%
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
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 28 November 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
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 28 November 2014. 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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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
Croydon - - - -
ActiveX
England

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) VB
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle
3 16 (80.00%) CSS
3 16 (80.00%) Oracle Database
4 12 (60.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) IIS
5 11 (55.00%) VBScript
5 11 (55.00%) VB6
6 10 (50.00%) .NET
6 10 (50.00%) XSD
6 10 (50.00%) XSL
7 9 (45.00%) HTML
8 8 (40.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (35.00%) jQuery
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 6 (30.00%) HTML5
10 6 (30.00%) CSS3
10 6 (30.00%) JavaBeans
10 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
10 6 (30.00%) Middleware
10 6 (30.00%) Migration
10 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 11 (55.00%) IIS
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle 10gAS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (15.00%) JUnit
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (5.00%) Rational Rose
4 1 (5.00%) Toad
General
1 1 (5.00%) French Language
1 1 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) Oracle Developer
3 4 (20.00%) ASP Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Oracle Developer
3 4 (20.00%) VB Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Developer Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP Developer
6 1 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Designer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) CSS
2 12 (60.00%) XML
3 10 (50.00%) .NET
3 10 (50.00%) XSD
3 10 (50.00%) XSL
4 9 (45.00%) HTML
5 7 (35.00%) jQuery
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) JavaBeans
6 6 (30.00%) Middleware
6 6 (30.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) DHTML
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
8 1 (5.00%) Silverlight
8 1 (5.00%) OLE
8 1 (5.00%) X-Windows
8 1 (5.00%) Flash
8 1 (5.00%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) RDF
3 4 (20.00%) Refactoring
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 17 (85.00%) PL/SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) VB
3 11 (55.00%) VBScript
3 11 (55.00%) VB6
4 6 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (30.00%) VBA
4 6 (30.00%) C
4 6 (30.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Sybase