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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 387 - 361
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 11 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.052% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £265 £350
% change year-on-year
+27.35% -24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
6328 6319 6051
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.96% 29.32% 31.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4744 4501 4387
Average daily rate £425 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 60
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £21.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +60.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.00 £77.50 £48.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 20 (90.91%) SQL
1 20 (90.91%) VB
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (81.82%) Java
4 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
5 16 (72.73%) CSS
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle
6 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
7 14 (63.64%) .NET
8 13 (59.09%) XML
8 13 (59.09%) VBScript
8 13 (59.09%) IIS
8 13 (59.09%) VB6
9 11 (50.00%) XSD
9 11 (50.00%) XSL
10 10 (45.45%) Windows
11 9 (40.91%) HTML
12 8 (36.36%) VBA
13 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
13 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (27.27%) HTML5
14 6 (27.27%) CSS3
14 6 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
14 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (27.27%) jQuery
14 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (27.27%) Migration
14 6 (27.27%) UNIX
14 6 (27.27%) JavaBeans
14 6 (27.27%) Shell Script

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 13 (59.09%) IIS
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle 10gAS
4 2 (9.09%) Confluence
5 1 (4.55%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle Database
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (4.55%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (4.55%) OLAP
6 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (18.18%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
3 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle Developer
3 5 (22.73%) VB Developer
4 4 (18.18%) ASP Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Oracle Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Designer
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Forms Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) XML
4 11 (50.00%) XSD
4 11 (50.00%) XSL
5 9 (40.91%) HTML
6 6 (27.27%) HTML5
6 6 (27.27%) CSS3
6 6 (27.27%) jQuery
6 6 (27.27%) Oracle Fusion
6 6 (27.27%) JavaBeans
6 6 (27.27%) Middleware
6 6 (27.27%) JSP
7 3 (13.64%) DHTML
8 2 (9.09%) X-Windows
8 2 (9.09%) ADO
9 1 (4.55%) Ajax
9 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 1 (4.55%) Classic ASP
9 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) UNIX
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) RDF
3 4 (18.18%) Refactoring
4 3 (13.64%) Time Management
5 2 (9.09%) Quality Management
5 2 (9.09%) Validation
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.09%) Release Management
5 2 (9.09%) Web Development
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Static Code Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Kanban
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 20 (90.91%) SQL
1 20 (90.91%) VB
2 19 (86.36%) JavaScript
3 18 (81.82%) Java
4 17 (77.27%) PL/SQL
5 13 (59.09%) VBScript
5 13 (59.09%) VB6
6 8 (36.36%) VBA
7 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
7 6 (27.27%) C
7 6 (27.27%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
8 3 (13.64%) C#
9 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft