The table below looks at the statistics for COM 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 COM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 383 386 397
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Contract jobs citing COM 28 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.091% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 17 6
Average daily rate £500 £550 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £243 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £500 £425
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £14.50
COM
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
6673 6287 6346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.55% 30.18% 29.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4993 4700 4516
Average daily rate £450 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 27 53
Average hourly rate £50.00 £27.37 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.68% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.23 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in London

COM
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the London region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in London

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in London

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the London region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in London

COM
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 COM within the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +39 5 £475 +91.91% 64
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing COM 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 COM.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 12 (28.57%) CSS
2 12 (28.57%) XML
2 12 (28.57%) Degree
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
3 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 11 (26.19%) Finance
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 10 (23.81%) CRM
4 10 (23.81%) VPN
4 10 (23.81%) SSL
5 9 (21.43%) LDAP
5 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (21.43%) SOAP
5 9 (21.43%) Web Services
5 9 (21.43%) Service Management
5 9 (21.43%) ITSM
5 9 (21.43%) CMDB
5 9 (21.43%) Ajax
5 9 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
5 9 (21.43%) ITIL V2
5 9 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
5 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow
5 9 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
5 9 (21.43%) Presales
6 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing COM 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 COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
1 2 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (2.38%) Lync
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (7.14%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project
4 1 (2.38%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.14%) Unica
3 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Force.com
2 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) IaaS
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) GitHub
3 1 (2.38%) Google App Engine
3 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.38%) Heroku
3 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.38%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (23.81%) SSL
1 10 (23.81%) VPN
2 9 (21.43%) LDAP
3 3 (7.14%) DNS
4 2 (4.76%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.38%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) FTP
5 1 (2.38%) HTTP
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (4.76%) MS Access
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) Power BI
4 1 (2.38%) QlikView
4 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.38%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.38%) FitNesse
2 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Marketing
3 6 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Front Office
4 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.38%) Danish Language
6 1 (2.38%) German Language
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Legal
6 1 (2.38%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Consultant
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Technical Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Analyst
3 9 (21.43%) ITSM Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) ITSM Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Senior ITSM Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow Developer
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (28.57%) CSS
1 12 (28.57%) HTML
1 12 (28.57%) XML
2 9 (21.43%) Ajax
2 9 (21.43%) SOAP
2 9 (21.43%) Web Services
3 4 (9.52%) .NET
4 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.76%) jQuery
5 2 (4.76%) Visualforce
5 2 (4.76%) WCF
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (2.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.38%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.38%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) CMDB
2 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) User Experience
4 2 (4.76%) Credit Risk
4 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (2.38%) Biotechnology
5 1 (2.38%) Clustering
5 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.38%) Life Science
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) CRM
3 9 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
3 9 (21.43%) IT Asset Management
3 9 (21.43%) ITIL V2
3 9 (21.43%) ITSM
3 9 (21.43%) Presales
3 9 (21.43%) Service Management
3 9 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Project Management
7 5 (11.90%) Analytics
7 5 (11.90%) Data Modelling
8 4 (9.52%) Scrum
8 4 (9.52%) Use Case
8 4 (9.52%) Web Analytics
9 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 11 (26.19%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C#
4 2 (4.76%) Apex Code
4 2 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 2 (4.76%) VBA
5 1 (2.38%) C++
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) CBAP
3 1 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) Basel III
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
1 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) NFS
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) vSphere
2 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (4.76%) WSUS
3 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (2.38%) Puppet
3 1 (2.38%) WMI
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (21.43%) ServiceNow
3 5 (11.90%) Oracle
4 4 (9.52%) IBM
4 4 (9.52%) SAP
5 3 (7.14%) Adobe
5 3 (7.14%) Sitecore
5 3 (7.14%) VMware
6 2 (4.76%) Cisco
6 2 (4.76%) Conga
6 2 (4.76%) ExactTarget
6 2 (4.76%) Infor
6 2 (4.76%) Pardot
6 2 (4.76%) Rackspace
7 1 (2.38%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) EMC
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mint
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £60 - £85 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £450 - £500 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £230 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £320 - £380 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 10 days ago