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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 404 395 354
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -41
Contract jobs citing COM 15 23 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.062% 0.091% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.29% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 46
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £223 £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £440 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
7417 8005 7799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.50% 31.60% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5195 5796 5534
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 55 75
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £24.01 £15.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 1 September 2014.

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 1 September 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
(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
Enfield - - - - 2
Sidcup - - - -
City of London - - - - 108
Ealing - - - - 1
Hammersmith - - - - 3
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (26.92%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) .NET
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
3 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
4 6 (23.08%) C#
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) CRM
6 4 (15.38%) VMware
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Banking
6 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
6 4 (15.38%) QA
6 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (11.54%) SaaS
7 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) IBM
7 3 (11.54%) C++
7 3 (11.54%) SQL
7 3 (11.54%) C
7 3 (11.54%) MS Office

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache
2 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.85%) MQSeries
2 1 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) WebTrends
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (11.54%) SaaS
2 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) AMQP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Redis
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
4 1 (3.85%) Spotfire
4 1 (3.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.85%) DataStage
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
2 1 (3.85%) NUnit
2 1 (3.85%) Maven
2 1 (3.85%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) Gradle
2 1 (3.85%) JUnit
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
4 2 (7.69%) Marketing
4 2 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (7.69%) Front Office
5 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (3.85%) Law
5 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Architect
1 7 (26.92%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
3 3 (11.54%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps Architect
4 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Applications Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) .NET
2 3 (11.54%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
3 2 (7.69%) WPF
3 2 (7.69%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (7.69%) MFC
3 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) STL
3 2 (7.69%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) XML
3 2 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (3.85%) XSLT
4 1 (3.85%) MSMQ
4 1 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Replication
2 1 (3.85%) Economics
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Wiki
2 1 (3.85%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) CRM
1 5 (19.23%) Project Management
2 4 (15.38%) TOGAF
2 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
3 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) DevOps
4 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.69%) Analytics
4 2 (7.69%) RUP
4 2 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.69%) SOA
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 2 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) C++
2 3 (11.54%) C
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (7.69%) VB
3 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 2 (7.69%) Ruby
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) CCNA
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Certification
1 1 (3.85%) ISEB Practitioner
1 1 (3.85%) MCITP
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (3.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) GxP
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
1 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 4 (15.38%) VMware
5 3 (11.54%) IBM
6 2 (7.69%) Rackspace
6 2 (7.69%) Yahoo!
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (3.85%) Juniper
7 1 (3.85%) Veritas
7 1 (3.85%) Apple
7 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase
7 1 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (3.85%) JBoss
7 1 (3.85%) Siebel
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco
7 1 (3.85%) Axway
7 1 (3.85%) Omniture
7 1 (3.85%) Reuters
London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Annapurna
Rate: €600 - €800 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £525 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £120 - £150 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
BPXNet
Rate: £400 - £500+ per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 12 days ago