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 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
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 395 402 370
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -32
Contract jobs citing COM 16 23 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.092% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.29% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 41
Average daily rate
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£463 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.27% -13.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £221 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £448 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £345 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.69% -6.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.50
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
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%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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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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 +23 1 £475 +22.50% 121
Ealing - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (28.57%) Windows
4 9 (25.71%) Finance
5 8 (22.86%) .NET
5 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
5 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
6 7 (20.00%) C#
6 7 (20.00%) Oracle
6 7 (20.00%) UNIX
7 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 6 (17.14%) CRM
7 6 (17.14%) Ruby
7 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Yahoo!
7 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (17.14%) Puppet
7 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
7 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
7 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
7 6 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (17.14%) Redis
7 6 (17.14%) Rackspace
7 6 (17.14%) Big Data
7 6 (17.14%) Node.js
7 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (17.14%) DevOps
8 5 (14.29%) Banking
9 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
9 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 6 (17.14%) Node.js
2 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) IIS
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.86%) WebTrends
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) Firewall
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) AMQP
2 1 (2.86%) VPN
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
2 6 (17.14%) MongoDB
2 6 (17.14%) NoSQL
2 6 (17.14%) Redis
2 6 (17.14%) Big Data
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.86%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.86%) MS Access
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.71%) NUnit
2 1 (2.86%) Maven
2 1 (2.86%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Gradle
2 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.86%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.86%) JUnit
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Banking
3 4 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Front Office
4 2 (5.71%) Advertising
5 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Developer
2 7 (20.00%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Lead Architect
4 4 (11.43%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Business Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Deployment Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (17.14%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (8.57%) WCF
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.57%) Web Services
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) CSS
4 2 (5.71%) STL
4 2 (5.71%) MFC
4 2 (5.71%) WPF
4 2 (5.71%) Silverlight
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Fixed Income
1 2 (5.71%) N-Tier
1 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.86%) Replication
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) Economics
2 1 (2.86%) Derivative
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Wiki
2 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) UNIX
3 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Solaris
5 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) CRM
1 6 (17.14%) Project Management
1 6 (17.14%) Performance Testing
1 6 (17.14%) DevOps
2 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (11.43%) TOGAF
3 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.57%) Migration
3 3 (8.57%) SOA
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.71%) ERP
4 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Management
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.71%) RUP
4 2 (5.71%) Scrum
4 2 (5.71%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.00%) C#
2 6 (17.14%) Ruby
3 4 (11.43%) SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
4 3 (8.57%) C
5 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.71%) VB
6 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.86%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.86%) APMP
2 1 (2.86%) CCNA
2 1 (2.86%) ISEB
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.71%) XenApp
2 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) XenServer
3 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Puppet
1 6 (17.14%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.86%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (31.43%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 6 (17.14%) Yahoo!
4 6 (17.14%) Rackspace
5 4 (11.43%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.86%) Reuters
8 1 (2.86%) Symantec
8 1 (2.86%) Omniture
8 1 (2.86%) Axway
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) Veritas
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) EMC
8 1 (2.86%) Sybase
8 1 (2.86%) SAP
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 55 minutes ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
North London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 to £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £515 per day + ASAP
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Competitive Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Executive Resource Group
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago