The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 425 426 423
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing COM 18 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.056% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.17% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 12
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £234 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £550 £596
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £388
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.19 £60.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
7940 7501 7555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.78% 32.06% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5882 5583 5482
Median daily rate £450 £438 £424
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +3.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.50 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.26% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.55 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +8.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the London region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 2 - -
City of London +8 1 £475 +97.91% 13
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for COM.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (76.19%) Salesforce.com
3 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
4 24 (57.14%) Oracle
5 22 (52.38%) SAP
6 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (38.10%) CRM
8 15 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
8 15 (35.71%) Marketing
9 14 (33.33%) Retail
10 13 (30.95%) .NET
10 13 (30.95%) Windows
10 13 (30.95%) Apex Code
11 12 (28.57%) Visualforce
11 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
11 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
11 12 (28.57%) C#
11 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
12 11 (26.19%) Data Management
12 11 (26.19%) Office 365
12 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (26.19%) Infor
13 10 (23.81%) Yammer
13 10 (23.81%) Case Management
13 10 (23.81%) Skype for Business
13 10 (23.81%) Document Management
13 10 (23.81%) Finance
13 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (23.81%) Skype for Business
3 3 (7.14%) Documentum
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.52%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (19.05%) Eloqua
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (9.52%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Radian6
6 1 (2.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (2.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (26.19%) Office 365
2 10 (23.81%) Yammer
3 7 (16.67%) Force.com
4 2 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (4.76%) SaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Veeva
5 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) MPLS
1 3 (7.14%) OSPF
1 3 (7.14%) RIP
2 2 (4.76%) 802.11
2 2 (4.76%) ADSL
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.76%) EIGRP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (4.76%) ICMP
2 2 (4.76%) IPsec
2 2 (4.76%) iSCSI
2 2 (4.76%) L2TP
2 2 (4.76%) NAS
2 2 (4.76%) SNMP
2 2 (4.76%) SSH
3 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) Multicast
3 1 (2.38%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.14%) ClearCase
2 3 (7.14%) ClearQuest
2 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (2.38%) Ant
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 15 (35.71%) Marketing
2 14 (33.33%) Retail
3 10 (23.81%) Finance
4 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Advertising
6 1 (2.38%) Law
6 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (42.86%) Architect
2 8 (19.05%) Technical Architect
3 7 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Developer
3 7 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Salesforce.com Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) .NET Architect
5 4 (9.52%) Salesforce.com Architect
6 3 (7.14%) .NET Technical Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) C# Architect
6 3 (7.14%) CRM Architect
6 3 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Salesforce.com Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Documentum Developer
7 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) .NET
2 12 (28.57%) Visualforce
3 8 (19.05%) Web Services
4 7 (16.67%) XML
5 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
5 5 (11.90%) CSS
5 5 (11.90%) HTML
5 5 (11.90%) REST
5 5 (11.90%) SOAP
6 4 (9.52%) XSD
7 3 (7.14%) 802.1X
7 3 (7.14%) Java EE
7 3 (7.14%) WDK
8 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
8 2 (4.76%) Backbone.js
8 2 (4.76%) jQuery
8 2 (4.76%) Mason
8 2 (4.76%) Middleware
8 2 (4.76%) Node.js
8 2 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
3 8 (19.05%) Data Structures
4 5 (11.90%) Life Science
5 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Unix
3 2 (4.76%) FreeBSD
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) CRM
3 12 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 12 (28.57%) Waterfall
4 11 (26.19%) Data Management
5 10 (23.81%) Business Intelligence
5 10 (23.81%) Case Management
5 10 (23.81%) Document Management
6 8 (19.05%) Data Modelling
6 8 (19.05%) ERD
6 8 (19.05%) Logical Data Model
6 8 (19.05%) Physical Data Model
6 8 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (19.05%) UML
7 7 (16.67%) Business Analysis
7 7 (16.67%) Migration
7 7 (16.67%) Project Management
8 6 (14.29%) Presales
8 6 (14.29%) Scrum
8 6 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Apex Code
2 12 (28.57%) C#
3 10 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (16.67%) SQL
5 5 (11.90%) Java
6 4 (9.52%) Ruby
7 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.76%) C++
9 1 (2.38%) SOQL
9 1 (2.38%) SOSL
9 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) CCIE
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) CBAP
3 2 (4.76%) CCDP
3 2 (4.76%) CCNP
3 2 (4.76%) MCSE
3 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.76%) PMP
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) CISSP
4 1 (2.38%) CLAS
4 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) MCITP
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) Nessus
1 2 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 32 (76.19%) Salesforce.com
3 24 (57.14%) Oracle
4 22 (52.38%) SAP
5 11 (26.19%) Infor
6 8 (19.05%) Hyperion
7 4 (9.52%) Cisco
7 4 (9.52%) Siebel
8 3 (7.14%) Conga
8 3 (7.14%) IBM
8 3 (7.14%) Pardot
8 3 (7.14%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
8 3 (7.14%) VMware
9 2 (4.76%) Apttus
9 2 (4.76%) BT
9 2 (4.76%) HP
9 2 (4.76%) Informatica
9 2 (4.76%) NetSuite
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) Sage
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