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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / London
Rank 366 387 399
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +12
Contract jobs citing COM 36 28 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.13% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.41% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 13
Median daily rate £450 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £550
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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
6746 6778 6466
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.88% 31.61% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5081 5017 4783
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -4 6 £360 -31.42% 19
Feltham - 2 - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 64 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (65.63%) MS Excel
2 42 (65.63%) SQL Server
3 41 (64.06%) Salesforce.com
4 39 (60.94%) CRM
4 39 (60.94%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (60.94%) Windows
4 39 (60.94%) Dynamics CRM
5 37 (57.81%) SharePoint
6 36 (56.25%) Oracle
6 36 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 35 (54.69%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (51.56%) C#
9 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (50.00%) Retail
10 31 (48.44%) Data Management
10 31 (48.44%) SAP
11 30 (46.88%) Document Management
11 30 (46.88%) Infor
11 30 (46.88%) Skype for Business
11 30 (46.88%) Office 365
11 30 (46.88%) Yammer
11 30 (46.88%) Case Management
12 27 (42.19%) .NET
13 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 23 (35.94%) SDLC
14 22 (34.38%) Waterfall
14 22 (34.38%) SQL
15 18 (28.13%) Web Services

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 37 (57.81%) SharePoint
2 35 (54.69%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (46.88%) Skype for Business
4 12 (18.75%) IIS
5 7 (10.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.56%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 42 (65.63%) MS Excel
2 10 (15.63%) MS Office
3 5 (7.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (3.13%) MS Project
6 1 (1.56%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 39 (60.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (6.25%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 3 (4.69%) NetSuite
5 2 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (1.56%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.56%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (1.56%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 36 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (46.88%) Office 365
2 30 (46.88%) Yammer
3 5 (7.81%) IaaS
3 5 (7.81%) PaaS
4 4 (6.25%) Force.com
5 3 (4.69%) Veeva
6 1 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) HTTPS
1 6 (9.38%) X.509
2 4 (6.25%) HTTP
3 3 (4.69%) 802.11
3 3 (4.69%) ADSL
3 3 (4.69%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (4.69%) EIGRP
3 3 (4.69%) ICMP
3 3 (4.69%) IPsec
3 3 (4.69%) iSCSI
3 3 (4.69%) L2TP
3 3 (4.69%) MPLS
3 3 (4.69%) NAS
3 3 (4.69%) OSPF
3 3 (4.69%) RIP
3 3 (4.69%) SNMP
3 3 (4.69%) SSH
4 1 (1.56%) Intranet
4 1 (1.56%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 23 (35.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (21.88%) Oracle Reports
4 13 (20.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.13%) Power BI
6 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.56%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (21.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.38%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) MorphX
5 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) Xcode
General
1 32 (50.00%) Retail
2 13 (20.31%) Finance
3 7 (10.94%) Marketing
4 5 (7.81%) Advertising
5 4 (6.25%) Legal
6 3 (4.69%) Law
7 2 (3.13%) Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Investment Banking
7 2 (3.13%) Publishing
8 1 (1.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Consultant
2 19 (29.69%) Developer
3 17 (26.56%) Microsoft Consultant
4 15 (23.44%) CRM Consultant
5 13 (20.31%) Architect
6 12 (18.75%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 11 (17.19%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 9 (14.06%) CRM Technical Consultant
8 9 (14.06%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (14.06%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (12.50%) CRM Architect
9 8 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM Architect
9 8 (12.50%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (9.38%) Dynamics AX Developer
11 5 (7.81%) Analyst
11 5 (7.81%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 5 (7.81%) Integration Consultant
11 5 (7.81%) Technical Leader
12 4 (6.25%) CRM Solutions Architect
12 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.19%) .NET
2 18 (28.13%) Web Services
3 12 (18.75%) WCF
3 12 (18.75%) XML
4 6 (9.38%) XML Messaging
4 6 (9.38%) XSD
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
5 4 (6.25%) Mason
5 4 (6.25%) Visualforce
6 3 (4.69%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.69%) 802.1X
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 3 (4.69%) CSS
6 3 (4.69%) REST
6 3 (4.69%) SOAP
7 2 (3.13%) MDX
8 1 (1.56%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.56%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (17.19%) Life Science
3 4 (6.25%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 2 (3.13%) Equities
4 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.56%) Derivative
5 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 2 (3.13%) FreeBSD
2 2 (3.13%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.56%) Android
3 1 (1.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (60.94%) Business Intelligence
1 39 (60.94%) CRM
2 32 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (48.44%) Data Management
4 30 (46.88%) Case Management
4 30 (46.88%) Document Management
5 23 (35.94%) SDLC
6 22 (34.38%) Waterfall
7 15 (23.44%) Business Analysis
7 15 (23.44%) Enterprise Architecture
8 14 (21.88%) Integration Testing
8 14 (21.88%) TOGAF
8 14 (21.88%) Zachman Framework
9 12 (18.75%) Presales
9 12 (18.75%) Scrum
9 12 (18.75%) TDD
10 8 (12.50%) Business Development
11 7 (10.94%) Service Design
11 7 (10.94%) SOA
12 5 (7.81%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 33 (51.56%) C#
2 22 (34.38%) SQL
3 6 (9.38%) Java
4 4 (6.25%) Apex Code
4 4 (6.25%) C++
4 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.69%) C
6 2 (3.13%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.56%) Perl
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) VB
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
7 1 (1.56%) VC++
7 1 (1.56%) X++
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) CCNP
2 3 (4.69%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (4.69%) PMP
2 3 (4.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.13%) CCDP
3 2 (3.13%) CCIE
3 2 (3.13%) CISSP
3 2 (3.13%) CLAS
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) CBAP
4 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (26.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Forefront TMG
2 3 (4.69%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.69%) vSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Nessus
1 3 (4.69%) WhatsUp Gold
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.56%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 41 (64.06%) Salesforce.com
3 36 (56.25%) Oracle
4 31 (48.44%) SAP
5 30 (46.88%) Infor
6 3 (4.69%) BT
6 3 (4.69%) Cisco
6 3 (4.69%) HP
6 3 (4.69%) Siebel
6 3 (4.69%) VMware
7 1 (1.56%) Apttus
7 1 (1.56%) Conga
7 1 (1.56%) Hyperion
7 1 (1.56%) IBM
7 1 (1.56%) Informatica
7 1 (1.56%) KANA
7 1 (1.56%) Pardot
7 1 (1.56%) Remedy
7 1 (1.56%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
7 1 (1.56%) Serena
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