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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 389 406 395
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing COM 25 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £450 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +16.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £278 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £525 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-28.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.25 - -
UK excluding London average 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
7353 7326 7682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.22% 31.02% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5348 5215 5537
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 44 80
Average hourly rate £24.23 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.15% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £53.00 £55.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 29 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

COM Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2015. 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 +11 10 £225 -52.63% 49
Ealing - 3 - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
3 16 (32.00%) SQL
4 15 (30.00%) Finance
5 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (28.00%) Degree
6 13 (26.00%) C#
6 13 (26.00%) Windows
6 13 (26.00%) Web Services
7 12 (24.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) HTML
8 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (22.00%) XML
8 11 (22.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) .NET
9 10 (20.00%) Service Management
9 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
9 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (20.00%) ITIL V2
10 9 (18.00%) HP UCMDB
10 9 (18.00%) ServiceNow
10 9 (18.00%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (18.00%) Ajax
10 9 (18.00%) Retail
10 9 (18.00%) CMDB
10 9 (18.00%) Project Management
10 9 (18.00%) ITSM
10 9 (18.00%) SOAP
10 9 (18.00%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (18.00%) LDAP

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 3 (6.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.00%) Kentico
3 1 (2.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (34.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
3 4 (8.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.00%) MS Project
4 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Force.com
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) LDAP
1 9 (18.00%) VPN
1 9 (18.00%) SSL
2 3 (6.00%) Intranet
2 3 (6.00%) HTTP
3 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.00%) MPLS
4 1 (2.00%) DSL
4 1 (2.00%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.00%) LAN
4 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) MS Access
4 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.00%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.00%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.00%) Subversion
6 1 (2.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.00%) NUnit
6 1 (2.00%) Bower
6 1 (2.00%) FxCop
6 1 (2.00%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.00%) NDepend
6 1 (2.00%) Moq
6 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.00%) Grunt
6 1 (2.00%) JSHint
General
1 15 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (18.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.00%) Marketing
4 5 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 3 (6.00%) Front Office
5 3 (6.00%) Legal
6 2 (4.00%) Law
6 2 (4.00%) French Language
7 1 (2.00%) Japanese Language
7 1 (2.00%) Automotive
7 1 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (52.00%) Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Senior Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Senior Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) ITSM Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) Technical Developer
2 9 (18.00%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 9 (18.00%) ServiceNow Developer
3 5 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 4 (8.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Data Architect
6 2 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) Web Services
2 12 (24.00%) HTML
2 12 (24.00%) CSS
3 11 (22.00%) XML
4 10 (20.00%) .NET
5 9 (18.00%) SOAP
5 9 (18.00%) Ajax
6 5 (10.00%) Visualforce
7 3 (6.00%) LINQ
8 2 (4.00%) jQuery
8 2 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (4.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.00%) WCF
8 2 (4.00%) WPF
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (4.00%) HTML5
9 1 (2.00%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.00%) REST
9 1 (2.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) CMDB
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.00%) Data Conversion
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.00%) Equities
4 1 (2.00%) Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (2.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) W3C
4 1 (2.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.00%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (26.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.00%) Linux
5 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL
3 10 (20.00%) Service Management
3 10 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 10 (20.00%) ITIL V2
3 10 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (18.00%) IT Asset Management
4 9 (18.00%) Customer Engagement
4 9 (18.00%) Project Management
4 9 (18.00%) ITSM
5 7 (14.00%) CRM
5 7 (14.00%) Scrum
6 4 (8.00%) MVC
6 4 (8.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (6.00%) ERP
7 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) SQL
2 13 (26.00%) C#
3 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.00%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (2.00%) R
6 1 (2.00%) XMLA
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.00%) C++
6 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.00%) VBA
6 1 (2.00%) Python
6 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) MCITP
4 1 (2.00%) PMP
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.00%) Basel II
3 1 (2.00%) Basel III
3 1 (2.00%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) Salesforce.com
2 9 (18.00%) ServiceNow
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) ExactTarget
5 3 (6.00%) JD Edwards
5 3 (6.00%) EPiServer
6 2 (4.00%) Polycom
6 2 (4.00%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.00%) Sybase
6 2 (4.00%) SAP
7 1 (2.00%) IBM
7 1 (2.00%) HP
7 1 (2.00%) Dell
7 1 (2.00%) Citrix
7 1 (2.00%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.00%) Reuters
7 1 (2.00%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.00%) Nimsoft
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