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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 379 381 327
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -54
Contract jobs citing COM 24 14 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.062% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.20% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 45
Average daily rate
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£515 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £370 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £22.00
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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
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 22 May 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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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 5 £488 +30.00% 154
Ealing - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £390 -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 17 (44.74%) Degree
3 16 (42.11%) HTML
4 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
4 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 15 (39.47%) ITIL
5 14 (36.84%) XML
5 14 (36.84%) Service Management
5 14 (36.84%) ITIL V2
6 13 (34.21%) Customer Engagement
6 13 (34.21%) Technical Architecture
6 13 (34.21%) CMDB
6 13 (34.21%) HP UCMDB
6 13 (34.21%) ServiceNow
6 13 (34.21%) IT Asset Management
6 13 (34.21%) ITSM
6 13 (34.21%) Ajax
6 13 (34.21%) SOAP
6 13 (34.21%) LDAP
6 13 (34.21%) VPN
6 13 (34.21%) SSL
7 11 (28.95%) Finance
8 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (26.32%) Project Management
9 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
9 9 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
10 8 (21.05%) MS Office
11 7 (18.42%) CRM

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.89%) CMS
2 1 (2.63%) Kentico
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.05%) MS Office
3 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Shockwave
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Adobe Campaign
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Force.com
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) LDAP
1 13 (34.21%) VPN
1 13 (34.21%) SSL
2 3 (7.89%) HTTP
2 3 (7.89%) Intranet
3 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.63%) MPLS
3 1 (2.63%) DSL
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.63%) QlikView
3 1 (2.63%) Spotfire
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.26%) Selenium
2 2 (5.26%) WebDriver
2 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Ranorex
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Marketing
4 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
5 3 (7.89%) Legal
6 2 (5.26%) Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
6 2 (5.26%) Law
7 1 (2.63%) Interactive Media
7 1 (2.63%) Japanese Language
7 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.63%) Automotive
7 1 (2.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Technical Developer
2 13 (34.21%) ITSM Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) ServiceNow Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Technical Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) Consultant
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 2 (5.26%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.26%) Data Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (44.74%) Web Services
2 16 (42.11%) HTML
3 15 (39.47%) CSS
4 14 (36.84%) XML
5 13 (34.21%) Ajax
5 13 (34.21%) SOAP
6 5 (13.16%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) Visualforce
8 2 (5.26%) HTML5
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.63%) REST
9 1 (2.63%) RESTful
9 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.63%) CSS3
9 1 (2.63%) WCF
9 1 (2.63%) WPF
9 1 (2.63%) LINQ
9 1 (2.63%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) CMDB
2 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) Data Conversion
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.63%) Flash Games
5 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
5 1 (2.63%) Equities
5 1 (2.63%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) ITIL
2 14 (36.84%) Service Management
2 14 (36.84%) ITIL V2
3 13 (34.21%) Customer Engagement
3 13 (34.21%) Technical Architecture
3 13 (34.21%) IT Asset Management
3 13 (34.21%) ITSM
4 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
5 9 (23.68%) Asset Management
6 7 (18.42%) CRM
7 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (10.53%) Scrum
7 4 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
8 3 (7.89%) Software Engineering
8 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.26%) Document Management
9 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) C#
3 4 (10.53%) Apex Code
4 1 (2.63%) R
4 1 (2.63%) VBA
4 1 (2.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCITP
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) CRD IV
3 1 (2.63%) Basel III
3 1 (2.63%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.63%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (34.21%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) ServiceNow
3 9 (23.68%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (10.53%) ExactTarget
5 3 (7.89%) EPiServer
5 3 (7.89%) Oracle
6 2 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 1 (2.63%) Nimsoft
7 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.63%) Tableau
7 1 (2.63%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.63%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.63%) Adobe
7 1 (2.63%) IBM
7 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.63%) Reuters
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) Sybase
7 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
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