The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 397 389 368
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -21
Contract jobs citing COM 14 25 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.059% 0.10% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.33% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 36
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.05% -18.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £224 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £453 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.75
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7263 7580 7539
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.76% 31.27% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 5169 5471 5259
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 80 82
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.00 £19.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £55.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
COM
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 3 £475 +18.60% 94
Hammersmith - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Enfield - - - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 9 (26.47%) UNIX
4 8 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
4 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
4 8 (23.53%) Ruby
4 8 (23.53%) Yahoo!
4 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
4 8 (23.53%) Puppet
4 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
4 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
4 8 (23.53%) Redis
4 8 (23.53%) Rackspace
4 8 (23.53%) Big Data
4 8 (23.53%) Node.js
4 8 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
4 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (23.53%) DevOps
5 7 (20.59%) .NET
5 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.65%) C#
6 6 (17.65%) MS Office
6 6 (17.65%) Project Management
6 6 (17.65%) Banking
7 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
7 5 (14.71%) Oracle
7 5 (14.71%) Linux

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (23.53%) Node.js
2 5 (14.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.94%) Apache
4 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 6 (17.65%) MS Office
3 3 (8.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.94%) WebTrends
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.94%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (2.94%) SAN
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Wireless
2 1 (2.94%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) VPN
2 1 (2.94%) DHCP
2 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) Hadoop
1 8 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 8 (23.53%) Redis
1 8 (23.53%) Big Data
2 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Spotfire
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.94%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (2.94%) Maven
2 1 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.94%) Gradle
2 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
2 1 (2.94%) JUnit
General
1 10 (29.41%) Finance
2 6 (17.65%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 2 (5.88%) Front Office
5 1 (2.94%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Lead Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) DevOps Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Consultant
5 3 (8.82%) Business Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Applications Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Financial Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Messaging Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
3 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) CSS
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.88%) WCF
4 2 (5.88%) WPF
4 2 (5.88%) HTML
5 1 (2.94%) Silverlight
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) HTML5
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Remoting
5 1 (2.94%) STL
5 1 (2.94%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Fixed Income
1 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.94%) Replication
2 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.94%) Economics
2 1 (2.94%) Derivative
2 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Life Science
2 1 (2.94%) Wiki
2 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
2 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (29.41%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) UNIX
3 5 (14.71%) Linux
4 4 (11.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Performance Testing
1 8 (23.53%) DevOps
2 6 (17.65%) Project Management
3 4 (11.76%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.88%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
5 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) ITSM
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) ERP
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Ruby
2 6 (17.65%) C#
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) VB
4 2 (5.88%) C++
4 2 (5.88%) C
4 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) MCITP
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.94%) APMP
2 1 (2.94%) CCNA
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (2.94%) GxP
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.94%) XenApp
3 1 (2.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (23.53%) Puppet
1 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (23.53%) Salesforce.com
2 8 (23.53%) Yahoo!
2 8 (23.53%) Rackspace
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 3 (8.82%) Apple
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 2 (5.88%) SAP
6 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.94%) Axway
7 1 (2.94%) Tableau
7 1 (2.94%) JBoss
7 1 (2.94%) Cognos
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco
7 1 (2.94%) IBM
7 1 (2.94%) Sybase
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) HP
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day + Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-350 Per Day ASAP
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £700 - £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago