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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 392 418 406
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs citing COM 23 15 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.097% 0.063% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.20% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 9
Average daily rate
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£275 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £299 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £610 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £288 £363 £330
% change year-on-year
-20.68% +9.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
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
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 10 £233 - 81
Ealing - 1 - - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
3 15 (31.91%) SQL
4 14 (29.79%) Windows
5 13 (27.66%) C#
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
5 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (27.66%) Degree
6 12 (25.53%) Web Services
7 11 (23.40%) CSS
7 11 (23.40%) HTML
8 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) .NET
9 9 (19.15%) XML
9 9 (19.15%) ITIL
9 9 (19.15%) Asset Management
9 9 (19.15%) Technical Architecture
10 8 (17.02%) CMDB
10 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.02%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (17.02%) ITIL V2
10 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
10 8 (17.02%) HP UCMDB
10 8 (17.02%) IT Asset Management
10 8 (17.02%) Retail
10 8 (17.02%) Ajax
10 8 (17.02%) ITSM
10 8 (17.02%) Service Management
10 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 8 (17.02%) MS Office

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (6.38%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.13%) Kentico
3 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (34.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (17.02%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project
4 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Force.com
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) VPN
1 8 (17.02%) SSL
1 8 (17.02%) LDAP
2 3 (6.38%) HTTP
2 3 (6.38%) Intranet
3 2 (4.26%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.13%) LAN
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
4 1 (2.13%) MPLS
4 1 (2.13%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.26%) MS Access
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.64%) Selenium
3 4 (8.51%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.38%) Ranorex
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.26%) Subversion
6 1 (2.13%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.13%) NUnit
6 1 (2.13%) Bower
6 1 (2.13%) FxCop
6 1 (2.13%) StyleCop
6 1 (2.13%) NDepend
6 1 (2.13%) Moq
6 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.13%) Grunt
6 1 (2.13%) JSHint
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 8 (17.02%) Retail
3 6 (12.77%) Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.64%) Marketing
5 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
6 3 (6.38%) Front Office
6 3 (6.38%) Legal
7 2 (4.26%) Law
7 2 (4.26%) French Language
8 1 (2.13%) Japanese Language
8 1 (2.13%) Automotive
8 1 (2.13%) Back Office
8 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
2 8 (17.02%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) ITSM Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) Technical Developer
2 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow Consultant
2 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow Developer
3 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.64%) Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.51%) .NET Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com Developer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (25.53%) Web Services
2 11 (23.40%) HTML
2 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 9 (19.15%) .NET
3 9 (19.15%) XML
4 8 (17.02%) Ajax
4 8 (17.02%) SOAP
5 5 (10.64%) Visualforce
6 3 (6.38%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (6.38%) LINQ
7 2 (4.26%) jQuery
7 2 (4.26%) WCF
7 2 (4.26%) WPF
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (4.26%) HTML5
8 1 (2.13%) Entity Framework
8 1 (2.13%) REST
8 1 (2.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) CMDB
2 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) E-Learning
5 1 (2.13%) Equities
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.13%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.13%) W3C
5 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (10.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.26%) Linux
5 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) Asset Management
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (17.02%) ITIL V2
3 8 (17.02%) Customer Engagement
3 8 (17.02%) IT Asset Management
3 8 (17.02%) Service Management
3 8 (17.02%) ITSM
4 6 (12.77%) CRM
4 6 (12.77%) Scrum
5 5 (10.64%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) MVC
6 4 (8.51%) OO
6 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
6 4 (8.51%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.38%) ERP
7 3 (6.38%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.91%) SQL
2 13 (27.66%) C#
3 10 (21.28%) JavaScript
4 5 (10.64%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.26%) Java
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.13%) C++
6 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.13%) VBA
6 1 (2.13%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.26%) MCSE
3 2 (4.26%) MCITP
4 1 (2.13%) PMP
4 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) QA
1 2 (4.26%) CRD IV
2 1 (2.13%) Basel II
2 1 (2.13%) Basel III
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
3 7 (14.89%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.51%) ExactTarget
5 3 (6.38%) EPiServer
5 3 (6.38%) JD Edwards
6 2 (4.26%) Polycom
6 2 (4.26%) Bloomberg
6 2 (4.26%) Sybase
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
7 1 (2.13%) IBM
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Citrix
7 1 (2.13%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.13%) Kaseya
7 1 (2.13%) Nimsoft
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