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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 391 281 356
Rank change year-on-year
-110 +75
Contract jobs citing COM 21 97 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.45% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 1.56% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 71 53
Average daily rate £500 £475 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -8.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £80.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -28.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7050 6222 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.11% 28.77% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 4508 5114
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -52 4 £263 -41.66% 119
Ealing - - - -
Hammersmith - - - - 1
Enfield - - - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Finance
3 10 (34.48%) Windows
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
5 8 (27.59%) Ruby
5 8 (27.59%) Yahoo!
5 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
5 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
5 8 (27.59%) Puppet
5 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
5 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
5 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (27.59%) Node.js
5 8 (27.59%) Redis
5 8 (27.59%) Rackspace
5 8 (27.59%) Big Data
5 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (24.14%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 7 (24.14%) .NET
6 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.69%) Oracle
7 6 (20.69%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) Linux
8 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
9 4 (13.79%) WPF
9 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (13.79%) Banking
9 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (27.59%) Node.js
2 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Apache
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.45%) MQSeries
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.34%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (10.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) HTTP
1 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.45%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.45%) SSH
2 1 (3.45%) AMQP
2 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.45%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) Hadoop
1 8 (27.59%) MongoDB
1 8 (27.59%) NoSQL
1 8 (27.59%) Redis
1 8 (27.59%) Big Data
2 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
5 1 (3.45%) Spotfire
5 1 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.45%) DataStage
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) NUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.45%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 11 (37.93%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
4 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (3.45%) Front Office
4 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Architect
2 7 (24.14%) Lead Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.90%) WPF Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Manager
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Data Centre Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Architect
6 1 (3.45%) SQL DBA
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Applications Architect
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Architect
6 1 (3.45%) Functional Architect
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby on Rails
1 8 (27.59%) RabbitMQ
2 7 (24.14%) .NET
3 4 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 4 (13.79%) WPF
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (10.34%) WCF
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 2 (6.90%) WinForms
6 1 (3.45%) HTML
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
6 1 (3.45%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) Web Services
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) XSD
6 1 (3.45%) XSL
6 1 (3.45%) MSMQ
6 1 (3.45%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.45%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (3.45%) Derivative
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Applied Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Physics
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Life Science
2 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
3 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.24%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) CRM
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) ITSM
3 2 (6.90%) ERP
3 2 (6.90%) OOP
3 2 (6.90%) OO
3 2 (6.90%) Scrum
3 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) TDD
4 1 (3.45%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (3.45%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.45%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
4 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
4 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (3.45%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) Ruby
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Java
4 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.45%) C
5 1 (3.45%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.45%) F#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) CCNA
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
2 1 (3.45%) GxP
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) Puppet
1 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.90%) Control-M
3 1 (3.45%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) Yahoo!
2 8 (27.59%) Rackspace
3 6 (20.69%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) SAP
5 2 (6.90%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.45%) JBoss
6 1 (3.45%) Cognos
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco
6 1 (3.45%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Sybase
6 1 (3.45%) Business Objects
6 1 (3.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.45%) Axway
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
South West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £201 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £370 - £420 per day + Sitecore 7 project
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £00 - £1 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Paddington, London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Rate: Contract £500-£650 per day - initial 6 month contract
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £525.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Wimbledon
Premier Group
Rate: £30000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago