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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 381 419 300
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -119
Contract jobs citing COM 21 6 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.091% 0.025% 0.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.082% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 68
Average daily rate
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£550 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £363
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.16%
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
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +12 4 £145 -65.88% 122
Ealing - - - -
Barnet - - - -
Coulsdon - - - -
Croydon - - - - 1
Enfield - - - -
Sidcup - - - - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 11 (28.21%) Web Services
3 11 (28.21%) XML
3 11 (28.21%) HTML
3 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 11 (28.21%) CSS
4 9 (23.08%) .NET
4 9 (23.08%) Windows
4 9 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (23.08%) Ajax
4 9 (23.08%) Degree
5 8 (20.51%) CMDB
5 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (20.51%) Customer Engagement
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL V2
5 8 (20.51%) HP UCMDB
5 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow
5 8 (20.51%) IT Asset Management
5 8 (20.51%) Service Management
5 8 (20.51%) ITSM
5 8 (20.51%) LDAP
5 8 (20.51%) VPN
5 8 (20.51%) SSL
5 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 8 (20.51%) SOAP
6 6 (15.38%) C#
6 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (12.82%) MS Office

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 4 (10.26%) IIS
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 5 (12.82%) MS Office
3 4 (10.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
5 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.69%) SaaS
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) LDAP
1 8 (20.51%) VPN
1 8 (20.51%) SSL
2 3 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (5.13%) DHCP
3 2 (5.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.56%) MS Access
3 1 (2.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Calabash
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 3 (7.69%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Law
4 2 (5.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Developer
2 13 (33.33%) Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ITSM Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Technical Developer
4 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Senior Consultant
4 8 (20.51%) Technical Consultant
5 7 (17.95%) Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) Architect
7 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Quantitative Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) Web Services
1 11 (28.21%) XML
1 11 (28.21%) HTML
1 11 (28.21%) CSS
2 9 (23.08%) .NET
2 9 (23.08%) Ajax
3 8 (20.51%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.26%) STL
4 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.69%) XSLT
6 2 (5.13%) MFC
6 2 (5.13%) HTML5
6 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (5.13%) WCF
6 2 (5.13%) Silverlight
6 2 (5.13%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (2.56%) OOXML
7 1 (2.56%) jQuery
7 1 (2.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) CMDB
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Wiki
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Technical Architecture
1 8 (20.51%) Customer Engagement
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL V2
1 8 (20.51%) IT Asset Management
1 8 (20.51%) Service Management
1 8 (20.51%) ITSM
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 5 (12.82%) CRM
3 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (10.26%) TOGAF
3 4 (10.26%) Project Management
4 3 (7.69%) Use Case
4 3 (7.69%) Analytics
4 3 (7.69%) Software Architecture
4 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 3 (7.69%) OO
4 3 (7.69%) DSDM
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.13%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) C++
3 4 (10.26%) VBA
4 3 (7.69%) C
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) VB
6 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) XenServer
4 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.56%) Firmware
4 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
3 1 (2.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (20.51%) ServiceNow
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
5 3 (7.69%) Oracle
5 3 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (5.13%) IBM
6 2 (5.13%) LexisNexis
7 1 (2.56%) Meru Networks
7 1 (2.56%) Siebel
7 1 (2.56%) Juniper
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Reuters
7 1 (2.56%) Symantec
7 1 (2.56%) HP
7 1 (2.56%) EMC
7 1 (2.56%) AppSense
7 1 (2.56%) Omniture
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £490 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 125-150 Per Day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day. 3 mths contract
Posted: 9 days ago