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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 381 372 290
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -82
Contract jobs citing COM 17 19 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.087% 0.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.29% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 12 71
Average daily rate
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£550 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
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
6298 6485 5952
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.66% 29.67% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4610 4563 4327
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 59 50
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £46.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +13 4 £413 +57.14% 115
Bromley - - - -
Chessington - - - - 2
Croydon - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 16 (41.03%) HTML
2 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 16 (41.03%) XML
3 15 (38.46%) CSS
3 15 (38.46%) Web Services
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL
3 15 (38.46%) Service Management
3 15 (38.46%) ITIL V2
4 14 (35.90%) ServiceNow
4 14 (35.90%) HP UCMDB
4 14 (35.90%) IT Asset Management
4 14 (35.90%) CMDB
4 14 (35.90%) Customer Engagement
4 14 (35.90%) ITSM
4 14 (35.90%) Technical Architecture
4 14 (35.90%) Ajax
4 14 (35.90%) SOAP
4 14 (35.90%) LDAP
4 14 (35.90%) VPN
4 14 (35.90%) SSL
5 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 7 (17.95%) MS Office
6 7 (17.95%) Project Management
7 6 (15.38%) Finance
7 6 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (15.38%) .NET
7 6 (15.38%) SQL
7 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills

COM
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (7.69%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.56%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (2.56%) MS Project Server
3 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.56%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (17.95%) MS Office
3 3 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 2 (5.13%) MS Project
5 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (2.56%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
1 1 (2.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.90%) LDAP
1 14 (35.90%) VPN
1 14 (35.90%) SSL
2 2 (5.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) NetScaler
3 1 (2.56%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) Spotfire
4 1 (2.56%) QlikView
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) Calabash
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 3 (7.69%) Front Office
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Advertising
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Interactive Media
4 1 (2.56%) Games
4 1 (2.56%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 17 (43.59%) Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) ServiceNow Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) ServiceNow Developer
3 14 (35.90%) ITSM Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) Technical Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Senior Developer
3 14 (35.90%) Technical Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) Senior Consultant
3 14 (35.90%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Data Architect
7 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (41.03%) HTML
1 16 (41.03%) XML
2 15 (38.46%) CSS
2 15 (38.46%) Web Services
3 14 (35.90%) Ajax
3 14 (35.90%) SOAP
4 6 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (5.13%) XSLT
5 2 (5.13%) STL
5 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.13%) HTML5
5 2 (5.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.56%) REST
6 1 (2.56%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.56%) MDX
6 1 (2.56%) OOXML
6 1 (2.56%) SAX
6 1 (2.56%) Flash
6 1 (2.56%) XSD
6 1 (2.56%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) CMDB
2 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Fixed Income
3 2 (5.13%) Equities
3 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.13%) Data Conversion
3 2 (5.13%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.56%) Derivative
4 1 (2.56%) Flash Games
4 1 (2.56%) Clustering
4 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
1 15 (38.46%) Service Management
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL V2
2 14 (35.90%) IT Asset Management
2 14 (35.90%) Customer Engagement
2 14 (35.90%) ITSM
2 14 (35.90%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 4 (10.26%) CRM
4 4 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (10.26%) Analytics
5 3 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 3 (7.69%) Scrum
5 3 (7.69%) DSDM
5 3 (7.69%) OO
5 3 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.13%) ERP
6 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.13%) Migration
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) JavaScript
2 6 (15.38%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) VBA
4 3 (7.69%) C#
5 2 (5.13%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) Ruby
6 1 (2.56%) R
6 1 (2.56%) VB6
6 1 (2.56%) C
6 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) VCP4
2 1 (2.56%) MCITP
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.56%) XenApp
2 1 (2.56%) XenServer
2 1 (2.56%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (35.90%) HP UCMDB
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (35.90%) ServiceNow
3 6 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Tableau
5 1 (2.56%) LexisNexis
5 1 (2.56%) AppSense
5 1 (2.56%) Citrix
5 1 (2.56%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.56%) Reuters
5 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.56%) Adobe
5 1 (2.56%) Business Objects
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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