The table below looks at the statistics for OCX 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 OCX over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
OLE Custom Controls (OCX)
Rank - 420 -
Contract jobs citing OCX 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.012% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.038% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £575 -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £260 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
7405 7917 7185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.15% 31.34% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5526 5779 5142
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 £290 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 62
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +52.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.10 £22.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

OCX
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing OCX across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OCX Jobs Demand Trend in London

OCX
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OCX across the London region.

OCX Daily Rate Trend in London