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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
OLE Custom Controls (OCX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OCX 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £270 -
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
7108 7169 7420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.09% 31.29% 31.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5155 5149 5316
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 35 97
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.09 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

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