The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 78 98
Contract jobs citing COM 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.17% 0.069%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.53% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £280 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -13.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £328
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.75
COM
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
401 376 559
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 29.21% 31.26% 38.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 230 271
Average daily rate £325 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 23
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.50 £25.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -24.21%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Manchester region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago