The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - -
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 £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +155.31%
COM
South East

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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
55 65 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 21.91% 24.25% 14.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 22
Average daily rate £320 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

COM
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics NAV
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft