The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £360
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 -
% change year-on-year
-35.93% -
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
48 30 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 29.81% 18.29% 16.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 17
Median daily rate £360 £333 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% -0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £450 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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