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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £382 £413 £328
% change year-on-year
-7.51% +25.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £20.88
% change year-on-year
- +43.71%
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
40 30 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 22.73% 13.16% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 20
Average daily rate £350 £369 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% -13.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £233 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £491 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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