The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
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 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
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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 Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
34 23 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 23.45% 11.17% 16.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 5
Average daily rate £375 £350 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands