The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.76% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
COM
England

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
17 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.98% 11.11% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 18
Median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 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

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (100.00%) Infor
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (83.33%) Yammer
2 5 (83.33%) SDLC
2 5 (83.33%) Case Management
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (83.33%) CRM
2 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) C#
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Data Management
2 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
2 5 (83.33%) TOGAF

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (83.33%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (83.33%) SharePoint
1 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
1 5 (83.33%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Oracle Reports
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) CRM Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) CRM Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Technical Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Migration Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Author
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Analysis
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Case Management
1 5 (83.33%) CRM
1 5 (83.33%) Data Management
1 5 (83.33%) Document Management
1 5 (83.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (83.33%) Integration Testing
1 5 (83.33%) SDLC
1 5 (83.33%) TOGAF
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
1 5 (83.33%) Zachman Framework
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Infor
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (100.00%) SAP