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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.67% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.09% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £513 £425
% change year-on-year
-21.95% +20.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £22.25
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
11 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 7.38% 28.15% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 15
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Midlands 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.

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