The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 34
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 - £22.00
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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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
197 132 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.29% 22.72% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 86 28
Average daily rate £325 £300 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.16 £36.00 £13.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +174.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.68 £14.50 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.08 £36.00 £36.62
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the North East

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the North East region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the North East
Durham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
CPS Group
Rate: £20k - 25k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 days ago