The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 12 September 2014 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 130 148
Contract jobs citing COM 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.067% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.23% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £356 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £328 £365
% change year-on-year
+18.28% -10.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.50
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
790 872 1062
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 25.16% 29.37% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 479 470 573
Average daily rate £325 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £409 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £18.00 £17.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £50.00 £43.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the North West

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

COM
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester - - - - 41
Cheshire - - - - 11
COM
England
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 15 Per Hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 27 days ago