The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - 137
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £170 -
% change year-on-year
+120.58% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLE
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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
988 885 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.60% 22.74% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 550 442
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.09 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing OLE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in the North West