The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 29
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough - - 2.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
COM
Cambridgeshire

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 Peterborough region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
27 35 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 28.72% 27.34% 37.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 26
Average daily rate £400 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £212 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £40.25 £26.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.79% +49.23%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough