The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 78 70
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.39% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £288 £363
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
165 255 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.36% 26.21% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 200 99
Median daily rate £375 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £367 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +4.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 2
Median hourly rate £19.61 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.05% -7.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Reading

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) DCOM
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal
1 2 (50.00%) IIS
1 2 (50.00%) Joomla!
1 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (25.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) DCOM
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft