The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 81
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- +62.16%
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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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
213 312 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.51% 28.73% 25.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 181 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £251 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ActiveX
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Inversion of Control
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago