The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 71 67 77
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing COM 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.19% 0.39% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.90% 1.51% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £300 £575 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.82% +35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £9.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £19.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -28.18%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
221 199 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 25.78% 13.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 77 77
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £428 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 1
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
COM
Berkshire

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 21 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Project Coordinator
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Data Entry
1 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Siebel
Reading, Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £10 - £14 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 4 days ago