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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £326 £330
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £11.75
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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
176 309 261
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.31% 28.96% 18.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 176 74
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ajax
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Wiki
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
1 1 (50.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (50.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) SEO
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Web Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Omniture
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TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago