The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 120 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.072% - 0.091%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £420
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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UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
736 708 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.68% 28.73% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 387 314
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 10
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £26.27
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +27.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £17.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £37.00 £40.00
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 Scotland

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

COM
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 2 - - 5
Glasgow - - - - 10
COM
UK

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) STL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) MS Office
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) DCOM
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) LDAP
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
4 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (28.57%) X.500
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (28.57%) MS Office
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Eagle STAR
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
1 2 (28.57%) HTTP
1 2 (28.57%) Kerberos
1 2 (28.57%) DNS
1 2 (28.57%) X.500
2 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Valgrind
2 1 (14.29%) Gerrit
2 1 (14.29%) GoogleTest
2 1 (14.29%) CMake
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) Clang
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
1 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
1 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 2 (28.57%) UAT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) STL
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) DCOM
2 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (14.29%) WinRT
3 1 (14.29%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 2 (28.57%) Investment Management
1 2 (28.57%) Time Management
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (28.57%) Vermilion
3 1 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Glasgow
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago