The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
UK / Scotland
Rank - - 119
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.038%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-15.62% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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
495 648 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.52% 25.42% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 370 371
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.11% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £21.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £34.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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