The table below looks at the statistics for DCOM 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 DCOM over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 120 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DCOM 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£388 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 -
% change year-on-year
-8.82% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
737 719 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 26.46% 29.11% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 391 307
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 £263 £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 13
Average hourly rate £24.00 £33.50 £20.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +67.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £32.50 £16.60
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%

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

DCOM
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

DCOM
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

DCOM Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 24 (100.00%) C++
1 24 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (91.67%) COM+
3 21 (87.50%) STL
3 21 (87.50%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (75.00%) HTTP
4 18 (75.00%) ATL
4 18 (75.00%) SQL
5 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
6 16 (66.67%) OLE DB
7 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
8 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
9 10 (41.67%) .NET
9 10 (41.67%) C#
10 9 (37.50%) Finance
11 7 (29.17%) MFC
11 7 (29.17%) Windows
11 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
12 6 (25.00%) CppUnit
12 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
12 6 (25.00%) Google
12 6 (25.00%) GoogleTest
12 6 (25.00%) TDD
12 6 (25.00%) Banking
13 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing DCOM 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 DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (75.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (45.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (16.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
2 6 (25.00%) CppUnit
2 6 (25.00%) GoogleTest
3 1 (4.17%) CodeRush
3 1 (4.17%) ReSharper
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 6 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (100.00%) Developer
2 21 (87.50%) C++ Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) XML
2 22 (91.67%) COM+
3 21 (87.50%) STL
3 21 (87.50%) FIX Protocol
4 18 (75.00%) ATL
5 16 (66.67%) OLE DB
6 10 (41.67%) .NET
7 7 (29.17%) MFC
8 6 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
9 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
10 3 (12.50%) Web Services
11 2 (8.33%) COM
11 2 (8.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Multithreading
2 10 (41.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Performance Management
4 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (25.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.83%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Memory Management
9 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (75.00%) SQL
3 12 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 10 (41.67%) C#
5 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.33%) VB
5 2 (8.33%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Google
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