The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Scotland 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank - 108 110
Contract jobs citing DCOM 0 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.17% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.58% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+20.71% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
805 695 475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.32% 29.89% 17.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 466 347 225
Average daily rate £350 £338 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 14
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +37.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £30.00 £28.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £44.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
DCOM
UK

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