The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
COM
West Midlands

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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
178 83 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 43.00% 40.89% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 50 11
Average daily rate £475 £400 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +52.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire