The first table below looks at the demand for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 237 - 235
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 3 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.033% - 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate
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£270 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £270 £351 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.13% +8.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.00
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2202 2104 2202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.99% 24.87% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1234 1147 1145
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 65 74
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £20.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
ActiveX
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ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ActiveX
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ActiveX Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ActiveX
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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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
Oxfordshire - 3 £270 -
Surrey - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
Middlesex - - - -
ActiveX
England

ActiveX
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) OCX
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) DAO
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (20.00%) ODBC
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing ActiveX 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 ActiveX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) VB Software Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) VB Programmer
3 2 (40.00%) Programmer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) OCX
2 2 (40.00%) DAO
3 1 (20.00%) ODBC
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
2 4 (80.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) C#