The table below looks at the statistics 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 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 237 228 255
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +27
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.034% 0.040%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £228 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -39.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £202 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £254 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £308 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.69% -12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ActiveX
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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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2182 2262 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.78% 25.97% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1318 1219
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 83
Average hourly rate £33.50 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ActiveX across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ActiveX Daily Rate Histogram 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 October 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 -4 4 £298 +30.76% 1
ActiveX
England

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) VB6
3 4 (57.14%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) VC++
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) OCX
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
4 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (28.57%) PaaS
4 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) GitHub
5 1 (14.29%) MSTest
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) VB Developer
2 5 (71.43%) VB6 Developer
3 4 (57.14%) VB Programmer
3 4 (57.14%) Programmer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 2 (28.57%) VB Software Engineer
4 2 (28.57%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) OCX
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (14.29%) COM
3 1 (14.29%) DCOM
3 1 (14.29%) ODBC
3 1 (14.29%) ISAPI
3 1 (14.29%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) MVC
1 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
1 2 (28.57%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VB.NET
1 5 (71.43%) VB6
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (28.57%) VC++
3 2 (28.57%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft