The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 226 259 259
Rank change year-on-year
+33 0
Contract jobs citing COM 16 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.14% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.79% 0.50% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Median daily rate £375 £220 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.45% -48.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £145 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £373 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -
COM
England

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
2030 2582 2266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.29% 27.08% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1158 1660 1382
Median daily rate £400 £375 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 79 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.80 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the South East

COM
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM across the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

COM
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South East region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +23 6 £325 +124.13% 3
East Sussex - 3 £275 - 1
Kent - 3 £375 - 3
Berkshire +9 2 £400 +55.03% 12
Hampshire +19 1 £375 - 4
West Sussex - 1 £375 - 2
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 18 (78.26%) Advertising
3 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (69.57%) Web Development
4 15 (65.22%) MVC
4 15 (65.22%) C#
5 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
5 14 (60.87%) Dynamics AX
6 12 (52.17%) CSS
7 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
9 6 (26.09%) HTML5
9 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
10 5 (21.74%) CSS3
10 5 (21.74%) XML
11 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
11 4 (17.39%) TDD
11 4 (17.39%) jQuery
12 3 (13.04%) Kanban
12 3 (13.04%) VB6
12 3 (13.04%) Subversion
12 3 (13.04%) Scrum
12 3 (13.04%) VBA
12 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (13.04%) SQL
12 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
12 3 (13.04%) VB
12 3 (13.04%) Oracle
12 3 (13.04%) IIS

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) Fireworks
2 1 (4.35%) InVision
2 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (60.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) MS Access
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Subversion
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Axure RP
2 1 (4.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 18 (78.26%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (86.96%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) UI Designer
5 1 (4.35%) UI/UX Designer
5 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.35%) VB Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (78.26%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) CSS
3 7 (30.43%) HTML
4 6 (26.09%) AngularJS
4 6 (26.09%) HTML5
5 5 (21.74%) CSS3
5 5 (21.74%) XML
6 4 (17.39%) jQuery
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Classic ASP
7 3 (13.04%) DCOM
7 3 (13.04%) XHTML
8 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (8.70%) JSTL
8 2 (8.70%) XSLT
9 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (4.35%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (69.57%) Web Development
2 15 (65.22%) MVC
3 4 (17.39%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Kanban
4 3 (13.04%) Scrum
4 3 (13.04%) SDLC
4 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Change Control
5 2 (8.70%) Front End Development
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Security Hardening
6 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
6 1 (4.35%) Email Marketing
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) Typography
6 1 (4.35%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB
4 3 (13.04%) VB6
4 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 2 (8.70%) XPath
6 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.70%) ISO22301
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) vRealize
2 1 (4.35%) Ansible
2 1 (4.35%) Packer
2 1 (4.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
3 2 (8.70%) HP
3 2 (8.70%) SAP
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) SolidFire
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