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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / South East
Rank 223 253 260
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +7
Contract jobs citing COM 17 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.080% 0.062%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.85% 0.32% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Median daily rate £350 £389 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.02% -32.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £400 £513
% change year-on-year
-11.87% -21.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £27.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £27.00 -
% change year-on-year
+85.18% -

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
1996 2177 2402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.94% 24.90% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1249 1470 1382
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 55
Median hourly rate £43.50 £51.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.94% +72.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.64 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 5 £310 - 3
East Sussex - 4 £351 -
Berkshire +17 3 £400 +2.82% 12
Kent - 3 £290 - 2
Surrey +15 2 £364 - 10
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (93.55%) Advertising
2 29 (93.55%) .NET
3 25 (80.65%) C#
4 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (77.42%) Web Development
4 24 (77.42%) MVC
5 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
6 16 (51.61%) CSS
6 16 (51.61%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
8 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
8 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 8 (25.81%) HTML
9 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (19.35%) TDD
11 5 (16.13%) BDD
12 4 (12.90%) CSS3
12 4 (12.90%) HTML5
12 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
12 4 (12.90%) XML
13 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
13 3 (9.68%) XSLT
13 3 (9.68%) OO
13 3 (9.68%) XPath
13 3 (9.68%) JSTL
13 3 (9.68%) jQuery
14 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
14 2 (6.45%) Games

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 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.23%) InVision
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MS Access
2 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Axure RP
1 1 (3.23%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 1 (3.23%) Subversion
1 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (93.55%) Advertising
2 2 (6.45%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (93.55%) Developer
2 25 (80.65%) .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.45%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Designer
6 1 (3.23%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.23%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.23%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.23%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.23%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.23%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.23%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (93.55%) .NET
2 16 (51.61%) CSS
3 9 (29.03%) AngularJS
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (25.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (25.81%) HTML
5 4 (12.90%) CSS3
5 4 (12.90%) HTML5
5 4 (12.90%) XML
6 3 (9.68%) jQuery
6 3 (9.68%) JSTL
6 3 (9.68%) XSLT
7 1 (3.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.23%) DCOM
7 1 (3.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.23%) Mason
7 1 (3.23%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (77.42%) MVC
1 24 (77.42%) Web Development
2 6 (19.35%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) BDD
4 3 (9.68%) Front End Development
4 3 (9.68%) OO
5 1 (3.23%) A/B Testing
5 1 (3.23%) Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Business Analytics
5 1 (3.23%) Change Control
5 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.23%) Email Marketing
5 1 (3.23%) Kanban
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Generation
5 1 (3.23%) Prototyping
5 1 (3.23%) Scrum
5 1 (3.23%) SDLC
5 1 (3.23%) Typography
5 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C#
2 15 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
4 3 (9.68%) XPath
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
6 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.23%) VB
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) VBA
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
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