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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / South East
Rank 221 243 254
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +11
Contract jobs citing COM 17 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 2
Median daily rate £353 £354 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.42% -34.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £231 £508
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £499 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £488
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £41.25 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £41.25 -

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
1869 2202 2317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.75% 26.54% 24.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1119 1434 1361
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 67 46
Median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +63.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.40 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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
East Sussex - 5 £320 -
Berkshire +13 4 £400 +12.99% 9
Surrey +17 3 £353 - 9
Kent - 3 £285 - 4
Hampshire +8 2 £343 - 9
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) Advertising
3 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (70.00%) Web Development
5 20 (66.67%) MVC
5 20 (66.67%) C#
6 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (60.00%) CSS
7 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
8 16 (53.33%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (33.33%) HTML
10 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
11 6 (20.00%) CSS3
11 6 (20.00%) HTML5
11 6 (20.00%) XML
11 6 (20.00%) TDD
12 5 (16.67%) jQuery
12 5 (16.67%) BDD
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
13 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
13 4 (13.33%) MS Office
14 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
14 3 (10.00%) IIS
14 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
14 3 (10.00%) Oracle
14 3 (10.00%) VBA
14 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL

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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) Fireworks
2 1 (3.33%) InVision
2 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (53.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) MS Access
2 3 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
1 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Axure RP
2 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (3.33%) MSI
General
1 24 (80.00%) Advertising
2 2 (6.67%) Games
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Developer
2 20 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Designer
6 1 (3.33%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) UI Designer
6 1 (3.33%) UI/UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) UX Designer
6 1 (3.33%) VB Developer
6 1 (3.33%) VB6 Developer
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) .NET
2 18 (60.00%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
5 6 (20.00%) CSS3
5 6 (20.00%) HTML5
5 6 (20.00%) XML
6 5 (16.67%) jQuery
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 3 (10.00%) Classic ASP
8 3 (10.00%) DCOM
8 3 (10.00%) JSTL
8 3 (10.00%) XHTML
8 3 (10.00%) XSLT
9 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.33%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (70.00%) Web Development
3 20 (66.67%) MVC
4 6 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 3 (10.00%) Kanban
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) SDLC
6 3 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) Security Hardening
8 1 (3.33%) Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analytics
8 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Prototyping
8 1 (3.33%) Typography
8 1 (3.33%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 20 (66.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.00%) VB
4 3 (10.00%) VB6
4 3 (10.00%) VBA
4 3 (10.00%) XPath
5 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (6.67%) ISO22301
2 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) vRealize
2 1 (3.33%) Ansible
2 1 (3.33%) Packer
2 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.33%) SolidFire
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