The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - - 1.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +36.36%
COM
Wales

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 Wales region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
187 161 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 38.32% 27.95% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 104 51
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £325 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.25 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.43% +16.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

COM
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 5 days ago