The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 109 132
Contract jobs citing COM 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.093% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.35% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £359
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.00%
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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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
833 567 678
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 26.38% 22.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 390 377
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 18 36
Average hourly rate £47.50 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.70 £14.19 £18.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

COM
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 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
Bristol - - - - 21
Gloucestershire - - - - 7
Somerset - - - - 1
COM
England
South West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Allied Worldwide
Rate: From £100 to £140 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Wiltshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Chippenham
Vital Solutions
Rate: Good rates
Posted: 19 days ago
Bristol
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 18000-20000 Per Annum
Posted: 26 days ago