The table below looks at the statistics for OLE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OLE over the 3 months to 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Object Linking and Embedding (OLE)
Rank - - 145
Contract jobs citing OLE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OLE
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
842 846 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.60% 26.36% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 592 572
Median daily rate £350 £360 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 54 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.75 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

OLE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

OLE Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

OLE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

OLE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

OLE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West