The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 40 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing COM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.27% 0.28% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.43% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £263 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +155.31%
COM
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
70 105 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.67% 29.09% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 67 88
Average daily rate £310 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.71% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Sheffield - - - - 9
COM
Yorkshire

COM
Top 5 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

COM
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing COM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Design Authority
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft