The first table below looks at the demand for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Staffordshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 4.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £280 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.50
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
47 32 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 36.72% 33.68% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 21 27
Average daily rate £325 £330 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 7
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.41 £60.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.28% -74.32%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
ActiveX
West Midlands

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire