The table below looks at the statistics for COM 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 COM over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - 38
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £11.75
% change year-on-year
- +155.31%
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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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45 32 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 34.09% 29.91% 58.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 19 75
Average daily rate £325 £313 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire