The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
COM
North East

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 Tyne and Wear region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
223 167 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 22.87% 28.40% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 112 105
Median daily rate £333 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £27.25 £15.68 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.84% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

COM
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear