The table below looks at the statistics for ActiveX skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft ActiveX
Rank 606 644 635
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -9
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 8 5 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.023%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.052% 0.032% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 11
Median daily rate £350 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £413 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £563 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £413 £381
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £15.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15266 15816 15220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.80% 28.76% 26.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10535 11015 10387
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 256 171
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

ActiveX
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ActiveX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActiveX
Daily Rate Trend

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

ActiveX Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveX
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ActiveX within the UK.

ActiveX Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ActiveX
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ActiveX within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 8 £350 -15.15% 1
Yorkshire - 8 £350 -
Leeds - 6 £363 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £363 -
Sheffield - 3 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £338 -

ActiveX
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ActiveX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ActiveX.

1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 9 (60.00%) VBA
3 8 (53.33%) MS Access
3 8 (53.33%) SAP
3 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) DAO
4 7 (46.67%) ADO
4 7 (46.67%) VB
4 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 7 (46.67%) Database Theory
5 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (33.33%) CMS
6 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
6 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (33.33%) VBScript
6 5 (33.33%) XML
6 5 (33.33%) XSL
6 5 (33.33%) XSLT
6 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
7 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) Web Services
8 3 (20.00%) Tandem
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (6.67%) Presales
9 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared

ActiveX
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
2 1 (6.67%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) WiX
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Business Developer
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) VBA Developer
4 2 (13.33%) XML Developer
4 2 (13.33%) XML XSLT Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Access VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Excel Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Excel VBA Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) ADO
1 7 (46.67%) DAO
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (33.33%) XSL
2 5 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (6.67%) NancyFx
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) Database Theory
1 7 (46.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Data Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Data Cleansing
4 4 (26.67%) OO
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Presales
5 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) VBA
2 7 (46.67%) VB
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
1 8 (53.33%) SAP