The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 609 630 606
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing COM 46 24 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.042% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 24
Median daily rate £450 £275 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -37.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £145 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £510 £589
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £275 £400
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
16487 16147 15691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.72% 28.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11418 11124 10198
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 302 177
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.49 £17.20 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

COM
Daily Rate Trend

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

COM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

COM
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

COM Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

COM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

COM
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 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
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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 +34 44 £450 +63.63% 232
London +1 20 £475 +5.55% 78
South East +21 8 £363 +150.17% 37
West Yorkshire +14 5 £325 - 10
Yorkshire +12 5 £325 - 19
Leeds +8 5 £325 - 7
Surrey +10 4 £400 +175.86% 5
Midlands - 4 £500 - 1
East of England - 4 £313 - 10
Essex - 4 £313 - 3
Hampshire - 3 £343 - 3
Winchester - 2 £335 -
Staines - 2 £400 - 2
North West +15 1 - - 23
City of London +11 1 £475 +97.91% 14
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Croydon - 1 £425 - 1
Manchester - 1 - - 17
Kent - 1 £375 - 3
West Midlands - 1 £450 - 31
Birmingham - 1 £450 - 11
Wales - 1 £325 - 4

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM 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 COM.

1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (63.55%) Salesforce.com
3 61 (57.01%) SAP
4 58 (54.21%) MS Excel
5 57 (53.27%) Oracle
6 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
7 42 (39.25%) CRM
8 41 (38.32%) Infor
9 40 (37.38%) Dynamics CRM
10 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (35.51%) SharePoint
11 37 (34.58%) Windows
11 37 (34.58%) Retail
11 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Azure
12 36 (33.64%) .NET
12 36 (33.64%) C#
13 35 (32.71%) Office 365
14 34 (31.78%) Business Intelligence
14 34 (31.78%) Data Management
15 33 (30.84%) Document Management
15 33 (30.84%) BizTalk Server
15 33 (30.84%) Yammer
15 33 (30.84%) Skype for Business
15 33 (30.84%) Case Management
16 28 (26.17%) SQL
17 27 (25.23%) Waterfall
18 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
19 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
20 19 (17.76%) HTML
20 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Architecture

COM
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 38 (35.51%) SharePoint
2 33 (30.84%) BizTalk Server
2 33 (30.84%) Skype for Business
3 9 (8.41%) IIS
4 3 (2.80%) CMS
4 3 (2.80%) Documentum
4 3 (2.80%) Drupal
4 3 (2.80%) Joomla!
4 3 (2.80%) WordPress
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.93%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 58 (54.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (10.28%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.93%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 40 (37.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (7.48%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (7.48%) Eloqua
2 8 (7.48%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.87%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (1.87%) Radian6
3 2 (1.87%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.93%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 37 (34.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (32.71%) Office 365
3 33 (30.84%) Yammer
4 9 (8.41%) Force.com
5 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.87%) Heroku
6 2 (1.87%) SaaS
7 1 (0.93%) GitHub
7 1 (0.93%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.93%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.80%) Internet
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (1.87%) Firewall
3 2 (1.87%) FTP
3 2 (1.87%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.87%) PBX
3 2 (1.87%) VoIP
3 2 (1.87%) VPN
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
4 1 (0.93%) Extranet
4 1 (0.93%) Multicast
4 1 (0.93%) RIP
4 1 (0.93%) Skype
4 1 (0.93%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (44.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (14.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (12.15%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.67%) MS Access
6 4 (3.74%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (2.80%) RDBMS
7 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.87%) PowerPivot
9 1 (0.93%) Data Mart
9 1 (0.93%) DB2
9 1 (0.93%) Essbase
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 12 (11.21%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.61%) Oracle APEX
3 4 (3.74%) Ant
3 4 (3.74%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.74%) Subversion
3 4 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.80%) ClearCase
4 3 (2.80%) ClearQuest
5 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.87%) Selenium
5 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.87%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) MorphX
6 1 (0.93%) MSI
General
1 37 (34.58%) Retail
2 19 (17.76%) Marketing
3 18 (16.82%) Finance
4 14 (13.08%) Advertising
5 5 (4.67%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.74%) German Language
7 2 (1.87%) Law
8 1 (0.93%) Automotive
8 1 (0.93%) Banking
8 1 (0.93%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.93%) Electronics
8 1 (0.93%) French Language
8 1 (0.93%) Legal
8 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Developer
2 21 (19.63%) Architect
3 20 (18.69%) Consultant
4 12 (11.21%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.35%) Analyst
5 10 (9.35%) Technical Architect
5 10 (9.35%) Technical Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) CRM Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Consultant
6 9 (8.41%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 7 (6.54%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 7 (6.54%) Salesforce.com Architect
7 7 (6.54%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) .NET Architect
9 4 (3.74%) Migration Consultant
9 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Analyst
9 4 (3.74%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 3 (2.80%) Senior Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (33.64%) .NET
2 19 (17.76%) HTML
3 17 (15.89%) CSS
3 17 (15.89%) Visualforce
4 16 (14.95%) Web Services
5 14 (13.08%) XML
6 13 (12.15%) ASP.NET
6 13 (12.15%) SOAP
7 9 (8.41%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.48%) REST
9 7 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (6.54%) DCOM
9 7 (6.54%) HTML5
10 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
10 6 (5.61%) jQuery
11 5 (4.67%) Node.js
11 5 (4.67%) XSD
12 4 (3.74%) Classic ASP
12 4 (3.74%) JSON
12 4 (3.74%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.28%) Management Information System
3 10 (9.35%) Data Structures
4 8 (7.48%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.74%) Life Science
7 3 (2.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.87%) FMCG
8 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.93%) Clustering
9 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.93%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (34.58%) Windows
2 3 (2.80%) Linux
3 2 (1.87%) Android
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (39.25%) CRM
2 38 (35.51%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (31.78%) Business Intelligence
3 34 (31.78%) Data Management
4 33 (30.84%) Case Management
4 33 (30.84%) Document Management
5 27 (25.23%) Waterfall
6 19 (17.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 19 (17.76%) SDLC
7 16 (14.95%) Business Analysis
7 16 (14.95%) Project Management
7 16 (14.95%) Web Development
8 15 (14.02%) Migration
9 14 (13.08%) MVC
10 13 (12.15%) Data Modelling
11 12 (11.21%) Integration Testing
12 11 (10.28%) Scrum
13 10 (9.35%) TOGAF
13 10 (9.35%) Zachman Framework
14 9 (8.41%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.64%) C#
2 28 (26.17%) SQL
3 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
4 18 (16.82%) Apex Code
5 14 (13.08%) Java
6 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (7.48%) VB
8 7 (6.54%) SOQL
8 7 (6.54%) VB6
9 6 (5.61%) VB.NET
9 6 (5.61%) VBA
10 5 (4.67%) PL/SQL
10 5 (4.67%) Ruby
11 4 (3.74%) SOSL
12 3 (2.80%) COBOL
12 3 (2.80%) PHP
13 2 (1.87%) JCL
13 2 (1.87%) REXX
14 1 (0.93%) C++
14 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.61%) Degree
2 3 (2.80%) CBAP
2 3 (2.80%) CISA
2 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (2.80%) CISM
2 3 (2.80%) CISSP
3 2 (1.87%) CCIE
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.87%) MCSE
3 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.87%) PMP
3 2 (1.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.87%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.93%) CCDA
4 1 (0.93%) CCNA
4 1 (0.93%) CCNP
4 1 (0.93%) GSEC
4 1 (0.93%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.87%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.87%) ISO22301
2 2 (1.87%) SLA
3 1 (0.93%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.93%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 12 (11.21%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) RACF
3 1 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (1.87%) vRealize
2 1 (0.93%) Ansible
2 1 (0.93%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.93%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (0.93%) Packer
2 1 (0.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 107 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 68 (63.55%) Salesforce.com
3 61 (57.01%) SAP
4 57 (53.27%) Oracle
5 41 (38.32%) Infor
6 8 (7.48%) Hyperion
7 7 (6.54%) Cisco
8 6 (5.61%) Siebel
9 4 (3.74%) Talend
10 3 (2.80%) Conga
10 3 (2.80%) Dell
10 3 (2.80%) IBM
10 3 (2.80%) Pardot
10 3 (2.80%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (2.80%) VMware
11 2 (1.87%) Apttus
11 2 (1.87%) HP
11 2 (1.87%) Informatica
11 2 (1.87%) Samsung
11 2 (1.87%) Tandberg
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