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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 595 626 617
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -9
Contract jobs citing COM 52 33 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.096% 0.057% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.20% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 17 17
Median daily rate £438 £275 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £288 £363
% change year-on-year
+39.13% -20.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £9.50 -
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
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +19 46 £413 +50.00% 216
London -16 21 £475 +72.72% 70
East of England +25 9 £275 -18.51% 10
Essex - 9 £275 - 1
South East +18 7 £375 +41.60% 31
Midlands - 4 £500 -
Surrey - 4 £400 - 7
Hampshire +4 3 £343 +29.33% 10
Yorkshire - 3 - - 25
Leeds - 3 - - 13
West Yorkshire - 3 - - 16
Staines - 2 £400 - 1
Winchester - 2 £335 -
City of London +18 1 £475 +104.30% 11
North West +10 1 - - 14
West Midlands - 1 - - 28
Staffordshire - 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 - - 1
Stafford - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £425 -
Manchester - 1 - - 7

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (65.00%) Salesforce.com
3 57 (57.00%) SAP
4 54 (54.00%) Oracle
5 49 (49.00%) MS Excel
6 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
7 37 (37.00%) Windows
7 37 (37.00%) Infor
8 36 (36.00%) CRM
9 34 (34.00%) Dynamics CRM
10 32 (32.00%) SharePoint
10 32 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
11 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
11 31 (31.00%) Retail
12 29 (29.00%) SQL
13 28 (28.00%) .NET
13 28 (28.00%) C#
13 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (28.00%) Office 365
14 27 (27.00%) Yammer
14 27 (27.00%) Skype for Business
14 27 (27.00%) Case Management
14 27 (27.00%) BizTalk Server
14 27 (27.00%) Data Management
14 27 (27.00%) Document Management
15 24 (24.00%) Waterfall
16 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
18 20 (20.00%) Finance
19 19 (19.00%) Marketing

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 32 (32.00%) SharePoint
2 27 (27.00%) BizTalk Server
2 27 (27.00%) Skype for Business
3 9 (9.00%) IIS
4 3 (3.00%) Documentum
4 3 (3.00%) Drupal
4 3 (3.00%) Joomla!
4 3 (3.00%) WordPress
5 2 (2.00%) CMS
5 2 (2.00%) GroupWise
5 2 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.00%) MS Project Server
6 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 49 (49.00%) MS Excel
2 13 (13.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 34 (34.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (8.00%) Eloqua
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (2.00%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (2.00%) Radian6
3 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (1.00%) Sage X3
4 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (28.00%) Office 365
3 27 (27.00%) Yammer
4 8 (8.00%) Force.com
5 4 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (2.00%) Heroku
7 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.00%) GitHub
7 1 (1.00%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.00%) SaaS
7 1 (1.00%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.00%) HTTP
2 3 (3.00%) DNS
2 3 (3.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.00%) Internet
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (2.00%) FTP
3 2 (2.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.00%) LDAP
3 2 (2.00%) PBX
3 2 (2.00%) VoIP
3 2 (2.00%) VPN
4 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.00%) DHCP
4 1 (1.00%) Extranet
4 1 (1.00%) Multicast
4 1 (1.00%) RIP
4 1 (1.00%) Skype
4 1 (1.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (39.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (13.00%) Oracle Reports
3 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
5 6 (6.00%) MS Access
6 4 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.00%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) PowerPivot
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.00%) Data Mart
9 1 (1.00%) DB2
9 1 (1.00%) Essbase
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (14.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.00%) Oracle APEX
3 5 (5.00%) Subversion
4 4 (4.00%) Ant
4 4 (4.00%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
5 3 (3.00%) ClearQuest
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) Selenium
6 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.00%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.00%) MorphX
7 1 (1.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.00%) MSI
General
1 31 (31.00%) Retail
2 20 (20.00%) Finance
3 19 (19.00%) Marketing
4 7 (7.00%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.00%) Advertising
5 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.00%) German Language
7 2 (2.00%) Banking
7 2 (2.00%) Law
8 1 (1.00%) Automotive
8 1 (1.00%) Dutch Language
8 1 (1.00%) Electronics
8 1 (1.00%) French Language
8 1 (1.00%) Front Office
8 1 (1.00%) Legal
8 1 (1.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Developer
2 18 (18.00%) Consultant
3 15 (15.00%) Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Technical Architect
4 10 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 9 (9.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.00%) CRM Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (8.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
7 7 (7.00%) Salesforce.com Architect
8 6 (6.00%) .NET Developer
8 6 (6.00%) Salesforce.com Consultant
9 4 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Administrator
10 3 (3.00%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.00%) Security Consultant
10 3 (3.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) .NET
2 18 (18.00%) HTML
3 16 (16.00%) Visualforce
4 15 (15.00%) CSS
5 14 (14.00%) XML
6 13 (13.00%) Web Services
7 12 (12.00%) SOAP
8 10 (10.00%) ASP.NET
9 8 (8.00%) .NET Framework
9 8 (8.00%) DCOM
10 7 (7.00%) HTML5
10 7 (7.00%) jQuery
10 7 (7.00%) REST
11 5 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 5 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (5.00%) Classic ASP
11 5 (5.00%) CSS3
11 5 (5.00%) Node.js
11 5 (5.00%) XHTML
12 4 (4.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.00%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.00%) Data Structures
4 8 (8.00%) Algorithms
5 6 (6.00%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.00%) Virtual Team
7 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.00%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.00%) FMCG
8 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.00%) Clustering
9 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.00%) Life Science
9 1 (1.00%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.00%) Social Media
9 1 (1.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 37 (37.00%) Windows
2 4 (4.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.00%) Android
3 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.00%) Unix
4 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (36.00%) CRM
2 31 (31.00%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (28.00%) Business Intelligence
4 27 (27.00%) Case Management
4 27 (27.00%) Data Management
4 27 (27.00%) Document Management
5 24 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 18 (18.00%) Project Management
7 17 (17.00%) SDLC
8 16 (16.00%) Enterprise Architecture
9 15 (15.00%) Business Analysis
10 14 (14.00%) Migration
11 13 (13.00%) Data Modelling
11 13 (13.00%) Web Development
12 11 (11.00%) Scrum
13 10 (10.00%) Integration Testing
14 9 (9.00%) Data Protection
14 9 (9.00%) Technical Architecture
15 8 (8.00%) ERD
15 8 (8.00%) Logical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (29.00%) SQL
2 28 (28.00%) C#
3 21 (21.00%) JavaScript
4 17 (17.00%) Apex Code
5 13 (13.00%) Java
6 9 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 9 (9.00%) VB
7 8 (8.00%) VB6
7 8 (8.00%) VBA
8 7 (7.00%) SOQL
9 6 (6.00%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.00%) Ruby
11 4 (4.00%) PHP
11 4 (4.00%) SOSL
12 3 (3.00%) COBOL
12 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.00%) C++
13 2 (2.00%) JCL
13 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
13 2 (2.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) CBAP
2 3 (3.00%) CISA
2 3 (3.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.00%) CISM
2 3 (3.00%) CISSP
3 2 (2.00%) CCIE
3 2 (2.00%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.00%) PMP
3 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.00%) SAP Certification
3 2 (2.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) CCDA
4 1 (1.00%) CCNA
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.00%) ISO22301
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.00%) QA
System Software
1 13 (13.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.00%) RACF
3 1 (1.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (2.00%) vRealize
2 1 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (1.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (1.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.00%) Packer
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 65 (65.00%) Salesforce.com
3 57 (57.00%) SAP
4 54 (54.00%) Oracle
5 37 (37.00%) Infor
6 8 (8.00%) Hyperion
7 7 (7.00%) Cisco
8 6 (6.00%) Siebel
9 4 (4.00%) IBM
9 4 (4.00%) Talend
10 3 (3.00%) Conga
10 3 (3.00%) Dell
10 3 (3.00%) Pardot
10 3 (3.00%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
10 3 (3.00%) VMware
11 2 (2.00%) Apttus
11 2 (2.00%) HP
11 2 (2.00%) Informatica
11 2 (2.00%) Samsung
11 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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