The table below looks at the statistics for DCOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank - 583 559
Contract jobs citing DCOM 0 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.030% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate
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- £369 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £369 £413
% change year-on-year
- -10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
15338 15097 13707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.34% 28.03% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10258 9816 8606
Average daily rate £380 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 222 341
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.75 £20.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

DCOM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

DCOM
Daily Rate Trend

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

DCOM Daily Rate Trend in the UK

DCOM
Hourly Rate Trend

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

DCOM Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DCOM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DCOM.

1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveX
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) Subversion
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) F#
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) NSubstitute
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (20.00%) XML

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing DCOM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DCOM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SMTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
1 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (40.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Applications Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (40.00%) OLE DB
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) DHTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (20.00%) ATL
3 1 (20.00%) COM+
3 1 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (20.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (20.00%) SCADA
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (20.00%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) VB
1 3 (60.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) F#
2 2 (40.00%) VBA
2 2 (40.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft