The table below looks at the statistics for DCOM skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 646 - 600
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing DCOM 15 0 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% - 0.060%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.095% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 9
Median daily rate £335 - £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 - £363
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
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 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

DCOM
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing DCOM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DCOM within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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 - 15 £335 - 1
South East - 14 £335 - 1
Hampshire - 13 £335 -
Winchester - 8 £335 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
Reading - 1 - - 1

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing DCOM 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 DCOM.

1 33 (82.50%) VB
1 33 (82.50%) Visual Studio
2 32 (80.00%) CSS
2 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 32 (80.00%) VB6
3 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
3 31 (77.50%) IIS
4 30 (75.00%) SQL
4 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
6 26 (65.00%) PL/SQL
6 26 (65.00%) Oracle
6 26 (65.00%) Classic ASP
6 26 (65.00%) Web Development
6 26 (65.00%) jQuery
7 22 (55.00%) Relational Database
7 22 (55.00%) Scrum
8 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
9 20 (50.00%) Change Control
9 20 (50.00%) Kanban
10 17 (42.50%) CSS3
10 17 (42.50%) HTML5
11 15 (37.50%) Subversion
11 15 (37.50%) XML
11 15 (37.50%) XHTML
12 14 (35.00%) Windows
13 12 (30.00%) SDLC
14 11 (27.50%) MS Access
14 11 (27.50%) VBA
14 11 (27.50%) .NET

DCOM
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 31 (77.50%) IIS
2 5 (12.50%) Drupal
2 5 (12.50%) Joomla!
2 5 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 6 (15.00%) HTTP
3 4 (10.00%) DNS
4 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 22 (55.00%) Relational Database
3 11 (27.50%) MS Access
4 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 33 (82.50%) Visual Studio
2 15 (37.50%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 5 (12.50%) Marketing
2 4 (10.00%) German Language
3 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 21 (52.50%) ASP Developer
3 18 (45.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 12 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 12 (30.00%) VB Developer
4 12 (30.00%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) Applications Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 4 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Escalation Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Software Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Applications Developer
7 3 (7.50%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.00%) .NET Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (80.00%) CSS
1 32 (80.00%) HTML
2 26 (65.00%) Classic ASP
2 26 (65.00%) jQuery
3 17 (42.50%) CSS3
3 17 (42.50%) HTML5
4 15 (37.50%) XHTML
4 15 (37.50%) XML
5 11 (27.50%) .NET
6 9 (22.50%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
8 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (12.50%) COM
9 5 (12.50%) Node.js
10 2 (5.00%) WCF
10 2 (5.00%) WPF
11 1 (2.50%) MAPI
11 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 3 (7.50%) PKI
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Web Development
2 22 (55.00%) Scrum
3 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
4 20 (50.00%) Change Control
4 20 (50.00%) Kanban
5 12 (30.00%) SDLC
6 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (15.00%) MVC
7 4 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 4 (10.00%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) Service Management
9 1 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.50%) Migration
9 1 (2.50%) OO
9 1 (2.50%) OOD
9 1 (2.50%) TDD
9 1 (2.50%) UML
9 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (82.50%) VB
2 32 (80.00%) VB6
3 31 (77.50%) JavaScript
4 30 (75.00%) SQL
5 29 (72.50%) T-SQL
6 26 (65.00%) PL/SQL
7 11 (27.50%) VBA
8 8 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
10 5 (12.50%) Java
10 5 (12.50%) PHP
11 4 (10.00%) C++
11 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
11 4 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) MCITP
2 2 (5.00%) MCTS
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) SCCM
1 4 (10.00%) WMI
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (65.00%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (12.50%) Arqiva