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 1 May 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 639 643 620
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -23
Contract jobs citing DCOM 25 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.007% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.16% 0.026% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 1
Median daily rate £350 £170 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -56.12%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £170 -
% change year-on-year
+105.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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
15410 15204 14820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.57% 26.80% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10764 9851 9713
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 204 205
Median hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DCOM within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

DCOM Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 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 1 May 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 +19 25 £350 -
South East - 25 £350 -
Hampshire - 13 £325 -
Berkshire - 10 £388 -
Reading - 8 £400 -
Winchester - 4 £338 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 19 (76.00%) HTML
1 19 (76.00%) VB
1 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
1 19 (76.00%) VB6
2 18 (72.00%) IIS
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (64.00%) SQL
4 16 (64.00%) T-SQL
5 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (52.00%) Web Development
6 13 (52.00%) jQuery
6 13 (52.00%) Oracle
6 13 (52.00%) PL/SQL
6 13 (52.00%) Classic ASP
7 12 (48.00%) Windows
8 10 (40.00%) Scrum
8 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
9 9 (36.00%) HTML5
9 9 (36.00%) CSS3
9 9 (36.00%) Kanban
9 9 (36.00%) Subversion
9 9 (36.00%) XHTML
9 9 (36.00%) XML
9 9 (36.00%) Internet
10 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
10 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (32.00%) .NET
10 8 (32.00%) Change Control

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 18 (72.00%) IIS
2 5 (20.00%) Drupal
2 5 (20.00%) Joomla!
2 5 (20.00%) Node.js
2 5 (20.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 6 (24.00%) HTTP
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (56.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (24.00%) RDBMS
4 5 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 19 (76.00%) Visual Studio
2 9 (36.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) German Language
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 10 (40.00%) ASP Developer
3 7 (28.00%) Classic ASP Developer
4 6 (24.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
5 5 (20.00%) VB Developer
5 5 (20.00%) VB6 Developer
6 4 (16.00%) Field Engineer
6 4 (16.00%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (12.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (12.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (8.00%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
8 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (76.00%) CSS
1 19 (76.00%) HTML
2 13 (52.00%) Classic ASP
2 13 (52.00%) jQuery
3 9 (36.00%) CSS3
3 9 (36.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) XHTML
3 9 (36.00%) XML
4 8 (32.00%) .NET
4 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (24.00%) .NET Framework
5 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (16.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) PKI
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Web Development
2 10 (40.00%) Scrum
2 10 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 9 (36.00%) Kanban
4 8 (32.00%) Change Control
5 6 (24.00%) MVC
5 6 (24.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 2 (8.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (8.00%) ITIL
7 2 (8.00%) Service Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) VB
1 19 (76.00%) VB6
2 18 (72.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (64.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) T-SQL
4 13 (52.00%) PL/SQL
5 6 (24.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (20.00%) Java
6 5 (20.00%) PHP
6 5 (20.00%) VBA
7 4 (16.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (16.00%) VBScript
8 2 (8.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
1 2 (8.00%) MCITP
1 2 (8.00%) MCTS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
1 4 (16.00%) WMI
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (52.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft