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 26 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK
Rank - - 603
Contract jobs citing DCOM 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
13985 14854 14038
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.59% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9761 10218 9258
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 244 193
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £47.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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
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 26 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) XHTML
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield

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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Access
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) InstallShield
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB Developer
2 1 (50.00%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) COM
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) CSS3
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) MFC
1 1 (50.00%) XHTML
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Kanban
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle