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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank - 574 570
Contract jobs citing DCOM 0 37 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.068% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.24% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 7
Average daily rate
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- £369 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.60%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £375 £413
% change year-on-year
- -9.09%
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
15587 15227 14467
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.86% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 10478 9801 9188
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 225 284
Average hourly rate £39.55 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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 31 July 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 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) SMTP
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) F#
2 2 (50.00%) Node.js
2 2 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) SCADA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML

DCOM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (50.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) NSubstitute
General
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Applications Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) ActiveX
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) Reactive Extensions
2 2 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) DHTML
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) OLE
3 1 (25.00%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (25.00%) SCADA
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (25.00%) OS/2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VB
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
1 2 (50.00%) VB6
1 2 (50.00%) F#
2 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory