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 28 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
Rank 626 647 592
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -55
Contract jobs citing DCOM 30 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.20% 0.013% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 1 1
Median daily rate £330 £170 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+94.11% -38.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £170 £275
% change year-on-year
+94.11% -38.18%
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
15104 14912 14481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.70% 27.01% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10701 9800 9630
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 206 180
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.20 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 28 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 28 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
South East - 30 £330 -
England - 30 £330 -
Hampshire - 18 £325 -
Berkshire - 10 £388 -
Reading - 8 £400 -
Winchester - 5 £335 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -

DCOM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 24 (80.00%) HTML
1 24 (80.00%) VB
1 24 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
1 24 (80.00%) VB6
2 23 (76.67%) IIS
2 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
4 21 (70.00%) SQL
4 21 (70.00%) T-SQL
5 18 (60.00%) PL/SQL
5 18 (60.00%) Oracle
5 18 (60.00%) Classic ASP
5 18 (60.00%) Web Development
5 18 (60.00%) jQuery
6 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
6 15 (50.00%) Scrum
7 14 (46.67%) Subversion
7 14 (46.67%) XML
7 14 (46.67%) XHTML
7 14 (46.67%) Kanban
8 13 (43.33%) Change Control
9 12 (40.00%) Windows
10 10 (33.33%) HTML5
10 10 (33.33%) CSS3
10 10 (33.33%) MS Access
10 10 (33.33%) VBA
11 9 (30.00%) Internet
11 9 (30.00%) Microsoft

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 23 (76.67%) IIS
2 5 (16.67%) Drupal
2 5 (16.67%) Joomla!
2 5 (16.67%) Node.js
2 5 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (20.00%) HTTP
3 4 (13.33%) DNS
4 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 10 (33.33%) MS Access
4 6 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 24 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (46.67%) Subversion
General
1 5 (16.67%) Marketing
2 4 (13.33%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 14 (46.67%) ASP Developer
3 11 (36.67%) Classic ASP Developer
4 10 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 10 (33.33%) VB Developer
4 10 (33.33%) VB6 Developer
5 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Field Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 3 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
8 2 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 2 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (80.00%) CSS
1 24 (80.00%) HTML
2 18 (60.00%) Classic ASP
2 18 (60.00%) jQuery
3 14 (46.67%) XHTML
3 14 (46.67%) XML
4 10 (33.33%) CSS3
4 10 (33.33%) HTML5
5 8 (26.67%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 6 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Clustering
2 3 (10.00%) PKI
3 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Web Development
2 15 (50.00%) Scrum
2 15 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 14 (46.67%) Kanban
4 13 (43.33%) Change Control
5 7 (23.33%) SDLC
6 6 (20.00%) MVC
7 4 (13.33%) Performance Optimisation
8 2 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL
8 2 (6.67%) Service Management
8 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) VB
1 24 (80.00%) VB6
2 23 (76.67%) JavaScript
3 21 (70.00%) SQL
3 21 (70.00%) T-SQL
4 18 (60.00%) PL/SQL
5 10 (33.33%) VBA
6 6 (20.00%) C#
6 6 (20.00%) VB.NET
7 5 (16.67%) Java
7 5 (16.67%) PHP
8 4 (13.33%) PowerShell
8 4 (13.33%) VBScript
9 2 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
1 2 (6.67%) MCITP
1 2 (6.67%) MCTS
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) SCCM
1 4 (13.33%) WMI
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Oracle
2 9 (30.00%) Microsoft