The table below looks at the statistics for COM skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 106 88
Contract jobs citing COM 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.091% 0.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.36% 2.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £413 £330
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £30.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +66.66%
COM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
573 553 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.91% 25.12% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 307 262
Average daily rate £335 £313 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.20% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £444 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 20
Average hourly rate £28.69 £32.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.72% +44.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £32.00 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

COM
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM across the West Midlands region.

COM Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

COM
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM across the West Midlands region.

COM Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

COM
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham - - - - 39
Shropshire - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - - 7
Worcestershire - - - - 1
COM
England
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £480 - £551 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Shropshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £400 - £410 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £4 - £450 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £600 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 19 days ago