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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank - 107 107
Contract jobs citing COM 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.048% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 4
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.50
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
640 581 575
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.25% 27.97% 25.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 361 324
Average daily rate £325 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £420 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 15
Average hourly rate £27.50 £28.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.50% +14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £16.50 £24.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.55 £175.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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 28 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - - - - 30
Coventry - - - - 5
Shropshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - - 3
COM
England
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £650 - £675 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago