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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 138 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% - 0.085%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £90 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £335 £413
% change year-on-year
+34.32% -18.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £32.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-35.93% +6.66%
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
697 685 577
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.34% 25.49% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 450 323
Median daily rate £390 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
Median hourly rate £35.00 £34.20 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.33% +5.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £45.60 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%

COM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing COM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Worcestershire - 1 £90 - 1
COM
England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Data Management
3 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (50.00%) Document Management
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Infor
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
1 2 (50.00%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Datazen
3 1 (25.00%) Power BI
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Technical Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Manager
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) EPoS
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Case Management
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Management
2 2 (50.00%) Document Management
2 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Infor
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
West Midlands
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Huxley
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago