Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for COM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COM over the 6 months to 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Component Object Model (COM)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 148 173
Rank change year-on-year -11 +25 +12
Contract jobs citing COM 3 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.078% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.83% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 5
Berkshire median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £355 £313 £355
90th Percentile £645 £555 £540
South East median daily rate £403 £310 £400
% change year-on-year +29.84% -22.50% +39.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £20.50
South East median hourly rate - - £20.50

COM is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 977 720 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.34% 19.63% 19.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 425 582
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £292 £275
90th Percentile £550 £547 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +20.00% -61.54%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +12.68%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for COM in Berkshire

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing COM in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in Berkshire

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in Berkshire

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in Berkshire

COM
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 2 £650 +18.72% 8
Slough -5 1 £350 +16.67% 1
COM
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for COM.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Ajax
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Wiki
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) jQuery
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) Hudson
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Microservices
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) GDPR

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
1 1 (33.33%) GDPR
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) Teradata
2 1 (33.33%) Twitter
2 1 (33.33%) Veeam