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 3 months to 26 March 2017 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 97 123 136
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13  
Contract jobs citing COM 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.11% 0.12% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.70% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Median daily rate £388 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £401 £382
% change year-on-year -12.77% +5.17%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

COM is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 322 429 624
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.76% 17.43% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 260 371
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing COM as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in Berkshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 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
Slough - 1 £300 -
COM
South East

COM
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for COM.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Mason
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com

COM
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Mason
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) MVC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
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