Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 20 November 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.

Component Object Model (COM)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 238 247 260
Rank change year-on-year +9 +13 +33
Contract jobs citing COM 8 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.11% 0.015% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.042% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +104.30% -51.05%
10th Percentile £467 £463 £213
90th Percentile £578 £488 £413
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £233
% change year-on-year +7.89% +104.30% -51.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £9.50
Central London median hourly rate - - £9.50

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 the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2694 2367 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.01% 35.89% 31.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2259 2006 2349
City of London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 14
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +29.17%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +29.17%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the City of London

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in the City of London

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in the City of London

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for COM.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
3 4 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) PowerPivot
4 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
4 3 (37.50%) MDX
4 3 (37.50%) Force.com
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (37.50%) Billing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
4 3 (37.50%) Siebel
4 3 (37.50%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
4 3 (37.50%) ETL
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Legal
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
4 3 (37.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (12.50%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Force.com
1 3 (37.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (37.50%) Power BI
2 3 (37.50%) PowerPivot
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Billing
2 3 (37.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Salesforce Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Power BI Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SSAS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SSIS Developer
3 2 (25.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Architect
4 1 (12.50%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 1 (12.50%) SimCorp Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) MDX
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Fintech
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (37.50%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
3 3 (37.50%) Data Transformation
3 3 (37.50%) Dimensional Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) ETL
3 3 (37.50%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (37.50%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (37.50%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) BPMN
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (37.50%) SAP
3 3 (37.50%) Siebel
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Informatica
4 1 (12.50%) Serena
4 1 (12.50%) SimCorp