Period
to 20 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for DCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DCOM over the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 820 848 862
Rank change year-on-year +28 +14 -48
Contract jobs citing DCOM 7 26 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.026% 0.003%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.024% 0.087% 0.010%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 1
England median daily rate - £335 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.67% +3.45%
UK median daily rate - £335 £375
% change year-on-year - -10.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -

DCOM 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 England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29500 30043 29668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.29% 30.52% 28.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 20866 21047 20522
England median daily rate £450 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.29% +1.88%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 353 483
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +1.24% +8.94%
10th Percentile £18.58 £13.50 £14.05
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% +8.70%

DCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing DCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for DCOM in England

DCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DCOM in England

DCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DCOM in England

DCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing DCOM in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for DCOM in England

DCOM
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DCOM within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2017. 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
Midlands +42 6 - -
East Midlands +7 6 - -
London - 1 - -
DCOM
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT contractor jobs citing DCOM 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 England region with a requirement for DCOM.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) OO
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 6 (85.71%) NServiceBus
2 6 (85.71%) SOLID
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
3 5 (71.43%) Link 16
3 5 (71.43%) MIL-STD-1553
3 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (71.43%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) Avionics
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Military
3 5 (71.43%) ArcGIS
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (71.43%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) ODBC

DCOM
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 6 (85.71%) NServiceBus
2 5 (71.43%) ArcGIS
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Link 16
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Avionics
1 5 (71.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) C# Software Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (71.43%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UI Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) UX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) WPF
3 5 (71.43%) COM
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) ODBC
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) OO
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) SOLID
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) UML
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Content Management
3 1 (14.29%) SEO
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
1 6 (85.71%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 5 (71.43%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) MIL-STD-1553
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Sitecore