The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
Rank 55 48 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 -  
Contract jobs citing COM 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.42% 0.45% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.92% 1.65% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £382
% change year-on-year -12.50% +4.84%  
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 Essex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Essex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 153 121 150
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 36.17% 27.01% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 67 81
Median daily rate £447 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.31% -9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 18
Median hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.36% +1.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.50 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £62.70 £40.00
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 Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in Essex

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM in Essex over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in Essex

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in Essex

COM
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Harlow - 1 £600 -
COM
East of England

COM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for COM.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 13 (92.86%) SAP
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (92.86%) Infor
3 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
3 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (85.71%) Skype for Business
3 12 (85.71%) Office 365
3 12 (85.71%) Yammer
3 12 (85.71%) Case Management
3 12 (85.71%) Retail
3 12 (85.71%) Data Management
3 12 (85.71%) Document Management
3 12 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 12 (85.71%) CRM
3 12 (85.71%) SharePoint
3 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) HTML
4 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
4 8 (57.14%) XML
4 8 (57.14%) JSON
5 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 6 (42.86%) CSS
6 6 (42.86%) Unix
6 6 (42.86%) PHP
6 6 (42.86%) Java

COM
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 12 (85.71%) BizTalk Server
1 12 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 12 (85.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (92.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (42.86%) Adobe Campaign
2 6 (42.86%) Unica
3 1 (7.14%) NetSuite
3 1 (7.14%) Odoo
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (85.71%) Office 365
1 12 (85.71%) Yammer
2 5 (35.71%) Adobe Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) GitHub
4 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (7.14%) PaaS
4 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (35.71%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
1 2 (14.29%) Xcode
General
1 12 (85.71%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) CRM Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) iOS Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) ERP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Project Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) HTML
1 8 (57.14%) JSON
1 8 (57.14%) XML
2 6 (42.86%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) Cocoa
3 2 (14.29%) Core Animation
3 2 (14.29%) Core Data
3 2 (14.29%) iOS SDK
3 2 (14.29%) iPhone SDK
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) SAP CAF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Animation
1 2 (14.29%) iPhone
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VMAX
2 1 (7.14%) EMC VNX
2 1 (7.14%) FlexPod
2 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
2 1 (7.14%) Public Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) Case Management
1 12 (85.71%) CRM
1 12 (85.71%) Data Management
1 12 (85.71%) Document Management
2 6 (42.86%) Analytics
3 5 (35.71%) B2C
4 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (14.29%) OOD
5 2 (14.29%) Pair Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Push Notifications
5 2 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Java
3 6 (42.86%) PHP
4 2 (14.29%) Apple Swift
4 2 (14.29%) C++
4 2 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISA
1 4 (28.57%) CISM
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Infor
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (92.86%) SAP
3 6 (42.86%) Adobe
4 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Epicor
4 1 (7.14%) Google
4 1 (7.14%) Hitachi
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) NetApp
4 1 (7.14%) Sage
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow
4 1 (7.14%) SolidFire
4 1 (7.14%) VMware