The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for ActiveX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ActiveX over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Microsoft ActiveX
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 423 421
Contract jobs citing ActiveX 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.023% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.071% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £314 £413
% change year-on-year +14.74% -23.93%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ActiveX 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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7322 7035 7321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.82% 32.46% 31.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5438 5395 5313
Median daily rate £480 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 50
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

ActiveX
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ActiveX in London

ActiveX
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ActiveX in London

ActiveX
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ActiveX in London