Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 18 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)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 584 567 578
Rank change year-on-year -17 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing COM 42 52 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.11% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.33% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 21
London median daily rate £513 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.81% +2.78% -5.26%
10th Percentile £337 £398 £213
90th Percentile £632 £575 £600
England median daily rate £500 £425 £369
% change year-on-year +17.65% +15.25% -20.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
London median hourly rate - £49.19 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +417.79% -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.19 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.65% +19.25% -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17269 15562 15183
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.40% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13196 11655 11304
London median daily rate £500 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 72 92
London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £19.00 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for COM in London

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in London

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM in London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in London

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in London

COM
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the London region over the 6 months to 18 November 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
Central London +12 9 £513 +7.89% 5
West London -1 3 £325 -38.10%
COM
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 London region with a requirement for COM.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (40.48%) CRM
3 16 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
3 16 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
3 16 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM
4 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Excel
5 13 (30.95%) Finance
5 13 (30.95%) Migration
5 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 12 (28.57%) Power BI
7 10 (23.81%) MDX
7 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
7 10 (23.81%) PowerPivot
8 9 (21.43%) SQL
8 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
8 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (21.43%) Legal
9 8 (19.05%) Advertising
9 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
9 8 (19.05%) ETL
9 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
10 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 7 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) .NET
10 7 (16.67%) Degree

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.76%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
3 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (38.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (2.38%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.90%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (9.52%) Office 365
3 4 (9.52%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
4 3 (7.14%) Force.com
4 3 (7.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 2 (4.76%) IaaS
5 2 (4.76%) Yammer
6 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) VLAN
2 1 (2.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 13 (30.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (28.57%) Power BI
3 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (23.81%) PowerPivot
4 10 (23.81%) SQL Server
5 9 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (4.76%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.38%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.38%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) JMeter
3 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.38%) Selenium
3 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (30.95%) Finance
2 9 (21.43%) Legal
3 8 (19.05%) Advertising
4 5 (11.90%) Banking
5 3 (7.14%) Billing
5 3 (7.14%) Law
5 3 (7.14%) Retail
6 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
7 1 (2.38%) Front Office
7 1 (2.38%) Marketing
7 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 11 (26.19%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 8 (19.05%) Architect
4 6 (14.29%) Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Power BI Developer
4 6 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
5 5 (11.90%) Salesforce Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Administrator
6 4 (9.52%) CRM Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Salesforce Administrator
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) CRM Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Integration Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Salesforce Business Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) SSRS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.76%) SSAS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) SSIS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.81%) MDX
2 7 (16.67%) .NET
3 4 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (9.52%) J2EE
3 4 (9.52%) Visualforce
4 3 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (4.76%) Java EE
5 2 (4.76%) RESTful
5 2 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.38%) CSS
6 1 (2.38%) Gherkin
6 1 (2.38%) HTML
6 1 (2.38%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Fintech
3 2 (4.76%) Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Equities
3 2 (4.76%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (4.76%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) CRM
2 16 (38.10%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (38.10%) Data Modelling
3 13 (30.95%) Migration
4 8 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.05%) ETL
4 8 (19.05%) Visualisation
5 7 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (14.29%) Dimensional Modelling
6 6 (14.29%) Kimball Methodology
6 6 (14.29%) Logical Data Model
6 6 (14.29%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (11.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (9.52%) BPMN
8 4 (9.52%) Data Integration
8 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 4 (9.52%) SOA
8 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (7.14%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
9 3 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (28.57%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
2 9 (21.43%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) Apex Code
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) C++
6 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) R
6 2 (4.76%) VB
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
6 2 (4.76%) VC++
7 1 (2.38%) Perl
7 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) CFA
4 1 (2.38%) SANS
4 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
3 1 (2.38%) GDPR
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (2.38%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (38.10%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (14.29%) SAP
4 5 (11.90%) IBM
4 5 (11.90%) Informatica
5 4 (9.52%) Google
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle
5 4 (9.52%) Tableau
6 3 (7.14%) Siebel
7 2 (4.76%) Infor
8 1 (2.38%) HP
8 1 (2.38%) Serena
8 1 (2.38%) SimCorp