The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Component Object Model (COM)
England / North East
Rank 85 73 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 -  
Contract jobs citing COM 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +83.33% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £401 £382
% change year-on-year -12.77% +5.17%  
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 the North East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 290 257 155
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 40.00% 29.54% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 174 93
Median daily rate £375 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £544 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £11.00
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in the North East

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in the North East

COM
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 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
Tyne and Wear - 1 £550 - 4
COM
England

COM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 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 North East region with a requirement for COM.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint

COM
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Document Management
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Sitecore
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