The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 22 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.

Component Object Model (COM)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +14 -1  
Contract jobs citing COM 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.17% 0.45% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.80% 2.01% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £548 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £310
% change year-on-year +20.00% +20.96%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £20.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year +143.90% -35.93%  

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 125 199 194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.40% 22.59% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 132 129
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in Reading

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Reading region with a requirement for COM.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Salesforce.com
Reading, Berkshire
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