The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for DCOM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited DCOM over the 3 months to 29 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.

Distributed Component Object Model (DCOM)
UK > Scotland
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing DCOM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Scotland median daily rate - - £170
UK median daily rate - £335 £170
% change year-on-year - +97.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 652 675 634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.58% 22.82% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1566 1509 1205
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
10th Percentile £301 £263 £260
90th Percentile £620 £463 £460
UK median daily rate £434 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +3.21% +8.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Scotland median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.80
% change year-on-year +18.05% -4.76%  

DCOM
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing DCOM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for DCOM in Scotland

DCOM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for DCOM in Scotland

DCOM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for DCOM in Scotland