Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 17 October 2018 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)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 - -
Contract jobs citing COM 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.19% 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 1.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Somerset median daily rate £525 - -
South West median daily rate £425 £500 -
% change year-on-year -15.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Somerset median hourly rate - £50.00 -
South West median hourly rate £175.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year +250.00% - -

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 141 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 35.71% 30.26% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 101 93
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £313 £310 £236
90th Percentile £538 £484 £461
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% +9.65%
South West median hourly rate £44.50 £45.00 £38.13
% change year-on-year -1.11% +18.03% -10.29%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for COM in Somerset

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in Somerset

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in Somerset

COM
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Street - 1 £525 -
COM
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing COM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for COM.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft