Period
to 15 July 2019

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 15 July 2019 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
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - - 51
Contract jobs citing COM 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 1.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median daily rate - - -
South West median daily rate £350 £325 -
% change year-on-year +7.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Somerset median hourly rate - - £50.00
South West median hourly rate £41.00 £175.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -76.57% +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 124 141 162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 30.10% 31.26% 36.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 105 110
Somerset median daily rate £475 £418 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.77% +5.70% +12.86%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £305
90th Percentile £573 £504 £475
South West median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +9.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 10
Somerset median hourly rate £24.20 £175.00 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -86.17% +233.33% +31.25%
10th Percentile £13.90 £162.50 £47.50
90th Percentile £48.35 £187.50 £53.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% -1.11% +7.14%

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

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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

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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