Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 17 November 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)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 368 361 381
Rank change year-on-year -7 +20 -11
Contract jobs citing COM 9 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.053% 0.13% 0.071%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.47% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 6
South East median daily rate £180 £330 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% +91.30% -52.41%
10th Percentile £148 £256 £143
90th Percentile £495 £406 £374
England median daily rate £500 £400 £325
% change year-on-year +25.00% +23.08% -29.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £49.19 £41.25
% change year-on-year +1.65% +19.25% -

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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4637 4492 5156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.52% 26.77% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2865 2733 3330
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 117
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.90
90th Percentile £50.08 £53.40 £51.35
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

COM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing COM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for COM in the South East

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM in the South East

COM
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM in the South East over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM in the South East

COM
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM in the South East

COM
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Berkshire +12 4 £548 - 2
Thames Valley -5 4 £548 - 5
Surrey -25 3 £145 -55.38%
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £180 -
COM
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 South East region with a requirement for COM.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Spredfast
4 2 (22.22%) A/B Testing
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) Publishing
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Time Management
4 2 (22.22%) Social Media
4 2 (22.22%) Eloqua
5 1 (11.11%) IaaS
5 1 (11.11%) User Stories
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps

COM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (22.22%) Eloqua
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) IaaS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) PaaS
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (44.44%) Advertising
2 3 (33.33%) Marketing
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 2 (22.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Email Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Migration Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Support Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) A/B Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Email Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing Automation
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) DevOps
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 2 (22.22%) Spredfast