The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
South East / Berkshire
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - - 0.035%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
375 488 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.83% 19.73% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 306 335
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 9
Median hourly rate £46.00 £55.55 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.19% +56.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £14.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £175.00 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing COM+ across the Berkshire region.

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire