The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £31.00 -
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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 Birmingham region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
109 127 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.23% 22.24% 31.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 73 77
Average daily rate £336 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.08% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 11
Average hourly rate £22.50 £16.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -45.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM+ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham