The first table below looks at the demand for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the City of London region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 193 214 220
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing COM+ 1 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.057% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% 0.19% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£415 £613 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £228 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-44.84% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £34.05
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1657 2088 2099
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 29.11% 29.58% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1630 1619
Average daily rate £450 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 20
Average hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +27.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
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COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing COM+ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM+.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) W3C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing COM+ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited COM+. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (50.00%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) MSMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) WCF
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
1 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) W3C
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Use Case
1 1 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) VB6
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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