The first table below looks at the demand for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 23 April 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 East Sussex 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 32 30 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Contract jobs citing COM+ 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.68% 1.36% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.20% 4.00% 3.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £240 £300
% change year-on-year
+77.08% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
91 75 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 31.06% 33.94% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 38 49
Average daily rate £300 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £27.00 £14.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.00 £22.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
COM+
South East

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) DSDM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (50.00%) MTS
3 2 (50.00%) DCOM
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) C#

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) MTS
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 4 (100.00%) WCF
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) DCOM
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
3 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) DSDM
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) RDF
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) VB
1 4 (100.00%) VB6
2 2 (50.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vSphere
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware