The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 607 585
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.025% 0.045%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.090% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 21
Median daily rate - £338 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.73%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £335 £225
% change year-on-year
- +48.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
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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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14812 14498 13767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.74% 28.02% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10461 9943 9008
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 215 201
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £18.30 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.35 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in England

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for COM+.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
3 4 (57.14%) JBoss
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) LDAP
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
3 4 (57.14%) webMethods
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Opsview
4 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) IBM SmartCloud
4 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Splunk
4 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) GlassFish
1 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) JBoss
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) Internet
1 4 (57.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) SOAP
3 4 (57.14%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) AutoMapper
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
5 1 (14.29%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) jQuery
5 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (14.29%) RESTful
5 1 (14.29%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 4 (57.14%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) webMethods
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Software AG
2 3 (42.86%) Splunk
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft