The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 49 53
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 1.14% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 4.55% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £319 £438 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.14% +62.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £35.00
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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 Essex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
171 154 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.32% 25.16% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 89 77
Average daily rate £400 £350 £264
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +32.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £281 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 18
Average hourly rate £40.60 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.83 £30.25 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £46.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Essex

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in Essex