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 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 54 40
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.89% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 3.73% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £431 £240
% change year-on-year
-27.53% +79.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
194 161 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.47% 23.85% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 85 48
Average daily rate £400 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.44% +31.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £290 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 18
Average hourly rate £38.00 £35.80 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +30.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

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