The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 54 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 18 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.11% - 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.14% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £275 £331
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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 Glasgow region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
293 212 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.35% 32.42% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 98 117
Average daily rate £350 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -48.97%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) DCOM
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (90.48%) STL
2 19 (90.48%) ATL
3 16 (76.19%) OLE DB
4 15 (71.43%) HTTP
5 14 (66.67%) SQL
6 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
7 12 (57.14%) Multithreading
8 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
8 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
9 8 (38.10%) MFC
9 8 (38.10%) Windows
9 8 (38.10%) Performance Management
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (33.33%) C#
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 7 (33.33%) .NET
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
11 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
11 6 (28.57%) TDD
11 6 (28.57%) Banking
11 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
11 6 (28.57%) Google
11 6 (28.57%) CppUnit
11 6 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 6 (28.57%) GoogleTest
11 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (23.81%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) RDBMS
2 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (61.90%) Visual Studio
2 6 (28.57%) CppUnit
2 6 (28.57%) GoogleTest
3 1 (4.76%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.76%) CodeRush
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Developer
2 18 (85.71%) C++ Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Lead Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) DCOM
1 21 (100.00%) XML
2 19 (90.48%) STL
2 19 (90.48%) ATL
3 16 (76.19%) OLE DB
4 8 (38.10%) MFC
5 7 (33.33%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 6 (28.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (4.76%) OLE
7 1 (4.76%) Web Services
7 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 9 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 8 (38.10%) Performance Management
4 6 (28.57%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
6 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 2 (9.52%) Memory Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (66.67%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Google