The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £275 £325
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -15.38%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
207 171 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.13% 32.63% 34.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 96 190
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £478 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £50.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +37.93%
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 Hertfordshire

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

COM+
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) VBScript
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft