The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 418 403 387
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Contract jobs citing COM+ 4 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.030% 0.081%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.097% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 19
Average daily rate
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£530 £408 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.90% -14.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £230 £413
% change year-on-year
+45.10% -44.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7254 7223 7245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.96% 31.04% 31.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5263 5207 5206
Average daily rate £425 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 33 97
Average hourly rate £22.34 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.35% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £53.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

COM+ Jobs Demand Trend in London

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in London

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in London

COM+
Top 16 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Solace
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) Front Office
6 2 (25.00%) RAD
6 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) C++ Developer
3 4 (50.00%) VB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) AWS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 2 (25.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) VB
3 6 (75.00%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Solace
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £400 - £650 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 25 days ago