The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 416 433
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.018% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.059% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £540 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £431
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -27.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
England

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
7204 6800 7089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.54% 30.45% 29.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5467 4827 5146
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 30
Median hourly rate £22.00 £22.18 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.81% -48.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.91 £19.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.63 £55.00 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing COM+ as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing COM+ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for COM+.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Support
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Remoting
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle