The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 411 355 416
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +61
Contract jobs citing COM+ 1 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.11% 0.046%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.014% 0.37% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 22 12
Average daily rate - £475 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £40.00 -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7050 6222 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.11% 28.77% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 4508 5114
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
COM+
England

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+
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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City of London - 1 - - 9
COM+
England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) W3C
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (75.00%) VB6
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) Use Case
3 5 (62.50%) NUnit
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) MSMQ

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) NUnit
1 5 (62.50%) Rhino Mocks
2 4 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
5 1 (12.50%) ClearCase
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Big Data Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) ADO.NET
2 6 (75.00%) Classic ASP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 5 (62.50%) MSMQ
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (37.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) Spring
6 1 (12.50%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) W3C
2 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) UML
1 5 (62.50%) Use Case
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Data Modelling
3 3 (37.50%) SOA
3 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) VB
2 6 (75.00%) VB6
3 4 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Business Objects
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