The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - 113
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £230
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +44.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
631 645 780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.57% 19.76% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 327 406
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £456
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £55.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% +30.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.05 £40.38 £35.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £65.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Scotland