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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 130 -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.035% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £319 £444
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
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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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
590 594 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.43% 20.50% 29.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 297 486
Median daily rate £350 £352 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.44% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 6
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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

COM+
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COM+.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 1 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle