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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 132 122
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.61% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
526 652 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 30.55% 25.31% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 357 367
Median daily rate £370 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 8
Median hourly rate £52.09 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.48% -50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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