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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 128 118
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.63% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £338
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
471 635 656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 28.49% 24.57% 25.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 365 370
Median daily rate £365 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 6
Median hourly rate £52.00 £36.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+43.44% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £22.25 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £43.50 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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