The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 269 244 251
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +7
Contract jobs citing COM+ 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.011% 0.065% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.27% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £299 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.25% +40.58%
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+
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2390 2201 2100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.22% 23.92% 23.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1556 1382 1197
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 27 46
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £45.00 £52.50
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 the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the South East

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM+ across the South East region.

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

COM+
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - 1 £425 -
COM+
England

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for COM+.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (100.00%) MSTest
1 1 (100.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) AutoMapper
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) KnockoutJS
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6