The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 138 145 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.034% 0.15% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.57% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £333 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -
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+
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
818 876 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.12% 26.13% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 600 602 533
Median daily rate £353 £363 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +6.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 64 13
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.28% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £30.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the South West

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

COM+
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Gloucestershire +5 1 £325 -2.25%
COM+
England

COM+
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 West region with a requirement for COM+.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VB6
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery

COM+
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 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%) ADO.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WSDL
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 1 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VB6