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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - 134
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £230 £275 £331
% change year-on-year
-16.36% -16.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £36.00
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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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
799 597 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.09% 27.06% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 495 408 342
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.75 £15.28 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.20 £55.00 £50.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing COM+ across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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