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 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
England / South West
Rank - - 135
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 - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
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 South West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
648 873 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.18% 29.16% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 649 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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+
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) VB6
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (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 2 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) WSDL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) VB6