The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £313 £431
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -27.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
COM+
West Midlands

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 Staffordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
35 101 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.49% 45.50% 35.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 72 32
Median daily rate £325 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire