The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 641 628 608
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -20
Contract jobs citing COM+ 5 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.11% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 10
Median daily rate £425 £353 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.56% -18.26%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £319 £438
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.14%
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14885 15129 14682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 27.02% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 10556 9949 9761
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 212 183
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.88 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

COM+
Daily Rate Trend

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the UK

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM+ within the UK.

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

COM+
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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
England -1 5 £425 +20.56% 7
Essex - 4 - - 1
East of England - 4 - - 1
South East -4 1 £425 +42.25%
Brighton - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 £425 -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for COM+.

1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) JBoss
3 7 (58.33%) Apache
3 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
3 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
3 7 (58.33%) IIS
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Oracle
4 6 (50.00%) HTML
4 6 (50.00%) Java
4 6 (50.00%) DataPower
4 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (41.67%) VisualVM
5 5 (41.67%) Opsview
5 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (41.67%) Splunk
5 5 (41.67%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) VB
5 5 (41.67%) IBM
6 4 (33.33%) Firewall
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
6 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
6 4 (33.33%) Internet
6 4 (33.33%) webMethods
6 4 (33.33%) LDAP
6 4 (33.33%) Linux
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server

COM+
Top Related IT Skills 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 7 (58.33%) Apache
1 7 (58.33%) IIS
1 7 (58.33%) JBoss
1 7 (58.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (58.33%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) Internet
1 4 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) VisualVM
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Applications Support
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) VB Developer
5 1 (8.33%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
2 6 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Remoting
6 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (8.33%) AutoMapper
6 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Gherkin
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
6 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (8.33%) RESTful
6 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (8.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) DataPower
2 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 3 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 2 (16.67%) High Availability
4 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) BDD
5 1 (8.33%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) OOP
5 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) SOLID
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) VB
4 3 (25.00%) VB6
5 2 (16.67%) C++
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Opsview
2 2 (16.67%) Nagios
2 2 (16.67%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 5 (41.67%) Splunk
3 4 (33.33%) webMethods
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (25.00%) Software AG
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