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 22 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
UK
Rank 571 610 602
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -8
Contract jobs citing COM+ 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.055% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 10
Median daily rate £425 £333 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.81% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £239 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £427 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 - £363
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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

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+
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing COM+ within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

COM+ Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +43 10 £425 +27.81% 3
South East - 8 £425 -
Hampshire - 8 £425 -
Fareham - 7 £425 -
London +7 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for COM+.

1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
4 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) WMI
7 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) VB6
7 3 (20.00%) DNS
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) Sybase
7 3 (20.00%) IIS
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) SOA
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (20.00%) Confluence
7 3 (20.00%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft

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 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (13.33%) SAS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MS Access
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++/C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Architect
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) J2EE
3 2 (13.33%) Spring
3 2 (13.33%) Struts
3 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 2 (13.33%) WSDL
3 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (13.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (20.00%) SOA
4 2 (13.33%) Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analytics
4 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 2 (13.33%) Data Encryption
4 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
4 2 (13.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (13.33%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) TOGAF
4 2 (13.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C++
2 9 (60.00%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (13.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 2 (13.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
1 2 (13.33%) MCAD
1 2 (13.33%) MCSD
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
1 3 (20.00%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) Alterian
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
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