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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank 645 650 604
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -46
Contract jobs citing COM+ 3 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.017% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.018% 0.061% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 17
Median daily rate £325 £333 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% +33.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £333 £250
% change year-on-year
-2.25% +33.00%
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
16430 16404 15521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.75% 28.23% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 11396 11302 10100
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 302 174
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.20 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £45.00 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 28 September 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 +13 3 £325 -2.25% 1
South West +7 2 £325 -13.33% 1
Gloucestershire -1 2 £325 -13.33%
Cheltenham -4 2 £325 -8.12%
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

COM+
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) IIS
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) C#
5 3 (42.86%) C++
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) VB
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) JBoss
5 3 (42.86%) Apache
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) LDAP
5 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
5 3 (42.86%) VB6
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
5 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Software AG
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) Internet
5 3 (42.86%) IBM

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 5 (71.43%) IIS
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
2 3 (42.86%) JBoss
2 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
2 3 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 1 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Cloud
1 3 (42.86%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
1 3 (42.86%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (14.29%) MS Access
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (42.86%) VisualVM
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 1 (14.29%) MSTest
2 1 (14.29%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) ADO.NET
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) WSDL
5 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 2 (28.57%) XSL
6 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
6 1 (14.29%) HTML5
6 1 (14.29%) jQuery
6 1 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (14.29%) RESTful
6 1 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
1 3 (42.86%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 3 (42.86%) Network Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
2 2 (28.57%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) SOLID
3 1 (14.29%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C++
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) VB
3 3 (42.86%) VB6
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (14.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCAD
2 1 (14.29%) MCSD
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Cloud Orchestrator
1 3 (42.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) Software AG
1 3 (42.86%) Splunk
1 3 (42.86%) webMethods
2 1 (14.29%) Alterian
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