The table below looks at the statistics for COM+ skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
COM+ (COM Plus)
Rank - 117 -
Contract jobs citing COM+ 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.042% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £335 £225
% change year-on-year
- +48.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
810 543 580
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.71% 22.63% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 326 338
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 19
Median hourly rate £24.00 £23.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.05% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.55 £34.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

COM+
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

COM+
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

COM+ Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

COM+
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing COM+ across the West Midlands region.

COM+ Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands