Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for COM+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COM+ over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

COM+ (COM Plus)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 831 828 825
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3 -26
Contract jobs citing COM+ 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.023% 0.053% 0.049%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 11
England median daily rate £525 £400 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% +20.30% +62.20%
10th Percentile £468 £313 £305
90th Percentile £543 £469 £425
UK median daily rate £525 £400 £333
% change year-on-year +31.25% +20.30% +46.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

COM+ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 29,794 28,240 28,638
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.26% 31.28% 29.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,452 19,605 19,951
England median daily rate £475 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 320 314 517
England median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.50 £15.25 £15.04
90th Percentile £52.63 £51.25 £55.55
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing COM+ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM+ in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM+ in England

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Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the England region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -25 6 £498 - 5
South East -34 1 £538 +26.47% 1
COM+
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for COM+.

1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) UML
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 4 (57.14%) Confluence
4 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Kanban
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Sybase
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 1 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
6 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Banking
6 1 (14.29%) Data Management
6 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (14.29%) CRM

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Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (57.14%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Siebel CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Architect
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architect
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Architect
3 2 (28.57%) XML Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Kanban
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) PL/SQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) Atlassian
3 3 (42.86%) Sybase
4 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Siebel