The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for COM+ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited COM+ over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
COM+ (COM Plus)
England / London
Rank 392 430 411
Rank change year-on-year +38 -19  
Contract jobs citing COM+ 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.014% 0.062%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 3
Median daily rate £475 £215 £540
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +120.93% -60.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year - +15.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

COM+ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6748 7047 6486
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.85% 31.82% 30.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 5275 4693
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 29 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +82.68%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing COM+ as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM+ in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing COM+ in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for COM+ in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM+ in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the London region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
City of London - 1 £450 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
COM+
England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 across the London region with a requirement for COM+.

1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) SDLC
4 4 (57.14%) .NET
4 4 (57.14%) C#
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 4 (57.14%) Process Management
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Subversion
5 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
5 3 (42.86%) Confluence
5 3 (42.86%) Sybase
5 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (42.86%) OO
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
5 3 (42.86%) Project Management
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) SOA
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
6 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model

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Top Related IT Skills in London 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 (42.86%) Confluence
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 3 (42.86%) Subversion
2 3 (42.86%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Analyst Developer
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Database Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 1 (14.29%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
1 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
2 3 (42.86%) XML
3 2 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (28.57%) Spring
3 2 (28.57%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) Enterprise Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Process Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) SOA
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) VB
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) VB6
5 1 (14.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Atlassian
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) IBM