Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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.

COM+ (COM Plus)
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 614 609
Rank change year-on-year -8 -5 0
Contract jobs citing COM+ 12 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.006% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
London median daily rate £490 - £530
10th Percentile £463 - £505
90th Percentile £528 - £555
England median daily rate £508 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +56.15% -3.70% +58.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15419 15021
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.10% 34.32% 32.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13339 11542 11183
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £350 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 72 92
London median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +11.89% +2.14%
10th Percentile £19.09 £19.23 £14.25
90th Percentile £49.75 £57.44 £58.75
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

COM+
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in London

COM+
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

COM+
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for COM+ in London

COM+
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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
East London 0 3 £481 -
COM+
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) VB
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) UML
2 10 (83.33%) JIRA
2 10 (83.33%) Atlassian
2 10 (83.33%) Confluence
3 9 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 9 (75.00%) Sybase
4 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
5 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
5 7 (58.33%) IBM
5 7 (58.33%) ISEB
6 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 5 (41.67%) Spring
7 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
7 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (41.67%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
7 5 (41.67%) Struts
7 5 (41.67%) Java
7 5 (41.67%) J2EE
7 5 (41.67%) LDAP
7 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
8 4 (33.33%) SOA

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Co-occurring 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 10 (83.33%) Confluence
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) LDAP
2 1 (8.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle Database
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Software Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle Architect
4 3 (25.00%) J2EE Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Java Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (25.00%) XML Architect
5 2 (16.67%) .NET Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Database Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) J2EE Software Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Software Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Architect
6 1 (8.33%) SOA Architect
6 1 (8.33%) UML Architect
6 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
2 5 (41.67%) J2EE
2 5 (41.67%) Spring
2 5 (41.67%) Struts
3 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) UML
2 9 (75.00%) Software Architecture
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (58.33%) TOGAF
5 6 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) Data Modelling
6 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (41.67%) Physical Data Model
7 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
7 4 (33.33%) Kanban
7 4 (33.33%) OO
7 4 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
7 4 (33.33%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) SOA
8 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (16.67%) Coaching
10 1 (8.33%) Quantitative Risk Management
10 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
1 11 (91.67%) PL/SQL
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) VB
2 5 (41.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) Atlassian
3 9 (75.00%) Sybase
4 7 (58.33%) IBM