Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 - 200
Rank change year-on-year - +200 -26
Contract jobs citing COM+ 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.10% - 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% - 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Scotland median daily rate £388 - -
UK median daily rate £431 £325 £338
% change year-on-year +32.46% -3.70% +46.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland 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 Scotland with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1334 1197 1259
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 26.80% 27.34% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 826 722 673
Scotland median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £274 £263 £269
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 15 17
Scotland median hourly rate £27.00 £42.50 £40.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.47% +5.25% -3.86%
10th Percentile £18.75 £22.50 £25.00
90th Percentile £43.39 £52.00 £55.00
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

COM+
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for COM+ in Scotland

COM+
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for COM+ in Scotland

COM+
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing COM+ within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 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
Edinburgh - 5 £388 -
COM+
UK

For the 6 months to 18 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 Scotland region with a requirement for COM+.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
2 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ

COM+
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB Developer
1 5 (100.00%) VB6 Developer
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Ajax
1 5 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) React
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
2 3 (60.00%) Vue (Vue.js)
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 5 (100.00%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle