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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 - 138
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing COM+ 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% - 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% - 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £388 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £425 £334
% change year-on-year -8.82% +27.34%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 653 651 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 30.12% 22.17% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 379 307
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.52% -10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

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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

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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 3 months to 23 June 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
Edinburgh - 5 £388 -
COM+
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.js
2 3 (60.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (60.00%) Backbone.js
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MSMQ

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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.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