The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 65 67 58
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% 0.12% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.16% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £338 £260
% change year-on-year
-3.70% +29.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.25 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+29.00% +19.04%
Application Packaging
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
623 622 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.60% 76.51% 72.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 424 285
Median daily rate £375 £369 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 16 11
Median hourly rate £21.75 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.34% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £14.70 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £63.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Application Packaging across the Birmingham region.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging across the Birmingham region.

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Application Packaging
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing
3 1 (33.33%) Migration

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Migration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft