The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Packager role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Packager in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packager
Rank - 63 69
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 0 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.57% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate - £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +5.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.76%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.55 £21.82 £31.56
% change year-on-year
+154.58% -30.85%
Applications Packager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
850 696 837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 91.30% 94.18% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 406 418
Average daily rate £400 £376 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 48 71
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.45 £22.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.87% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £42.50 £42.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Packager across the Cheshire region.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager across the Cheshire region.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire