The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £292 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.63% -6.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £15.00
Software Packaging
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
307 291 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.91% 29.22% 22.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 200 93
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £336
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.83 £40.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.72% -60.98%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire