The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 166 160 209
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +49
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.031% 0.029% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.084% 0.090% 0.059%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £395 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -30.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
-19.37% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £20.25 £15.88
% change year-on-year
- +27.55%
Software Packaging
London

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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1190 1111 1706
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.39% 32.23% 29.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1013 935 1364
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London 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 the City of London

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software 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 City of London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Puppet
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 3 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (50.00%) Ansible
3 3 (50.00%) Docker
3 3 (50.00%) DevOps
3 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
3 3 (50.00%) Terraform
3 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (50.00%) Rancher
4 2 (33.33%) ELK Stack
4 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
4 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
1 2 (33.33%) Confluence
1 2 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) HipChat
2 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) G Suite
2 1 (16.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (33.33%) OpenVPN
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Hadoop
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
1 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (33.33%) Ant
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Liquibase
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ELK Stack
1 2 (33.33%) MCollective
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) CentOS
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) HNC
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Postfix
2 2 (33.33%) Squid
2 2 (33.33%) vCloud
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Ansible
1 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
1 3 (50.00%) Rancher
1 3 (50.00%) Terraform
2 2 (33.33%) Kibana
2 2 (33.33%) logstash
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (16.67%) Casper Suite
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft