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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 161 185 204
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +19
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 5 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.064% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £450 £350 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
- +233.75%
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
1199 1452 1734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.92% 30.97% 29.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1211 1319
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Median hourly rate £54.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.98% -22.22%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (50.00%) CentOS
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (50.00%) Ansible
2 3 (50.00%) Docker
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps
2 3 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (50.00%) Terraform
2 3 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (50.00%) Rancher
3 2 (33.33%) Sonatype
3 2 (33.33%) Squid
3 2 (33.33%) ELK Stack
3 2 (33.33%) SonarQube
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Liquibase

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%) Google Apps
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
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
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
3 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
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%) Deployment 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%) SCCM Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment Engineer
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%) Device Driver
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
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
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%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Coaching
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 1 (16.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
1 3 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CTC Cleared
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%) VMware Infrastructure
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%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft