The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank - 78 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.25 £20.38
% change year-on-year
- -39.87%
Software Packaging
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
255 321 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 18.63% 26.27% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 166 81
Average daily rate £351 £350 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.14% +15.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £47.50 £18.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+163.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh