The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester 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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £264 £311 £375
% change year-on-year
-15.31% -16.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £15.44 £12.60
% change year-on-year
+223.88% +22.51%
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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
336 331 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.93% 26.82% 28.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 205 171
Average daily rate £363 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £28.75 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.13% +30.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Software Packaging
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging.

1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 5 (83.33%) GSM
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Doxygen
1 5 (83.33%) Google
1 5 (83.33%) GoogleTest
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Raspberry Pi
2 4 (66.67%) BeagleBone
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) WiX
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) IIS
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) MSI

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Packaging. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Bluetooth
1 5 (83.33%) GSM
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) GoogleTest
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) WiX
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Raspberry Pi
1 4 (66.67%) BeagleBone
2 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) OO
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle