The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North West region that had Applications Packager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packager
England / North West
Rank 135 152 139
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.038% 0.053% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.056% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £283 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.37%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 £21.82
% change year-on-year
- +154.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2496 3594 3102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 94.87% 94.98% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1560 2142 1701
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 195 198
Median hourly rate £18.00 £28.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.28% +48.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.80 £48.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Applications Packager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the North West region that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

Applications Packager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Applications Packager
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Packager across the North West region.

Applications Packager Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Packager
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Packager across the North West region.

Applications Packager Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Applications Packager
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 1 - -
Applications Packager
England

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Law

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft