The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank 130 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 6 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.18% 0.18% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.91% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £349 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £349 £375
% change year-on-year
-21.14% -7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 £15.37 £16.05
% change year-on-year
+241.68% -4.26%
Software Packaging
UK

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 Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
660 759 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.12% 27.71% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 394 273
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 10
Average hourly rate £55.00 £42.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.17% +24.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.38 £35.75 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 5 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Software Packaging
UK

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Subversion
2 5 (83.33%) Maven
2 5 (83.33%) JIRA
2 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (83.33%) FishEye
2 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 5 (83.33%) DevOps
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
4 1 (16.67%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (16.67%) Law
4 1 (16.67%) Perforce
4 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) MSI
4 1 (16.67%) InstallShield

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Subversion
1 5 (83.33%) Maven
1 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (83.33%) FishEye
1 5 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (83.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) Perl
1 5 (83.33%) Python
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix
1 1 (16.67%) Perforce