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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - 127 102
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.037% 0.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.16% 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Average daily rate - - £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £285 £264 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.05% -24.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £12.38
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
631 636 616
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 24.76% 23.41% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 371 324
Average daily rate £363 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 12
Average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +38.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) FishEye
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) FishEye
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Migration Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft