The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Packaging
Rank - 19 18
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire - 3.45% 2.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 11.43% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £485 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +29.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £356 £315
% change year-on-year
-22.80% +13.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £12.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -51.00%
Software Packaging
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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 Shropshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 35 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 40.64% 30.17% 23.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 12
Average daily rate £400 £375 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -31.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire