The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank - 263 246
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.041% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.16% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £263 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.92%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Median hourly rate - - £15.73
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
- +233.75%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2371 2491 2230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 28.02% 25.54% 24.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1472 1656 1285
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.29 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Software Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the South East