The table below looks at the statistics for Software Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Packaging over the 3 months to 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Packaging
Rank 595 620 559
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -61
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 48 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.089% 0.046% 0.083%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 10 18
Median daily rate £450 £263 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -32.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £168 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £310 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £263 £316
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -16.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £35.57 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +137.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.57 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +137.15%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

Software Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Trend

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

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Software Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Software Packaging
Top 9 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +9 48 £450 +71.42% 5
London +43 45 £461 +67.72% 4
Croydon - 8 - -
City of London +48 2 £503 +82.72%
North East -44 2 £330 +24.64%
Tyne and Wear -47 2 £330 +24.64%
Newcastle upon Tyne -51 2 £330 +24.64%
East of England +15 1 £425 +152.55% 1
Essex +10 1 £425 +6.25%

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (70.67%) Linux
3 52 (69.33%) Oracle
4 49 (65.33%) Puppet
5 48 (64.00%) DevOps
6 45 (60.00%) Configuration Management
7 41 (54.67%) VMware
8 39 (52.00%) JIRA
8 39 (52.00%) Git (software)
9 37 (49.33%) Security Cleared
9 37 (49.33%) Confluence
9 37 (49.33%) Docker
10 36 (48.00%) SC Cleared
11 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
11 35 (46.67%) Sonatype Nexus
11 35 (46.67%) Workflow
12 34 (45.33%) Shell Script
13 33 (44.00%) OpenVPN
13 33 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
13 33 (44.00%) Hadoop
13 33 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (44.00%) ZABBIX
13 33 (44.00%) OpenLDAP
13 33 (44.00%) ELK Stack
13 33 (44.00%) Terraform
13 33 (44.00%) Rancher
13 33 (44.00%) Ansible
13 33 (44.00%) Kubernetes
13 33 (44.00%) logstash
13 33 (44.00%) DNS

Software Packaging
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 37 (49.33%) Confluence
2 31 (41.33%) Apache
2 31 (41.33%) Elasticsearch
3 15 (20.00%) JBoss
3 15 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 15 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 14 (18.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (9.33%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (5.33%) FileNet
7 3 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.67%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (41.33%) HipChat
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (14.67%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Cloud Services
1 33 (44.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (9.33%) Google Apps
2 7 (9.33%) Trello
3 4 (5.33%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (44.00%) DNS
1 33 (44.00%) OpenLDAP
1 33 (44.00%) OpenVPN
1 33 (44.00%) SSH
2 9 (12.00%) SSL
3 8 (10.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (10.67%) LDAP
3 8 (10.67%) Network Security
4 2 (2.67%) DHCP
4 2 (2.67%) FTP
4 2 (2.67%) Intranet
4 2 (2.67%) SAN
5 1 (1.33%) Firewall
5 1 (1.33%) HTTP
5 1 (1.33%) Internet
5 1 (1.33%) LAN
5 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) Hadoop
1 33 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (10.67%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.33%) IDOL
5 1 (1.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (52.00%) Git (software)
1 39 (52.00%) JIRA
2 35 (46.67%) Jenkins
2 35 (46.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 31 (41.33%) Ant
3 31 (41.33%) JIRA Agile
3 31 (41.33%) JUnit
3 31 (41.33%) Maven
3 31 (41.33%) SonarQube
4 29 (38.67%) Liquibase
5 27 (36.00%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.33%) AdminStudio
7 1 (1.33%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.67%) Games
1 2 (2.67%) Law
1 2 (2.67%) Legal
1 2 (2.67%) Publishing
2 1 (1.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Lead DevOps
3 10 (13.33%) Senior DevOps
3 10 (13.33%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 9 (12.00%) Cloud Engineer
5 7 (9.33%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Consultant
7 5 (6.67%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (5.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 3 (4.00%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Business Systems Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Product Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Release Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) Service Desk Analyst
10 2 (2.67%) Systems Manager
10 2 (2.67%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (44.00%) ELK Stack
2 31 (41.33%) MCollective
3 11 (14.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (1.33%) SOAP
5 1 (1.33%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.67%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) DataPower
3 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.33%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.67%) e-Learning
5 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.67%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.67%) Social Media
5 2 (2.67%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 53 (70.67%) Linux
2 31 (41.33%) CentOS
3 18 (24.00%) Windows
4 16 (21.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (21.33%) Unix
5 15 (20.00%) AIX
6 9 (12.00%) Android
7 7 (9.33%) Apple iOS
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 5 (6.67%) Windows 10
10 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.00%) Solaris
11 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (2.67%) Debian
12 2 (2.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 2 (2.67%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (74.67%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (64.00%) DevOps
3 45 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 35 (46.67%) Workflow
5 33 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (44.00%) Identity Management
6 32 (42.67%) Service Management
7 31 (41.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (41.33%) Scrum
8 27 (36.00%) Case Management
9 26 (34.67%) Coaching
10 23 (30.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (18.67%) OO
12 13 (17.33%) Change Control
13 9 (12.00%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.67%) Migration
15 4 (5.33%) Application Packaging
15 4 (5.33%) Prototyping
16 3 (4.00%) ITIL
16 3 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 34 (45.33%) Shell Script
2 31 (41.33%) Ruby
3 12 (16.00%) SQL
4 11 (14.67%) Java
4 11 (14.67%) Perl
5 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
5 4 (5.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.00%) Python
7 2 (2.67%) Korn
8 1 (1.33%) C
8 1 (1.33%) VB
8 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 37 (49.33%) Security Cleared
2 36 (48.00%) SC Cleared
3 17 (22.67%) CTC Cleared
4 5 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (2.67%) MCP
5 2 (2.67%) MCSA
5 2 (2.67%) MCSE
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.33%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (49.33%) Docker
2 31 (41.33%) Postfix
2 31 (41.33%) Squid
2 31 (41.33%) vCloud
3 12 (16.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (12.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (2.67%) BitLocker
6 2 (2.67%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.33%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 1 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (1.33%) XenApp
7 1 (1.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 49 (65.33%) Puppet
2 33 (44.00%) Ansible
2 33 (44.00%) Kubernetes
2 33 (44.00%) logstash
2 33 (44.00%) Rancher
2 33 (44.00%) Terraform
2 33 (44.00%) ZABBIX
3 31 (41.33%) Kibana
4 14 (18.67%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (12.00%) SCCM
6 4 (5.33%) Casper Suite
7 3 (4.00%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.67%) OpenNMS
8 2 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (2.67%) WSUS
9 1 (1.33%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 52 (69.33%) Oracle
2 41 (54.67%) VMware
3 31 (41.33%) Sonatype
4 29 (38.67%) Atlassian
5 20 (26.67%) HP
6 16 (21.33%) IBM
6 16 (21.33%) Red Hat
7 14 (18.67%) Axway
7 14 (18.67%) Informatica
7 14 (18.67%) Siebel
8 10 (13.33%) Sun
9 8 (10.67%) Apple
10 7 (9.33%) Google
11 4 (5.33%) Adobe
12 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
12 3 (4.00%) MobileIron
13 2 (2.67%) iManage
13 2 (2.67%) Opsware
13 2 (2.67%) Recommind
13 2 (2.67%) Twitter
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