The table below looks at the statistics for Application Packaging skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 138 121 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -1
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 6 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.16% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 1
Median daily rate £328 £300 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.16% +114.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £300 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £35.00 £21.75
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +60.91%
Application Packaging
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2606 1974 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.23% 78.09% 75.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1550 1153 1000
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 100 114
Median hourly rate £18.00 £31.44 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.74% +4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.05 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Application Packaging
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Application Packaging Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Application Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Application Packaging across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Application Packaging Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Application Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Application Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Application Packaging within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Coventry - 2 £350 -
Birmingham -8 1 £475 +58.33%
Wolverhampton - 1 £320 -
Shropshire - 1 £330 -
Warwickshire - 1 £250 -
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Application Packaging.

1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
3 8 (61.54%) .NET
3 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 8 (61.54%) Office 365
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
4 7 (53.85%) Continuous Deployment
4 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) SaltStack
4 7 (53.85%) Microservices
4 7 (53.85%) FxCop
4 7 (53.85%) StyleCop
4 7 (53.85%) Puppet
4 7 (53.85%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (53.85%) High Availability
4 7 (53.85%) NServiceBus
4 7 (53.85%) IaaS
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) CRM
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management

Application Packaging
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
2 7 (53.85%) NServiceBus
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 7 (53.85%) IaaS
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Azure SQL Database
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) FxCop
1 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
1 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 7 (53.85%) StyleCop
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) MSI
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Azure Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Cloud Consultant
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Mobility Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 8 (61.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
1 7 (53.85%) Continuous Deployment
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
1 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) SQL
2 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (23.08%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 2 (15.38%) SCCM
3 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
1 7 (53.85%) SaltStack
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix