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 26 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Application Packaging
Rank 135 118 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 7 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.17% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.22% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Median daily rate £325 £288 £236
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +21.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £198 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £318 £271
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £25.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +12.35%
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
2443 1803 1797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.84% 76.37% 76.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1465 1118 966
Median daily rate £400 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 74 129
Median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £40.50 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 26 June 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 -4 5 £325 +85.71% 1
Birmingham -5 1 - - 1
Application Packaging
England

Application Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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%) SQL
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 8 (61.54%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) .NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) CRM
4 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
4 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
4 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (53.85%) SCOM
4 7 (53.85%) Network Security
4 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
4 7 (53.85%) Git (software)
4 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
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%) Office 365
4 7 (53.85%) IaaS
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (53.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (53.85%) DevOps
4 7 (53.85%) SaltStack
4 7 (53.85%) Microservices

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 7 (53.85%) NServiceBus
1 7 (53.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) IaaS
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (53.85%) Office 365
2 3 (23.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) Network Security
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%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Azure Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Cloud Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure DevOps
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Migration Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (53.85%) Configuration Management
1 7 (53.85%) CRM
1 7 (53.85%) DevOps
1 7 (53.85%) High Availability
1 7 (53.85%) Microservices
2 3 (23.08%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 7 (53.85%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCAA
3 1 (7.69%) CCENT
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (53.85%) Puppet
1 7 (53.85%) SCOM
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) SaltStack
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) ServiceNow
5 1 (7.69%) Symantec