The table below looks at the statistics for Software 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 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 148 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £263 £350
% change year-on-year
+18.09% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.50 £15.73
% change year-on-year
- +233.75%
Software Packaging
England

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 West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
795 548 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.42% 21.97% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 349 337
Median daily rate £363 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £236 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 17 13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £31.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.80% +40.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.65 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.20 £34.20 £33.55
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 West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Software 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 Software Packaging across the West Midlands region.

Software Packaging Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software 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 Software Packaging across the West Midlands region.

Software Packaging Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Software Packaging
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Sonatype
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) Consul
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
2 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Postfix
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
2 1 (50.00%) Liquibase
2 1 (50.00%) HipChat
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN

Software 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (50.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Liquibase
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) SonarQube
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (50.00%) MCollective
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Terraform
2 1 (50.00%) Ansible
2 1 (50.00%) Consul
2 1 (50.00%) Kibana
2 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 1 (50.00%) logstash
2 1 (50.00%) Packer
2 1 (50.00%) Rancher
2 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (50.00%) VMware