Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Software Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Packaging over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Packaging
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 239 237
Rank change year-on-year -23 -2 +54
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 2 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.029% 0.029% 0.073%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.070% 0.078% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
City of London median daily rate £550 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +28.57%
10th Percentile £485 £463 £318
90th Percentile £615 £488 £611
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £438
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
City of London median hourly rate - £17.00 -
Central London median hourly rate - £19.00 -

Software Packaging is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,847 2,568 2,370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 40.74% 37.84% 34.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,356 2,093 2,016
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.70%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £325
90th Percentile £675 £650 £638
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 5
City of London median hourly rate £32.00 £24.42 £43.57
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.03% -43.95% +24.49%
10th Percentile £19.14 £20.28 £19.00
90th Percentile £73.98 £28.24 £56.12
Central London median hourly rate £32.00 £21.50 £43.57
% change year-on-year +48.84% -50.65% +24.49%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Packaging in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Packaging also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (50.00%) Rancher

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) CentOS
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
1 1 (50.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Rancher
1 1 (50.00%) Terraform