Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 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
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank - 227 244
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 7 1
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.11% 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.29% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 1
Median daily rate - £538 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -10.42% +18.52%
Central London median daily rate - £538 £600
% change year-on-year - -10.42% +26.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 1,053 2,430 2,662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 33.85% 37.90% 38.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 1,944 2,182
Median daily rate £525 £525 £525
10th Percentile £382 £413 £369
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £525 £510
% change year-on-year - +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 10 14
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.29% +115.39% -12.51%
10th Percentile £24.50 £31.48 £21.08
90th Percentile £57.50 £69.25 £58.23
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.85 £22.00
% change year-on-year -25.29% +112.94% -11.50%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Packaging in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Software Packaging in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Software Packaging in the City of London