The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 121
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - - 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £290 £275
% change year-on-year +63.79% +5.45%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £51.00 - -

Software Packaging is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 441 452 519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 23.65% 20.49% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 320 259
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +1.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £17.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £42.50 £40.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Software Packaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in Hampshire

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in Hampshire

Software Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Packaging in Hampshire