Period
to 19 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 19 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
England > North East
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 85 152
Rank change year-on-year -14 +67 -43
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 5 16 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% 1.28% 0.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.20% 4.34% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 19
North East median daily rate £470 £375 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.33% +17.19% +17.00%
10th Percentile £458 £270 £297
90th Percentile £512 £445 £353
England median daily rate £465 £369 £400
% change year-on-year +26.02% -7.75% +36.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £12.00 £19.00 -
% change year-on-year -36.84% - -

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 North East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 415 369 676
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 33.96% 29.54% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 232 439
North East median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -7.89%
10th Percentile £281 £277 £270
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 28
North East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +60.71% +73.27%
10th Percentile £29.65 £16.50 £17.75
90th Percentile £46.75 £47.76 £36.30
England median hourly rate £41.92 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +4.81% +9.59% -1.35%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in the North East

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in the North East

Software Packaging
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Packaging within the North East region over the 6 months to 19 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -18 5 £470 +25.33%
Software Packaging
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North East region with a requirement for Software Packaging.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Siebel
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (100.00%) Axway
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared

Software Packaging
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) FileNet
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) BusinessObjects
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) DataPower
2 2 (40.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
3 3 (60.00%) Change Control
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Workflow
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Axway
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Informatica
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Siebel
2 4 (80.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Sun