Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 86 137
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 1.54% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 5.26% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 17 21
North East median daily rate - £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -
England median daily rate £425 £383 £403
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.97% +11.03%
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 407 361 756
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.81% 29.23% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 249 524
North East median daily rate £425 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +11.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £284
90th Percentile £556 £538 £509
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 19
North East median hourly rate £45.00 £28.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +60.71% - +37.93%
10th Percentile £32.75 £10.83 £16.50
90th Percentile £48.05 £44.98 £37.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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