Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for an Applications Packager was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Application Packager
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - +86 +14
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 2 0 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.16% - 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 14
Reading median daily rate £390 - £475
10th Percentile £385 - £463
90th Percentile £395 - £520
Berkshire median daily rate £390 £325 £475
% change year-on-year +20.00% -31.58% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 8
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £55.55

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,170 1,277 1,838
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 90.38% 94.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 666 1,091
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £255 £235 £226
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £414 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 76 126
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -49.06% +51.43%
10th Percentile £10.90 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.50 £49.14 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.45% -27.50% +17.65%

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Applications Packager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in Reading

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Applications Packager in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in Reading

Applications Packager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Packager in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in Reading

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 17 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, Applications Packager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office

Applications Packager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft