Period
to 16 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 16 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Software Packaging 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Somerset median daily rate - - £325
South West median daily rate £425 £425 £325
% change year-on-year - +30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Somerset median hourly rate - - -
South West 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 Somerset with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 186 158 127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 37.73% 31.79% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 110 91
Somerset median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £247 £238
90th Percentile £572 £475 £463
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 7
Somerset median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.25% -6.43%
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -11.76%

Software Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing Software Packaging as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for Software Packaging in Somerset

Software Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Packaging in Somerset