The median contractor rate for a Applications Packager was - per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 139 139
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Packager 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.034% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.036% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Median daily rate - £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £323 £338 £350
% change year-on-year -4.44% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £55.55 -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2477 2805 2991
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.27% 96.36% 95.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1576 1818 1865
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 183 151
Median hourly rate £38.50 £38.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +29.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.80 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Applications Packager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West that featured Applications Packager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Packager in the South West

Applications Packager Skill Set
Top 20 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, 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 South West region featuring Applications Packager in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
2 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (50.00%) MSI
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

Applications Packager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense