The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for Application Packaging skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Application Packaging over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Application Packaging
South East / West Sussex
Rank - 63 54
Contract jobs citing Application Packaging 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex - 0.50% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.57% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £300 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +42.85%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £339 £350
% change year-on-year +7.74% -3.21%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £15.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +52.38% -7.35%  

Application Packaging is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 458 530 430
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 87.40% 88.63% 82.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 320 263
Median daily rate £435 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.75% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 18
Median hourly rate £45.87 £38.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.37% +7.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £23.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Application Packaging
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Application Packaging as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Application Packaging in West Sussex

Application Packaging
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Application Packaging in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for Application Packaging in West Sussex

Application Packaging
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Application Packaging in West Sussex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Application Packaging in West Sussex