The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - £416 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
144 88 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.68% 15.55% 19.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 52 47
Average daily rate £400 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 8
Average hourly rate £11.93 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.85% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.17 £12.80 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £19.10 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.55 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% -7.89%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LiveLink across the Birmingham region.

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham