The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Average daily rate
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- - £475
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 Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
157 127 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.45% 16.18% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 56 59
Average daily rate £404 £400 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £307 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £648 £502 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 12
Average hourly rate £16.84 £26.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.45% +41.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £17.70 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.57 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the Cheshire region.

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing

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Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing LiveLink also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center