The first table below looks at the demand for Liferay skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Liferay over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Liferay
Rank 204 192 194
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Contract jobs citing Liferay 4 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.062% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.86% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 20
Average daily rate £450 £575 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.73% +6.97%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £344 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1087 1045 1179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.85% 16.43% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 706 751
Average daily rate £380 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 40
Average hourly rate £22.00 £30.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.50 £135.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
Liferay
London

Liferay
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Liferay Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Liferay
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Liferay across the City of London region.

Liferay Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Liferay 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 Liferay.

1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) SQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Maven
4 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Struts2
5 2 (25.00%) Open Source
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) GIS
5 2 (25.00%) Workflow

Liferay
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Liferay 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 Liferay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (50.00%) Apache
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (25.00%) Apache ServiceMix
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) JasperReports
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 1 (12.50%) Ant
2 1 (12.50%) JUnit
2 1 (12.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Mockito
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
1 5 (62.50%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 3 (37.50%) XML
3 3 (37.50%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) Struts2
4 2 (25.00%) Ajax
4 2 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 2 (25.00%) JSF
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (25.00%) DHTML
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JSP
4 2 (25.00%) Struts
4 2 (25.00%) JMS
4 2 (25.00%) XML Schema
5 1 (12.50%) J2SE
5 1 (12.50%) WSDL
5 1 (12.50%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Open Source
1 2 (25.00%) GIS
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
2 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Workflow
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SOA
3 2 (25.00%) RUP
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Dell