The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink 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 LiveLink over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 199 - 225
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% - 0.014%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% - 0.087%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.17% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.23 - -
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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 City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1042 1003 1156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 17.00% 16.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 675 791
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 26 57
Average hourly rate £17.98 £18.48 £23.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -22.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.40 £28.20 £59.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

LiveLink
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 LiveLink across the City of London region.

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) OpenText
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) PowerBuilder
3 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (14.29%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
1 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) OpenText
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO