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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 188 - 209
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.056% - 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.32% - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£488 - £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
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
947 1001 1055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 17.53% 16.81% 16.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 719 739
Average daily rate £400 £399 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.18% -0.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 52
Average hourly rate £17.00 £22.00 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -32.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

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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

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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

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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

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Top 24 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) OpenText
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PowerBuilder
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) OpenText
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