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 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 199 196
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.060% 0.067%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.34% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 4
Average daily rate
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- £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 - -
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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
942 1167 1059
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 16.99% 17.55% 17.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 704 825 743
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £551 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 23 46
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £16.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -20.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.39 £12.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.36 £31.01 £56.26
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.38 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.74% -7.89%

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

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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