The first table below looks at the demand for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 17 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 England 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 539 519 551
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +32
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 18 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.007% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.040% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
Average daily rate £275 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 - £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 - £40.00
Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
8844 7556 9097
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 17.22% 17.50% 16.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5463 4337 5046
Average daily rate £375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 391 415
Average hourly rate £18.10 £20.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.09 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
LiveCycle
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LiveCycle
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LiveCycle Jobs Demand Trend in England

LiveCycle
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LiveCycle Daily Rate Trend in England

LiveCycle
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LiveCycle Hourly Rate Trend in England

LiveCycle
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle.

1 26 (100.00%) Adobe
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) HTML
3 18 (69.23%) Oracle
4 17 (65.38%) CSS
5 15 (57.69%) XML
6 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
7 12 (46.15%) SQL
7 12 (46.15%) XSLT
7 12 (46.15%) JBoss
7 12 (46.15%) Subversion
8 10 (38.46%) Maven
9 9 (34.62%) Middleware
9 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
9 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
9 9 (34.62%) Mule
9 9 (34.62%) Oracle Fusion
9 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
9 9 (34.62%) Scala
9 9 (34.62%) Play Framework
9 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
9 9 (34.62%) WSO2
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
11 7 (26.92%) Scrum
12 6 (23.08%) Finance
12 6 (23.08%) TDD
12 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
12 6 (23.08%) Spring
12 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (34.62%) Mule
2 3 (11.54%) nginx
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (34.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (11.54%) Fireworks
4 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 6 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Subversion
2 10 (38.46%) Maven
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
3 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
4 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (23.08%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
5 3 (11.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.85%) Flexmojos
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Electronics
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Designer
3 5 (19.23%) Applications Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Java Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior .NET Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Flex Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) HTML
2 17 (65.38%) CSS
3 15 (57.69%) XML
4 12 (46.15%) XSLT
5 9 (34.62%) Middleware
5 9 (34.62%) Oracle Fusion
5 9 (34.62%) Play Framework
6 6 (23.08%) Spring
6 6 (23.08%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (19.23%) HTML5
8 3 (11.54%) Apache Flex
8 3 (11.54%) XSD
9 2 (7.69%) Web Services
9 2 (7.69%) REST
10 1 (3.85%) Parsley
10 1 (3.85%) Cairngorm
10 1 (3.85%) PureMVC
10 1 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Open Source
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) UNIX
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
1 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Scrum
2 6 (23.08%) DSDM
2 6 (23.08%) TDD
2 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 6 (23.08%) Waterfall
3 5 (19.23%) V-Model
4 3 (11.54%) Web Development
4 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.54%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Workflow
5 2 (7.69%) SOA
5 2 (7.69%) ITSM
5 2 (7.69%) Business Development
5 2 (7.69%) Information Architecture
6 1 (3.85%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.85%) MVC
6 1 (3.85%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) Java
2 14 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 9 (34.62%) Scala
5 5 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 5 (19.23%) C#
6 3 (11.54%) VBA
6 3 (11.54%) Ruby
6 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
7 2 (7.69%) ActionScript 3.0
7 2 (7.69%) ActionScript 2.0
7 2 (7.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) Capistrano
1 3 (11.54%) Puppet
1 3 (11.54%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Adobe
2 18 (69.23%) Oracle
3 12 (46.15%) JBoss
4 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) WSO2
5 3 (11.54%) Splunk