The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 582 554 517
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -37
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 4 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.007%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.044% 0.11% 0.040%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 1
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£385 £350 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £250 -
% change year-on-year
+36.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £29.50 -
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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 England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9145 8330 7471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.25% 17.35% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 5772 5207 4269
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 294 420
Average hourly rate £20.19 £18.50 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.10% -13.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £42.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+18.73% -12.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveCycle across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

LiveCycle Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 2 £455 -
South East - 1 £340 -
South West - 1 £270 -
LiveCycle
UK

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
4 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
4 5 (55.56%) .NET
4 5 (55.56%) C#
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 5 (55.56%) CSS
4 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) TDD
4 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) V-Model
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (55.56%) Open Source
4 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
4 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 3 (33.33%) MS Access
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) Exstream Dialogue
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) MS Project
3 1 (11.11%) Fireworks
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (33.33%) MS Access
3 2 (22.22%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle APEX
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Designer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (22.22%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Interactive Developer
4 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (22.22%) XSD
3 2 (22.22%) XML Schema
3 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) TDD
1 5 (55.56%) Data Analysis
1 5 (55.56%) V-Model
1 5 (55.56%) Open Source
1 5 (55.56%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) UX Design
2 2 (22.22%) DSDM
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) SAP
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) EMC