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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 591 590 567
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -23
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 5 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.006% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.058% 0.035% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 7
Average daily rate £365 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.67% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £305 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £305 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+54.91% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -
LiveCycle
UK

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
8572 8583 8158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.17% 18.23% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5602 5374 4918
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 300 304
Average hourly rate £19.96 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.21% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London - 4 £365 -
East of England - 1 - -
LiveCycle
UK

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (94.12%) Adobe
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
3 8 (47.06%) HTTP
3 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (47.06%) Internet
3 8 (47.06%) Middleware
4 6 (35.29%) Windchill
4 6 (35.29%) TIBCO
4 6 (35.29%) Cognos
4 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (29.41%) Degree
5 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (29.41%) LDAP
5 5 (29.41%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
6 4 (23.53%) High Availability
7 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
8 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
8 2 (11.76%) Pharmacovigilance
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
9 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (47.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Windchill
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) InDesign
3 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTP
1 8 (47.06%) Internet
2 5 (29.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Bitbucket
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
General
1 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 6 (35.29%) Oracle Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) WebLogic Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Middleware Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
5 2 (11.76%) WebLogic Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Middleware Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) Pharmacovigilance
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (5.88%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
1 4 (23.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
3 4 (23.53%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Information Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Adobe
2 9 (52.94%) Oracle
3 6 (35.29%) Cognos
3 6 (35.29%) TIBCO
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft