The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink 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 LiveLink over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 567 568 522
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -46
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 45 14 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.028% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.15% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 29
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.19% -3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £330 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.39% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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
10394 9287 8361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 19.27% 18.44% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6746 5613 4969
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 398 358
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in England

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in England

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in England

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in England

LiveLink
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 LiveLink within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 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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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 +31 35 £400 -33.33% 1
North West - 3 £386 -
South East -31 2 £400 +1.26%
East of England - 2 - -
North East -25 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 27 (43.55%) OpenText
2 24 (38.71%) Finance
3 23 (37.10%) SharePoint
4 20 (32.26%) Migration
5 18 (29.03%) SQL
6 15 (24.19%) Project Management
6 15 (24.19%) Office 365
7 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (19.35%) Java
8 10 (16.13%) Windows
8 10 (16.13%) Document Management
9 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
10 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
10 8 (12.90%) Oracle
10 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
11 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
12 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
12 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
12 6 (9.68%) Degree
12 6 (9.68%) MS Office
12 6 (9.68%) ISEB
12 6 (9.68%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (9.68%) Intranet
12 6 (9.68%) Internet
12 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
12 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
13 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 23 (37.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.45%) WebLogic
2 4 (6.45%) Liferay
3 3 (4.84%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.23%) Lync
4 2 (3.23%) Drupal
4 2 (3.23%) WordPress
4 2 (3.23%) CMS
5 1 (1.61%) MS Project Server
5 1 (1.61%) IIS
5 1 (1.61%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.61%) ProjectWise
3 1 (1.61%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Agresso
2 2 (3.23%) SAP FI
2 2 (3.23%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (3.23%) Summit
2 2 (3.23%) SAP CO
2 2 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Office 365
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.61%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) Intranet
1 6 (9.68%) Internet
2 2 (3.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (8.06%) EDRMS
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.61%) MS Access
5 1 (1.61%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (4.84%) Toad
General
1 24 (38.71%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
2 4 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.23%) Publishing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 12 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 9 (14.52%) Project Manager
3 9 (14.52%) Developer
4 8 (12.90%) Test Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Administrator
6 4 (6.45%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.84%) Applications Support
7 3 (4.84%) Consultant
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Change Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Technical Business Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Business Change Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.23%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.06%) .NET
2 4 (6.45%) CSS
2 4 (6.45%) XML
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 3 (4.84%) REST
3 3 (4.84%) SOAP
4 2 (3.23%) XSLT
4 2 (3.23%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.61%) Middleware
5 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
5 1 (1.61%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.23%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.61%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.61%) Copywriting
5 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.13%) Windows
2 4 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.84%) Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.26%) Migration
2 15 (24.19%) Project Management
3 10 (16.13%) Document Management
4 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
4 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.06%) Data Migration
5 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
5 5 (8.06%) Change Management
5 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.06%) Content Management
6 4 (6.45%) Information Management
6 4 (6.45%) Risk Management
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL
6 4 (6.45%) Test Automation
6 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
6 4 (6.45%) Change Control
6 4 (6.45%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 12 (19.35%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.23%) XQuery
5 2 (3.23%) XPath
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) ISEB
1 6 (9.68%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) PMP
2 4 (6.45%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.61%) Nagios
2 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) OpenText
2 8 (12.90%) Oracle
2 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) HP
4 3 (4.84%) Siebel
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.61%) Remedy
6 1 (1.61%) Google
6 1 (1.61%) IBM
6 1 (1.61%) Lotus
6 1 (1.61%) Adobe
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