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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 564 545 508
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -37
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 15 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.030% 0.017% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.096% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 8
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £315 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £429 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.23 - -
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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
9028 8314 7573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 18.35% 17.33% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 5701 5224 4334
Average daily rate £375 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 291 437
Average hourly rate £20.09 £18.00 £21.34
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.62% -15.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 22 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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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 -7 9 £458 +30.71% 1
South West - 4 £365 - 1
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
South East - 1 - -
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LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
1 9 (37.50%) OpenText
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) CSS
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Windows
4 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
4 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
4 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (16.67%) Liferay
5 4 (16.67%) Document Management
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.50%) Migration
6 3 (12.50%) Change Management
6 3 (12.50%) .NET
6 3 (12.50%) SOAP
6 3 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (12.50%) REST
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (16.67%) Liferay
1 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.17%) Documentum
3 1 (4.17%) Drupal
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
3 1 (4.17%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Summit
2 1 (4.17%) Primavera
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Internet
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) Intranet
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.17%) EDMS
3 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.17%) Local Government
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Document Controller
3 2 (8.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Architect
4 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) CSS
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) SOAP
2 3 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) XSLT
3 2 (8.33%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.17%) Middleware
4 1 (4.17%) JDBC
4 1 (4.17%) Spring
4 1 (4.17%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) Document Management
2 3 (12.50%) Migration
2 3 (12.50%) Change Management
2 3 (12.50%) Web Development
2 3 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Content Management
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL
4 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
4 1 (4.17%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
1 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.33%) XPath
3 2 (8.33%) XQuery
4 1 (4.17%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) VBA
4 1 (4.17%) C
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) PHP
4 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
1 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Nagios
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) OpenText
2 8 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
4 1 (4.17%) EMC
4 1 (4.17%) Remedy
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) RedDot
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexible
Posted: 10 days ago