The first table below looks at the demand for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 16 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 Glasgow 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 76 61
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.57% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £400 £364
% change year-on-year
+3.87% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £16.50
Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
113 174 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 16.07% 19.06% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 96 55
Average daily rate £325 £338 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £254 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.50 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £14.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -2.56%
LiveLink
Scotland

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

LiveLink
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Kofax
2 2 (66.67%) Finance

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Kofax