The table below looks at the statistics for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 411 431 391
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -40
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 3 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.012% 0.008% 0.053%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.066% 0.043% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
Average daily rate
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£440 £383 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.07% -12.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £383 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £383 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £244 £400
% change year-on-year
+74.18% -39.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.50 -
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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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4540 4704 4519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 18.69% 18.63% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3134 3216 2963
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 91 150
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

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Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LiveCycle Jobs Demand Trend in London

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Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LiveCycle Daily Rate Trend in London

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Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LiveCycle Hourly Rate Trend in London

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Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (85.71%) SAP CRM
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) ABAP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) SAP CRM
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Functional Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) CRM Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Support
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OO
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) SAP
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe