The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink 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 LiveLink over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 391 397 391
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 11 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.035% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.19% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £429 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
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 London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
4208 4168 3948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.19% 18.29% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2876 2514
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 64 163
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -10.52%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in London

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in London

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in London

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in London

LiveLink
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the London region over the 3 months to 29 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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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
City of London - 3 £488 - 2
Canary Wharf -9 1 £500 -
LiveLink
England

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (50.00%) OpenText
2 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) SDLC
6 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
6 3 (18.75%) Change Management
6 3 (18.75%) Document Management
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) ISEB
6 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 2 (12.50%) Linux
7 2 (12.50%) MS Office
7 2 (12.50%) Banking

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) ProjectWise
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) Intranet
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Analyst
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Document Controller
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) JDBC
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Performance Analysis
1 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (18.75%) SDLC
1 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
1 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
1 3 (18.75%) Change Management
1 3 (18.75%) Document Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Management
3 1 (6.25%) Server Patching
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Content Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Web Development
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) VB
3 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
1 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
1 1 (6.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) OpenText
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
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