The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Text LiveLink
England / London
Rank - 408 410
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.038% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £289 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00

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
3635 3469 3755
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 19.02% 16.52% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2524 2367 2612
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 50 75
Median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing LiveLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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