The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 76 92
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.25% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.35% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+19.28% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
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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 Manchester region.

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
214 222 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 15.65% 18.56% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 98 139
Average daily rate £323 £325 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 36 31
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £24.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -27.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £35.80 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.52 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-5.48% -0.88%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester