The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Application Platforms category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
-23.28% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.23 -
LiveLink
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
27 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.84% 11.59% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 11
Median daily rate £475 £475 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.75 £16.84
% change year-on-year
+28.73% +29.15%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing LiveLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands