The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 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
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 - £408
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
22 32 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 14.67% 24.06% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 15
Average daily rate £475 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £235 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £408 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands