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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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
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UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.17% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
26 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 12.56% 19.88% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 14
Average daily rate £475 £338 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -27.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £375 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £16.60 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+29.51% -14.87%

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