The table below looks at the statistics for Liferay skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Liferay over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Liferay
Rank 153 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Contract jobs citing Liferay 5 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.20% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.90% 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.23 - £50.00
Liferay
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
558 444 509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.58% 14.79% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 218 237
Average daily rate £390 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 49
Average hourly rate £23.75 £15.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.22% -20.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £28.70 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.47% -10.52%

Liferay
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Liferay Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Liferay
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Liferay Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Liferay
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Liferay within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 5 £444 -1.38%
Liferay
England

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Liferay also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Liferay.

1 11 (91.67%) Java
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
1 11 (91.67%) Apache Camel
2 10 (83.33%) SOA
3 9 (75.00%) SOAP
3 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 9 (75.00%) REST
4 8 (66.67%) Squid
4 8 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
4 8 (66.67%) UML
5 7 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
5 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (41.67%) WSDL
6 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) Web Services
7 4 (33.33%) JSP
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) TDD
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
7 4 (33.33%) JSF
7 4 (33.33%) JPA
8 3 (25.00%) Ehcache
8 3 (25.00%) Java EE
8 3 (25.00%) EAI
8 3 (25.00%) IBM
8 3 (25.00%) Servlets
8 3 (25.00%) EJB

Liferay
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing Liferay also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Liferay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (91.67%) JBoss
2 7 (58.33%) Apache ServiceMix
3 5 (41.67%) Tomcat
4 4 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (16.67%) Back Office
1 2 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Java Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Java Technical Architect
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Architect
4 4 (33.33%) Designer
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) Apache Camel
2 9 (75.00%) REST
2 9 (75.00%) SOAP
2 9 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 9 (75.00%) Spring
3 8 (66.67%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (58.33%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (41.67%) WSDL
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) JSP
6 4 (33.33%) JSF
6 4 (33.33%) JPA
7 3 (25.00%) Java EE
7 3 (25.00%) Servlets
7 3 (25.00%) EJB
7 3 (25.00%) Ehcache
8 2 (16.67%) CORBA
8 2 (16.67%) J2EE
8 2 (16.67%) Middleware
9 1 (8.33%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Smartcard
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) SOA
2 8 (66.67%) UML
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 3 (25.00%) EAI
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (8.33%) Dependency Management
7 1 (8.33%) People Management
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Use Case
7 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (8.33%) Web Design
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix