The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 155 139
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.048% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.32% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £29.00
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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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
525 624 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 16.70% 15.10% 15.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 345 263
Median daily rate £400 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £246 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 34 34
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% +3.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.88
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.94%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the North West

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the North West