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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 129
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.037%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.20%
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 North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
550 445 494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 14.23% 14.65% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 224 226
Average daily rate £388 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.28 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+47.25% -23.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £29.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

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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