The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 121 - 116
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.16% - 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.75% - 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 2
Average daily rate £419 - £430
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 - £414
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 - £446
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
536 408 435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 21.30% 15.38% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 219 203
Average daily rate £380 £378 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 7
Average hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.25% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.01 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

LiveLink
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

LiveLink
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Edinburgh - 2 £600 -
Glasgow - 2 £238 -
LiveLink
UK

LiveLink
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 5 (100.00%) OpenText
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
3 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CMS
3 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
3 2 (40.00%) Ontologies
3 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
4 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Alfresco
1 2 (40.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (20.00%) SAP PM
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) SAP Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Ontologies
1 2 (40.00%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) OpenText
2 1 (20.00%) SAP