The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text LiveLink
Rank - 48 38
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.22% 1.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.39% 7.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £350 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £425
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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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 South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
109 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 19.43% 15.65% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 42 50
Average daily rate £350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in South Wales