The table below looks at the statistics for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 139 - 112
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.031% - 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% - 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £430 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
575 501 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.94% 16.52% 14.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 328 200
Average daily rate £358 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.14% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 19 18
Average hourly rate £32.54 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.70% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.20 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%

LiveCycle
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LiveCycle Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LiveCycle
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LiveCycle Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LiveCycle
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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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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
Somerset - 1 - -
LiveCycle
England

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle.

1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) XML Parsing
2 1 (50.00%) Office Automation
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) MS Access
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) XML Parsing
1 1 (50.00%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (50.00%) XPath
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft