The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink 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 LiveLink over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
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Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.39% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.50
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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
580 521 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 17.34% 16.48% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 326 220
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 20
Average hourly rate £39.25 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £10.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.30
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.32%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the South West

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Liferay
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 2 (50.00%) XQuery
3 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (50.00%) Migration
3 2 (50.00%) Summit
3 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Internet Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) XML
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) XSLT
3 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (25.00%) Middleware
4 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XQuery
3 2 (50.00%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle