The table below looks at the statistics for Liferay skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Liferay over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Liferay
Rank 572 556 518
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -38
Contract jobs citing Liferay 30 27 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.051% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.29% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 13 51
Average daily rate
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£375 £328 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -0.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £300 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £585 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £324 £260
% change year-on-year
+15.05% +24.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £50.00 -

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
10171 9203 10118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 17.24% 17.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6022 5356 5748
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 424 382 466
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £38.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%

Liferay
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Liferay within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Liferay Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Liferay
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Liferay within the UK.

Liferay Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Liferay
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Liferay within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Liferay Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Liferay
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Liferay within the UK.

Liferay Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Liferay
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Liferay within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
England -9 28 £375 +15.83% 12
London +5 13 £375 -50.00% 4
South East 0 12 £370 +9.22% 2
City of London +20 8 £375 -50.00% 3
Berkshire +15 7 £370 +5.71% 1
Slough +2 2 £311 -48.20%
East of England -25 1 £475 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
North West - 1 - - 3
Manchester - 1 - - 3
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Stoke-on-Trent - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Luton - - - - 1
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -
South West - - - - 1

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Liferay 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 Liferay.

1 69 (82.14%) Java
2 33 (39.29%) Spring
3 29 (34.52%) J2EE
4 28 (33.33%) Apache
5 26 (30.95%) Oracle
5 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
6 24 (28.57%) Web Services
7 23 (27.38%) XML
8 22 (26.19%) SQL
9 21 (25.00%) HTML
9 21 (25.00%) MVC
9 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.62%) Linux
11 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
12 15 (17.86%) Scrum
12 15 (17.86%) UNIX
12 15 (17.86%) CSS
13 14 (16.67%) JSF
14 13 (15.48%) Windows
14 13 (15.48%) SOA
15 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database
15 12 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
16 11 (13.10%) Oracle Service Bus
16 11 (13.10%) TDD
16 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (13.10%) Internet
16 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
16 11 (13.10%) WebLogic
17 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
17 10 (11.90%) CMS

Liferay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Liferay 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 Liferay. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (13.10%) WebLogic
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle Service Bus
3 10 (11.90%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) CMS
3 10 (11.90%) WebSphere
4 8 (9.52%) WebLogic Portal
4 8 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
4 8 (9.52%) Node.js
4 8 (9.52%) Adobe CQ
5 6 (7.14%) Alfresco
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
7 4 (4.76%) Magnolia
8 3 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (3.57%) TeamSite
8 3 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FI
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.38%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (2.38%) SAP CO
1 2 (2.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon S3
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Internet
2 9 (10.71%) LDAP
3 8 (9.52%) Intranet
4 5 (5.95%) HTTP
5 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.76%) HTTPS
5 4 (4.76%) Firewall
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
7 1 (1.19%) NAS
7 1 (1.19%) SAN
7 1 (1.19%) DNS
7 1 (1.19%) SNMP
7 1 (1.19%) SMTP
7 1 (1.19%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 11 (13.10%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.52%) Oracle ODI
4 7 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 6 (7.14%) MySQL
6 4 (4.76%) JasperReports
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.57%) Oracle Database 12c
8 2 (2.38%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Subversion
2 7 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
4 4 (4.76%) Introscope
4 4 (4.76%) Maven
5 3 (3.57%) JIRA
5 3 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.57%) Mercurial
6 2 (2.38%) Gradle
6 2 (2.38%) JUnit
6 2 (2.38%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.19%) JBehave
7 1 (1.19%) Mockito
7 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.19%) Hudson
General
1 8 (9.52%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 3 (3.57%) Publishing
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Developer
2 29 (34.52%) Java Developer
3 13 (15.48%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Administrator
5 8 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Analyst
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Applications Support
7 4 (4.76%) Portal Developer
7 4 (4.76%) Senior Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.57%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (2.38%) Web Analyst
9 2 (2.38%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Oracle Applications Support
9 2 (2.38%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.38%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) Spring
2 29 (34.52%) J2EE
3 24 (28.57%) Web Services
4 23 (27.38%) XML
5 21 (25.00%) HTML
6 17 (20.24%) Hibernate
7 15 (17.86%) CSS
8 14 (16.67%) JSF
9 9 (10.71%) Struts
9 9 (10.71%) Spring MVC
10 8 (9.52%) SOAP
10 8 (9.52%) WSDL
10 8 (9.52%) jQuery
11 7 (8.33%) Middleware
12 6 (7.14%) Ajax
12 6 (7.14%) RESTful
12 6 (7.14%) JSP
13 5 (5.95%) XSLT
13 5 (5.95%) XHTML
13 5 (5.95%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.52%) Open Source
2 5 (5.95%) Human Factors
3 4 (4.76%) GIS
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) Linux
2 15 (17.86%) UNIX
3 13 (15.48%) Windows
4 2 (2.38%) AIX
4 2 (2.38%) Solaris
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.00%) MVC
1 21 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (17.86%) Scrum
3 13 (15.48%) SOA
4 12 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 11 (13.10%) TDD
6 10 (11.90%) Content Management
7 9 (10.71%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (10.71%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.52%) ITIL
8 8 (9.52%) UML
8 8 (9.52%) Migration
8 8 (9.52%) Extreme Programming
8 8 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (9.52%) BDD
8 8 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (8.33%) B2B
10 6 (7.14%) Web Application Development
11 5 (5.95%) High Availability
11 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (82.14%) Java
2 26 (30.95%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.19%) SQL
4 11 (13.10%) PL/SQL
5 5 (5.95%) PHP
6 3 (3.57%) XPath
7 2 (2.38%) Groovy
7 2 (2.38%) Scala
8 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.19%) Perl
8 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) SC Cleared
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.76%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.19%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (1.19%) NFS
2 1 (1.19%) Squid
2 1 (1.19%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.76%) CA Wily
3 1 (1.19%) Puppet
3 1 (1.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) FatWire
3 6 (7.14%) IBM
4 5 (5.95%) JBoss
4 5 (5.95%) ServiceNow
5 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.57%) F5
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
6 3 (3.57%) Adobe
6 3 (3.57%) Talend
7 2 (2.38%) GigaSpaces
7 2 (2.38%) HP
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
8 1 (1.19%) EMC
8 1 (1.19%) NetApp
8 1 (1.19%) Facebook
8 1 (1.19%) VMware
8 1 (1.19%) Mercator
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft
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