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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Liferay
Rank 580 592 571
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -21
Contract jobs citing Liferay 60 43 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.077% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 30 34
Average daily rate £375 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £502 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
10487 10319 9614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.77% 18.51% 17.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6264 5923
Average daily rate £420 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £530 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 381 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £11.80 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.11 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £20.19 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-15.77% +12.13%

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 29 April 2016.

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 23 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 29 April 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
England -4 60 £375 -3.22% 2
West Midlands +10 25 £397 -
London -8 21 £394 -10.00%
Warwickshire +18 20 £380 -
Warwick +7 12 £399 -
East Midlands - 8 £275 -
Derby - 7 £275 -
Derbyshire - 7 £275 -
Birmingham - 5 £413 -
City of London +41 2 £650 +46.06%
East of England +10 2 £375 +44.23%
North West -14 2 £341 -11.93%
Lancashire - 2 £341 -
Preston - 2 £341 -
Bristol -9 1 £388 -
South West -12 1 £388 +3.33%
Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Sheffield - 1 £313 - 1
Ipswich - 1 £475 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £478 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £313 - 1
Essex - 1 £275 -
Suffolk - 1 £475 -

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 46 (58.23%) Java
2 30 (37.97%) Oracle
3 27 (34.18%) Spring
4 23 (29.11%) HTML
4 23 (29.11%) SQL
5 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
6 19 (24.05%) J2EE
6 19 (24.05%) WebLogic
7 17 (21.52%) CSS
8 16 (20.25%) Web Services
8 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
8 16 (20.25%) Open Source
9 15 (18.99%) Content Management
9 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database
10 14 (17.72%) CMS
11 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
11 13 (16.46%) HTML5
12 12 (15.19%) CSS3
12 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 12 (15.19%) jQuery
12 12 (15.19%) SOA
12 12 (15.19%) Linux
12 12 (15.19%) JSP
13 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
13 11 (13.92%) Maven
13 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database 12c
13 11 (13.92%) Front End Development
14 10 (12.66%) REST
14 10 (12.66%) XML
14 10 (12.66%) SOAP

Liferay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 19 (24.05%) WebLogic
2 14 (17.72%) CMS
3 11 (13.92%) Tomcat
4 8 (10.13%) Apache Solr
5 5 (6.33%) Apache
5 5 (6.33%) Drupal
5 5 (6.33%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (6.33%) Mule
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Coherence
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (5.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (3.80%) Alfresco
7 3 (3.80%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (3.80%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
8 2 (2.53%) Magnolia
9 1 (1.27%) Foswiki
9 1 (1.27%) JBoss
9 1 (1.27%) Jetty
9 1 (1.27%) TWiki
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.80%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) VLAN
2 5 (6.33%) Internet
2 5 (6.33%) Intranet
3 2 (2.53%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.53%) LDAP
4 1 (1.27%) Extranet
4 1 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (1.27%) HTTP
4 1 (1.27%) Skype
4 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Oracle Database
2 12 (15.19%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (13.92%) Oracle Database 12c
4 9 (11.39%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
6 6 (7.59%) MySQL
6 6 (7.59%) RDBMS
7 4 (5.06%) Couchbase
7 4 (5.06%) MongoDB
8 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.53%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (2.53%) Redis
10 1 (1.27%) CouchDB
10 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) Maven
2 9 (11.39%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (8.86%) JUnit
4 5 (6.33%) Jenkins
5 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.06%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.80%) Eclipse
6 3 (3.80%) JMeter
6 3 (3.80%) Selenium
7 2 (2.53%) Mockito
7 2 (2.53%) Subversion
8 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (1.27%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.27%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.27%) HtmlUnit
8 1 (1.27%) Hudson
8 1 (1.27%) TestNG
8 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.27%) XMLUnit
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
1 6 (7.59%) Marketing
2 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.27%) French Language
4 1 (1.27%) Games
4 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (53.16%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Architect
2 20 (25.32%) Java Developer
3 8 (10.13%) Administrator
3 8 (10.13%) Java Architect
4 7 (8.86%) DBA
5 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
5 6 (7.59%) SQL Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle DBA
6 5 (6.33%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Designer
7 4 (5.06%) Portal Developer
7 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Consultant
8 3 (3.80%) Java Software Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Web Architect
8 3 (3.80%) WebLogic Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (34.18%) Spring
2 23 (29.11%) HTML
3 19 (24.05%) J2EE
4 17 (21.52%) CSS
5 16 (20.25%) Web Services
6 13 (16.46%) Hibernate
6 13 (16.46%) HTML5
7 12 (15.19%) CSS3
7 12 (15.19%) jQuery
7 12 (15.19%) JSP
8 10 (12.66%) REST
8 10 (12.66%) SOAP
8 10 (12.66%) XML
9 9 (11.39%) Oracle ADF
10 8 (10.13%) JMS
10 8 (10.13%) JPA
11 7 (8.86%) .NET
11 7 (8.86%) JTA
11 7 (8.86%) Velocity
12 6 (7.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.53%) NHS
3 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.27%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.27%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Statistics
3 1 (1.27%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) AIX
2 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Solaris
4 1 (1.27%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.25%) E-Commerce
1 16 (20.25%) Open Source
2 15 (18.99%) Content Management
3 12 (15.19%) SOA
4 11 (13.92%) Front End Development
5 10 (12.66%) Workflow
6 9 (11.39%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.13%) SDLC
8 6 (7.59%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (7.59%) Scrum
8 6 (7.59%) Static Code Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) UML
9 5 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 5 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (6.33%) TDD
9 5 (6.33%) Web Application Development
10 4 (5.06%) AOP
10 4 (5.06%) MVC
10 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.23%) Java
2 23 (29.11%) SQL
3 22 (27.85%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) Scala
5 1 (1.27%) XPath
5 1 (1.27%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 1 (1.27%) CISSP
1 1 (1.27%) CREST Certified
1 1 (1.27%) GPEN
1 1 (1.27%) GSSP-JAVA
1 1 (1.27%) GWAPT
1 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Oracle
2 9 (11.39%) MuleSoft
3 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.06%) hybris
4 4 (5.06%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.80%) Endeca
5 3 (3.80%) WSO2
6 2 (2.53%) FatWire
7 1 (1.27%) Adobe
7 1 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (1.27%) IBM
7 1 (1.27%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.27%) Kofax
7 1 (1.27%) Perforce
7 1 (1.27%) Sybase
7 1 (1.27%) Terracotta
7 1 (1.27%) Thunderhead