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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Liferay
Rank 571 555 525
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -30
Contract jobs citing Liferay 41 31 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.059% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.34% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 18 54
Average daily rate
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£375 £343 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +11.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £48.00 -

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
10240 9236 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.51% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6163 5455 5642
Average daily rate £375 £375 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £218 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £335 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 372 494
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%

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 19 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 19 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 +3 38 £375 +11.94% 8
South East +17 21 £350 - 4
Berkshire +14 14 £370 -1.33% 2
London +16 7 £350 -53.33% 2
City of London +29 4 £350 -53.33% 2
North West - 4 £425 -
Manchester - 4 £425 -
Slough -5 3 £330 -45.00%
East of England -21 3 £475 -
West Midlands - 2 £338 -
South West -46 1 £450 +40.62%
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £338 -
Staffordshire - 1 £338 -
Wiltshire - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Isleworth - - - -

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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 70 (76.09%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 34 (36.96%) Spring
4 29 (31.52%) J2EE
5 28 (30.43%) Apache
5 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (29.35%) HTML
7 24 (26.09%) XML
8 23 (25.00%) Web Services
8 23 (25.00%) MVC
9 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
9 20 (21.74%) Oracle
10 19 (20.65%) SQL
10 19 (20.65%) CSS
11 16 (17.39%) Linux
12 15 (16.30%) JSF
13 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
13 14 (15.22%) Windows
14 12 (13.04%) SOA
14 12 (13.04%) Internet
14 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 12 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
15 11 (11.96%) jQuery
15 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
15 11 (11.96%) Spring MVC
15 11 (11.96%) TDD
15 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
15 11 (11.96%) Scrum
15 11 (11.96%) CMS
15 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce

Liferay
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 (30.43%) Apache
2 14 (15.22%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.96%) WebSphere
3 11 (11.96%) CMS
4 9 (9.78%) Adobe CQ
5 8 (8.70%) WebLogic
5 8 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (6.52%) Alfresco
6 6 (6.52%) Node.js
7 5 (5.43%) Oracle Service Bus
7 5 (5.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.35%) IIS
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 4 (4.35%) Apache ServiceMix
9 3 (3.26%) Drupal
9 3 (3.26%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (3.26%) TeamSite
9 3 (3.26%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Magento
2 2 (2.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (2.17%) SAP FI
2 2 (2.17%) SAP CO
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) GitHub
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon S3
2 2 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.04%) Internet
2 8 (8.70%) Intranet
3 5 (5.43%) LDAP
4 4 (4.35%) HTTPS
4 4 (4.35%) HTTP
4 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.35%) Firewall
5 2 (2.17%) FTP
5 2 (2.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) MySQL
2 9 (9.78%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.52%) MongoDB
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle ODI
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.43%) Oracle Database
5 4 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (4.35%) JasperReports
6 2 (2.17%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.09%) EDRMS
7 1 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.09%) DB2
7 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Subversion
2 6 (6.52%) Eclipse
2 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.43%) Jasmine
3 5 (5.43%) JIRA
4 4 (4.35%) Introscope
4 4 (4.35%) Maven
5 3 (3.26%) Gradle
5 3 (3.26%) Mercurial
5 3 (3.26%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (3.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.09%) Selenium
6 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.09%) Ant
6 1 (1.09%) JUnit
General
1 8 (8.70%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
2 5 (5.43%) Publishing
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
4 1 (1.09%) Local Government
4 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (60.87%) Developer
2 29 (31.52%) Java Developer
3 16 (17.39%) Architect
4 9 (9.78%) Administrator
5 7 (7.61%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.52%) Web Developer
6 6 (6.52%) Portal Developer
7 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Applications Specialist
9 2 (2.17%) Development Manager
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Support Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Applications Support
9 2 (2.17%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.17%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Web Analyst
9 2 (2.17%) Java Architect
9 2 (2.17%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.96%) Spring
2 29 (31.52%) J2EE
3 27 (29.35%) HTML
4 24 (26.09%) XML
5 23 (25.00%) Web Services
6 20 (21.74%) Hibernate
7 19 (20.65%) CSS
8 15 (16.30%) JSF
9 11 (11.96%) jQuery
9 11 (11.96%) Spring MVC
9 11 (11.96%) AngularJS
9 11 (11.96%) SOAP
9 11 (11.96%) Struts
10 10 (10.87%) Drools
11 8 (8.70%) Apache Camel
12 7 (7.61%) REST
12 7 (7.61%) RESTful
12 7 (7.61%) Ajax
12 7 (7.61%) XSLT
13 6 (6.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.78%) Open Source
2 6 (6.52%) Human Factors
3 4 (4.35%) GIS
4 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.17%) Web 2.0
5 2 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.39%) Linux
2 14 (15.22%) Windows
3 11 (11.96%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Solaris
5 2 (2.17%) AIX
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.00%) MVC
3 12 (13.04%) SOA
3 12 (13.04%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (11.96%) TDD
4 11 (11.96%) Scrum
4 11 (11.96%) E-Commerce
5 10 (10.87%) Migration
5 10 (10.87%) Web Application Development
5 10 (10.87%) Requirements Analysis
6 9 (9.78%) Content Management
7 8 (8.70%) UML
7 8 (8.70%) B2B
7 8 (8.70%) Workflow
7 8 (8.70%) Extreme Programming
7 8 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (7.61%) BDD
8 7 (7.61%) ITIL
9 6 (6.52%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.43%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 70 (76.09%) Java
2 35 (38.04%) JavaScript
3 19 (20.65%) SQL
4 8 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.61%) PHP
6 3 (3.26%) Scala
6 3 (3.26%) Groovy
6 3 (3.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) CTC Cleared
4 2 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.17%) Degree
5 1 (1.09%) ISEB
5 1 (1.09%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 4 (4.35%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 20 (21.74%) Oracle
2 8 (8.70%) JBoss
3 7 (7.61%) FatWire
4 6 (6.52%) IBM
4 6 (6.52%) ServiceNow
5 5 (5.43%) Adobe
6 3 (3.26%) Talend
6 3 (3.26%) GigaSpaces
6 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.17%) Cisco
7 2 (2.17%) SAP
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) F5
7 2 (2.17%) Facebook
8 1 (1.09%) Twitter
8 1 (1.09%) Google
8 1 (1.09%) Mercator
8 1 (1.09%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
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