The table below looks at the statistics for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 615 609 578
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -31
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 11 3 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.032% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 7
Average daily rate £369 £305 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.90% -10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £305 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £305 £362
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 £305 £320
% change year-on-year
+54.91% -4.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 - -

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
9411 9330 8902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.29% 18.02% 17.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 6101 5780 5258
Average daily rate £410 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 323 315
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.75 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
- +4.95%

LiveCycle
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LiveCycle Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LiveCycle
Daily Rate Trend

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

LiveCycle Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LiveCycle
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

LiveCycle Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

LiveCycle
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LiveCycle Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LiveCycle
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the UK over the 3 months to 11 February 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
Cardiff - 6 £473 -
South Wales - 6 £473 -
Wales - 6 £473 -
England -1 5 £365 +19.67%
London - 4 £365 -
City of London - 1 £365 -
East of England - 1 - -
Essex - 1 - -

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 23 (95.83%) Adobe
2 11 (45.83%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
2 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) Oracle
4 8 (33.33%) Middleware
4 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 8 (33.33%) HTTP
4 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (33.33%) Internet
5 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
5 7 (29.17%) XML
5 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
5 7 (29.17%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
6 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 6 (25.00%) Spock
6 6 (25.00%) Confluence
6 6 (25.00%) DbUnit
6 6 (25.00%) Hudson
6 6 (25.00%) REST
6 6 (25.00%) Splunk
6 6 (25.00%) Dojo
6 6 (25.00%) Selenium
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) TDD
6 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) JRules

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 6 (25.00%) Confluence
2 6 (25.00%) FileNet
2 6 (25.00%) IIS
2 6 (25.00%) JBoss
2 6 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (25.00%) Windchill
3 1 (4.17%) InDesign
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (33.33%) HTTP
1 8 (33.33%) Internet
2 5 (20.83%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (4.17%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 6 (25.00%) Ant
2 6 (25.00%) DbUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (25.00%) Hudson
2 6 (25.00%) JUnit
2 6 (25.00%) Maven
2 6 (25.00%) Selenium
2 6 (25.00%) Spock
2 6 (25.00%) Subversion
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (20.83%) Eclipse
3 5 (20.83%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (4.17%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 5 (20.83%) SC Cleared Java Developer
5 4 (16.67%) WebLogic Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Middleware Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Designer
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Configuration Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Middleware Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Oracle Middleware Administrator
8 1 (4.17%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
2 7 (29.17%) AngularJS
2 7 (29.17%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) Dojo
3 6 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (25.00%) HTML
3 6 (25.00%) Java EE
3 6 (25.00%) Java SE
3 6 (25.00%) JRules
3 6 (25.00%) JSF
3 6 (25.00%) REST
3 6 (25.00%) SOAP
3 6 (25.00%) XSD
4 5 (20.83%) JPA
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) Spring
5 3 (12.50%) J2EE
6 1 (4.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Pharmacovigilance
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Scrum
3 6 (25.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (25.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
4 5 (20.83%) Document Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.17%) Information Governance
6 1 (4.17%) Kanban
6 1 (4.17%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) Java
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
3 6 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (45.83%) SC Cleared
1 11 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) BC Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) Adobe
2 9 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (25.00%) Cognos
3 6 (25.00%) ILOG
3 6 (25.00%) Kofax
3 6 (25.00%) Splunk
3 6 (25.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft