The table below looks at the statistics for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 624 633 617
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 19 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.081% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 6
Median daily rate £291 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.33% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £228 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £460 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £283 £340 £250
% change year-on-year
-16.91% +36.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
9426 9825 9389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.57% 17.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6296 6134 5667
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 235 339 354
Median hourly rate £20.50 £20.80 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% +15.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%

LiveCycle
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LiveCycle as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 June 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 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +19 16 £291 -24.35%
London +28 13 £300 -
Wales - 3 - -
Docklands, London - 3 £430 -
Leeds - 2 £283 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £283 -
Cardiff - 2 - -
South Wales - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 2 £283 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £300 -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LiveCycle also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for LiveCycle.

1 28 (87.50%) Adobe
2 25 (78.13%) Java
3 18 (56.25%) XML
4 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
5 11 (34.38%) Scrum
5 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
6 10 (31.25%) JIRA
6 10 (31.25%) Confluence
6 10 (31.25%) Hudson
6 10 (31.25%) Splunk
6 10 (31.25%) TDD
6 10 (31.25%) Subversion
6 10 (31.25%) SOAP
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (31.25%) JSF
6 10 (31.25%) Maven
6 10 (31.25%) FileNet
6 10 (31.25%) Internet
6 10 (31.25%) Middleware
6 10 (31.25%) Oracle
6 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 10 (31.25%) Ant
6 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
6 10 (31.25%) HTTP
6 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (31.25%) ILOG
6 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
7 9 (28.13%) HTML

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (31.25%) Confluence
1 10 (31.25%) FileNet
1 10 (31.25%) WebLogic
2 7 (21.88%) GeoServer
2 7 (21.88%) IIS
2 7 (21.88%) JBoss
2 7 (21.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) Gliffy
3 1 (3.13%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) HTTP
1 10 (31.25%) Internet
2 8 (25.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 10 (31.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (21.88%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (21.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Ant
1 10 (31.25%) Hudson
1 10 (31.25%) JIRA
1 10 (31.25%) Maven
1 10 (31.25%) Subversion
2 9 (28.13%) Selenium
3 7 (21.88%) DbUnit
3 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
3 7 (21.88%) JUnit
3 7 (21.88%) Spock
3 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
4 6 (18.75%) Eclipse
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared Java Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Oracle Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (15.63%) WebLogic Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) Administrator
6 3 (9.38%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 3 (9.38%) WebLogic Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Designer
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) LiveCycle Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Middleware Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Oracle Middleware Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
8 1 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (56.25%) XML
2 10 (31.25%) JSF
2 10 (31.25%) Middleware
2 10 (31.25%) SOAP
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
3 9 (28.13%) Spring
4 7 (21.88%) AngularJS
4 7 (21.88%) Dojo
4 7 (21.88%) Hibernate
4 7 (21.88%) Java EE
4 7 (21.88%) Java SE
4 7 (21.88%) JRules
4 7 (21.88%) JSTS
4 7 (21.88%) REST
4 7 (21.88%) XSD
5 6 (18.75%) J2EE
5 6 (18.75%) JPA
5 6 (18.75%) jQuery
5 6 (18.75%) OpenLayers
6 3 (9.38%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Replication
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) Management Information System
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmacovigilance
4 2 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.75%) Linux
1 6 (18.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) Scrum
2 10 (31.25%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 9 (28.13%) Document Management
4 6 (18.75%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 5 (15.63%) System Testing
5 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
7 2 (6.25%) Information Governance
7 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
7 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) Java
2 17 (53.13%) JavaScript
3 10 (31.25%) T-SQL
4 7 (21.88%) ECMAScript
4 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 2 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (34.38%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) Degree
3 5 (15.63%) BC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (15.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (87.50%) Adobe
2 10 (31.25%) ILOG
2 10 (31.25%) Oracle
2 10 (31.25%) Splunk
3 7 (21.88%) Kofax
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Cognos
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO