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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 625 607 585
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -22
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 8 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.072% 0.029% 0.022%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£188 £230 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.47% -39.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £230 -
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
11085 10241 9041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.97% 18.33% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 7090 6073 5233
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 331 422 384
Average hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.89%

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
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 5 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 4 September 2015. 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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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 - 5 - -
South Wales - 5 - -
Wales - 5 - -
England -4 3 £188 -18.47%
London - 3 £188 -

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) VBA
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (26.67%) Open Source
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (26.67%) V-Model
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) TDD
4 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (26.67%) Scrum
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 2 (13.33%) CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (13.33%) InDesign
2 2 (13.33%) Photoshop
2 2 (13.33%) MS Project
2 2 (13.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Intranet
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2000
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 2 (13.33%) MS Access
2 2 (13.33%) Data Mining
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle APEX
1 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Designer
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Web Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Web Manager
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) CSS
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) HTML5
4 1 (6.67%) CSS3
4 1 (6.67%) J2EE
4 1 (6.67%) SOAP
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSD
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
4 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Scrum
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (26.67%) TDD
1 4 (26.67%) Data Analysis
1 4 (26.67%) V-Model
1 4 (26.67%) Open Source
1 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (26.67%) Office Automation
2 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (13.33%) DSDM
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Content Management
3 1 (6.67%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) PL/SQL
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) VBA
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) SAP