The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 576 564 559
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -5
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 4 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.012% 0.045%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.043% 0.069% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 15
Average daily rate
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£383 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £312 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £420 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Application Platforms Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9285 8752 9501
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.62% 17.46% 16.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 5517 4962 5274
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 455 441
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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 13 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 July 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
London -2 4 £383 +6.99%
England -11 4 £383 -4.37% 1
City of London +25 2 £385 +32.67%
North West - - - -
South East - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cardiff - - - -
Leatherhead - - - -

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 22 (100.00%) Adobe
2 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) HTML
3 14 (63.64%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 12 (54.55%) CSS
5 11 (50.00%) XML
5 11 (50.00%) JBoss
5 11 (50.00%) Subversion
6 9 (40.91%) Maven
6 9 (40.91%) Mule
6 9 (40.91%) Oracle Fusion
6 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
6 9 (40.91%) Scala
6 9 (40.91%) Middleware
6 9 (40.91%) XSLT
6 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (40.91%) WSO2
6 9 (40.91%) Play Framework
7 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 5 (22.73%) Spring
9 5 (22.73%) HTML5
9 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
10 4 (18.18%) SAP
10 4 (18.18%) CRM
10 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (18.18%) Finance

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (40.91%) Mule
2 3 (13.64%) nginx
3 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (9.09%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Subversion
2 9 (40.91%) Maven
2 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Designer
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Functional Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) CRM Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Functional Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) SAP Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Applications Support
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) HTML
2 12 (54.55%) CSS
3 11 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (40.91%) XSLT
4 9 (40.91%) Middleware
4 9 (40.91%) Oracle Fusion
4 9 (40.91%) Play Framework
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Spring
6 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
1 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Software Engineering
2 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Scrum
3 3 (13.64%) TDD
3 3 (13.64%) Data Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) V-Model
3 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
3 3 (13.64%) DSDM
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (72.73%) JavaScript
2 14 (63.64%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) Scala
4 5 (22.73%) SQL
5 3 (13.64%) VBA
5 3 (13.64%) Ruby
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
5 3 (13.64%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) PL/SQL
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Capistrano
1 3 (13.64%) Puppet
1 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) Adobe
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle
3 11 (50.00%) JBoss
4 9 (40.91%) WSO2
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 3 (13.64%) Splunk
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