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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 604 634 629
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -5
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 10 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.027% 0.034%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.16% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 11
Median daily rate £420 £320 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -27.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £411 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £416 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate - £293 £475
% change year-on-year
- -38.42%
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
8804 9226 9859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 16.78% 17.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5630 5847 6283
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 258 355
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £11.47 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £41.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.47 £17.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+22.65% -11.39%

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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 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 +13 10 £420 +31.25% 1
London +5 6 £420 +31.25%
City of London -10 3 £411 +12.60%
Weybridge - 3 - -
Surrey - 3 - -
South East - 3 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £420 -

LiveCycle
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 23 (100.00%) Adobe
2 18 (78.26%) Java
3 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 17 (73.91%) XML
4 8 (34.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 8 (34.78%) JBoss
4 8 (34.78%) ECMAScript
4 8 (34.78%) Workflow
4 8 (34.78%) Process Management
5 6 (26.09%) ITSM
6 5 (21.74%) Web Development
6 5 (21.74%) XSLT
6 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
6 5 (21.74%) SAP
6 5 (21.74%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
7 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 4 (17.39%) System Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (4.35%) Degree
10 1 (4.35%) Time Management
10 1 (4.35%) Static Code Analysis
10 1 (4.35%) SDLC
10 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (4.35%) Prototyping

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 8 (34.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 8 (34.78%) JBoss
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 9 (39.13%) LiveCycle Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Java Developer
4 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Functional Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) SAP Functional Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) XML Developer
5 2 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.35%) ABAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SOA Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) XML
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) XSLT
3 1 (4.35%) SAP Smart Forms
3 1 (4.35%) Web Dynpro
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Process Management
1 8 (34.78%) Workflow
2 6 (26.09%) ITSM
3 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 4 (17.39%) Regression Testing
4 4 (17.39%) System Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Unit Testing
4 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
5 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (4.35%) OO
5 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
5 1 (4.35%) SDLC
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) Static Code Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (78.26%) Java
2 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
3 8 (34.78%) ECMAScript
3 8 (34.78%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) SAP
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle