The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 655 617 627
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 2 44 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.077% 0.026%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.020% 0.43% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 25 13
Median daily rate £525 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -4.19%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £375 £384
% change year-on-year
- -2.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £22.50 -
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
10082 10254 10045
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.84% 17.92% 17.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6598 6531 6012
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 264 321 401
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.75 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.71%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing LiveLink as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Application Platforms category.

LiveLink Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Daily Rate Trend

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

LiveLink Daily Rate Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Hourly Rate Trend

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

LiveLink Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

LiveLink
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 27 September 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 -14 2 £525 +31.25%
London -33 2 £525 +31.25%
Canary Wharf -5 1 £525 +31.25%

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 7 (77.78%) OpenText
2 4 (44.44%) Content Management
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Local Government
4 2 (22.22%) Document Management
4 2 (22.22%) Records Management
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Business Development
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
5 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
5 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring

LiveLink
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 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) EDRMS
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SAP BI
General
1 2 (22.22%) Local Government
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Portfolio Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Demand Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
4 1 (11.11%) Logistics
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) OpenText
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Cloudera
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) SAP