The table below looks at the statistics for LiveLink skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveLink over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 568 590 505
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -85
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 43 10 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.018% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.10% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 7 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £353 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £398 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.17% +13.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.23 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.23 - -

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
10426 9849 8769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.27% 18.01% 17.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 6681 5829 4956
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 390 446
Average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.45 £35.00 £40.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.15 £16.68 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+26.80% -14.48%

LiveLink
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

LiveLink Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 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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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
England +21 42 £400 -7.24% 1
London +32 32 £400 -33.33%
Canary Wharf - 13 £425 -
City of London - 5 £400 -
South West - 4 £365 -
East of England - 3 £500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £500 -
Docklands, London - 3 £450 -
Watford - 3 £500 -
Devon - 2 - -
Exeter - 2 - -
South East -23 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £220 -
North East - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 - -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
2 21 (41.18%) Finance
3 19 (37.25%) OpenText
4 16 (31.37%) Migration
5 15 (29.41%) Office 365
6 14 (27.45%) Project Management
6 14 (27.45%) SQL
7 12 (23.53%) Java
7 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle
9 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
9 9 (17.65%) Windows
10 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
11 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
11 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
12 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (11.76%) ISEB
12 6 (11.76%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
12 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
12 6 (11.76%) Degree
13 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
13 5 (9.80%) Change Management
13 5 (9.80%) Internet
13 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
13 5 (9.80%) MS Office
13 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (45.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.84%) Liferay
3 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.92%) Lync
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 7 (13.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS Project
3 1 (1.96%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Agresso
1 2 (3.92%) SAP FI
1 2 (3.92%) SAP FI/CO
1 2 (3.92%) Summit
1 2 (3.92%) SAP CO
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Primavera
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (29.41%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.80%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) Intranet
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (7.84%) EDRMS
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.96%) MS Access
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) PowerBuilder
General
1 21 (41.18%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
2 4 (7.84%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Project Manager
3 8 (15.69%) Business Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Developer
4 6 (11.76%) Test Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 4 (7.84%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Change Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Business Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
7 2 (3.92%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) HTML
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) CSS
1 4 (7.84%) XML
2 3 (5.88%) SOAP
2 3 (5.88%) REST
3 2 (3.92%) XSLT
3 2 (3.92%) XML Schema
4 1 (1.96%) Middleware
4 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.96%) Spring
4 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.80%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) E-Learning
5 1 (1.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Migration
2 14 (27.45%) Project Management
3 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (9.80%) Change Management
4 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
5 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.84%) Risk Management
5 4 (7.84%) ITIL
5 4 (7.84%) Information Management
5 4 (7.84%) Document Management
5 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Integration Testing
5 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
5 4 (7.84%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (7.84%) SDLC
6 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.88%) Change Control
6 3 (5.88%) Information Architecture
6 3 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 12 (23.53%) Java
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.92%) XQuery
5 2 (3.92%) XPath
5 2 (3.92%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISEB
1 6 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 6 (11.76%) Degree
2 4 (7.84%) PMP
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.92%) SLA
1 2 (3.92%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.96%) Nagios
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) OpenText
2 10 (19.61%) Oracle
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) IBM
5 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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