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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 655 600 601
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +1
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 6 42 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.074% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.061% 0.42% 0.095%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 24 6
Median daily rate £280 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £308 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £500 £531
UK excluding London median daily rate £280 £365 £398
% change year-on-year
-23.28% -8.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £19.23 -
UK excluding London median 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
9837 9994 9435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.21% 17.54% 17.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6506 6276 5543
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 312 390
Median hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.15 £41.85 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £21.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+30.23% +30.30%

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
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 25 July 2016.

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 8 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 25 July 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 -39 6 £280 -30.00%
East of England +20 3 £280 -44.00%
Bedfordshire - 3 £280 -
London -33 2 £525 +31.25%
Canary Wharf -5 1 £525 +16.66%
South West -6 1 £225 -38.35%
Trowbridge - 1 £225 -
Wiltshire - 1 £225 -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (78.95%) OpenText
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
3 8 (42.11%) Banking
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
4 4 (21.05%) Records Management
5 3 (15.79%) Workflow
5 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
6 2 (10.53%) EDRMS
6 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 2 (10.53%) CRM
6 2 (10.53%) Documentum
6 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.53%) XML
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 2 (10.53%) CRISC
6 2 (10.53%) FileNet
6 2 (10.53%) Legal
6 2 (10.53%) Information Management
6 2 (10.53%) Document Management
6 2 (10.53%) Local Government
6 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.26%) Business Development
7 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.26%) Logistics

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 2 (10.53%) Documentum
1 2 (10.53%) FileNet
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.26%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) EDRMS
2 1 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SAP BI
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Financial Institution
3 2 (10.53%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Portfolio Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Portfolio Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) XML
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Unix
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Content Management
1 4 (21.05%) Records Management
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Workflow
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
3 2 (10.53%) Document Management
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) Matrix Organization
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Business Development
4 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (5.26%) Demand Management
4 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) CRISC
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) OpenText
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Cloudera
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) SAP