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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 584 584 538
Rank change year-on-year
0 -46
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 10 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.029% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.099% 0.17% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 16
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£470 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - £416 £400
% change year-on-year
- +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
10151 9676 8512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.52% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6162 5939 4805
Average daily rate £390 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 314 420
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £19.62
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%

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 24 April 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 6 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 24 April 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 -5 10 £470 +34.28% 3
London 0 8 £470 +34.28% 3
City of London +19 2 £525 -
Leeds - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (54.55%) OpenText
2 8 (36.36%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Oracle
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Document Management
5 5 (22.73%) Java
5 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
6 4 (18.18%) .NET
6 4 (18.18%) CMS
6 4 (18.18%) Content Management
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) ProjectWise
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Change Management
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Intranet
7 3 (13.64%) SQL
7 3 (13.64%) Linux
7 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
7 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
8 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
8 2 (9.09%) FTP

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (18.18%) CMS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) Jadu
3 1 (4.55%) Drupal
3 1 (4.55%) WordPress
3 1 (4.55%) NetWeaver
3 1 (4.55%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) ProjectWise
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP ERP
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (4.55%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) Intranet
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) EDMS
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Document Controller
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) IT Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Lead Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Copywriter
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.09%) CSS
3 2 (9.09%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (4.55%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
3 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Document Management
2 4 (18.18%) Content Management
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Management
3 3 (13.64%) Change Management
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Web Usability
5 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.55%) Information Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Information Governance
5 1 (4.55%) Metadata Management
5 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
1 5 (22.73%) JavaScript
2 3 (13.64%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C
4 1 (4.55%) VB
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) VBA
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
4 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) OpenText
2 7 (31.82%) Oracle
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.09%) RedDot
5 1 (4.55%) Kofax
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) Remedy
5 1 (4.55%) SAP
5 1 (4.55%) IBM
5 1 (4.55%) EMC
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: c.£500 per day negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £430.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Market Rate
Posted: 17 days ago