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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Text LiveLink
Rank 591 572 527
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -45
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 16 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.019% 0.047%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 11
Average daily rate
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£458 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £320 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £448 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £425 £463
% change year-on-year
+1.76% -8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
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
9903 9123 8346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 18.28% 17.33% 17.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6130 5700 4695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 305 460
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.45 £42.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.19 £17.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+17.01% -9.21%

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 22 May 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 13 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 22 May 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 -19 15 £458 +30.71% 3
London -7 9 £458 +30.71% 1
South West - 4 £365 - 1
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Devon - 2 - - 1
City of London - 2 £525 -
Canary Wharf -10 1 £500 -
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
South East - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £500 - 1
Bracknell - 1 - -
Watford - 1 £500 - 1
Berkshire - 1 - -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (36.00%) Java
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
1 9 (36.00%) OpenText
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) XML
2 6 (24.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (16.00%) Document Management
4 4 (16.00%) Liferay
4 4 (16.00%) Finance
4 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
4 4 (16.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
5 3 (12.00%) .NET
5 3 (12.00%) SOAP
5 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
5 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) REST
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012

LiveLink
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) Liferay
2 4 (16.00%) WebLogic
3 2 (8.00%) CMS
4 1 (4.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (4.00%) Documentum
4 1 (4.00%) Drupal
4 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Summit
2 1 (4.00%) Primavera
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (4.00%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Internet
2 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 2 (8.00%) Intranet
3 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (4.00%) EDMS
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) PowerBuilder
General
1 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.00%) Local Government
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Document Controller
3 2 (8.00%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 2 (8.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Architect
4 1 (4.00%) Consultant
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Programmer
4 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
1 6 (24.00%) CSS
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
2 3 (12.00%) REST
3 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) XSLT
3 2 (8.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (4.00%) Middleware
4 1 (4.00%) JDBC
4 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (4.00%) jQuery
4 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Document Management
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Change Management
2 3 (12.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (12.00%) Web Development
2 3 (12.00%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Content Management
3 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.00%) ERP
4 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.00%) CRM
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) Java
1 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (24.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) XPath
3 2 (8.00%) VB
3 2 (8.00%) XQuery
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
4 1 (4.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) PHP
4 1 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (8.00%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Nagios
1 1 (4.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
1 9 (36.00%) OpenText
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Remedy
3 1 (4.00%) EMC
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) SAP
3 1 (4.00%) RedDot
London
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Exeter
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexible
Posted: 10 days ago