The first table below looks at the demand for LiveCycle skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe LiveCycle
Rank 114 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% - 0.089%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.50 - £40.00
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
379 301 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.64% 16.53% 16.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 133 165
Average daily rate £330 £290 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -14.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £333
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 25 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £23.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.43% +31.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £12.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £55.97 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -
LiveCycle
England

LiveCycle
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LiveCycle across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

LiveCycle Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

LiveCycle
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LiveCycle across the West Midlands region.

LiveCycle Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

LiveCycle
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle.

1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) VBA

LiveCycle
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Designer
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe