The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for LiveCycle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LiveCycle over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe LiveCycle
England / South West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 143
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - - 0.064%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £270
UK excluding London median daily rate - £283 £340
% change year-on-year - -16.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LiveCycle is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 389 527 525
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 14.51% 17.87% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 373 360
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +5.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 15 32
Median hourly rate £47.50 £42.50 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +110.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.45 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

LiveCycle
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West citing LiveCycle as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for LiveCycle in the South West

LiveCycle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LiveCycle in the South West