The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Liferay skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Liferay over the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Liferay
UK
Rank 583 592 591
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1  
Contract jobs citing Liferay 16 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.036% 0.068% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.40% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 21 19
Median daily rate £383 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £288 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £478 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £380
% change year-on-year +22.58% +1.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Liferay 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 with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 7784 9113 9021
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.41% 17.25% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5089 5794 5356
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £561 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 225 316
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +4.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £18.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  

Liferay
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Liferay in the UK

Liferay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Liferay in the UK

Liferay
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Liferay over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Liferay in the UK

Liferay
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Liferay.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Liferay in the UK

Liferay
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Liferay within the UK over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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 +14 15 £383 -4.37% 1
London +6 9 £315 -26.95%
West Midlands +7 4 £475 +18.75%
Warwick +1 4 £475 -
Warwickshire -7 4 £475 +25.00%
South East +17 1 - -
Yorkshire +9 1 - -
South Yorkshire +3 1 - -
Sheffield +2 1 - -
Docklands, London -2 1 £315 -
Buckinghamshire -10 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Wales - 1 - - 1

Liferay
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Liferay 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 Liferay.

1 31 (56.36%) Spring
2 30 (54.55%) Java
3 22 (40.00%) J2EE
4 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (34.55%) Struts
5 19 (34.55%) Velocity
6 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
6 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
7 15 (27.27%) AOP
8 13 (23.64%) Workflow
9 12 (21.82%) SOA
9 12 (21.82%) IBM
9 12 (21.82%) Oracle
9 12 (21.82%) JIRA
10 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
10 10 (18.18%) HTML
11 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
11 9 (16.36%) TDD
11 9 (16.36%) Content Management
11 9 (16.36%) Document Management
11 9 (16.36%) Open Source
12 8 (14.55%) Confluence
12 8 (14.55%) Logical Data Model
12 8 (14.55%) Physical Data Model
12 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (14.55%) OOA/OOD
12 8 (14.55%) OO
12 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
13 7 (12.73%) LDAP

Liferay
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 8 (14.55%) Confluence
1 8 (14.55%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.73%) Apache
3 6 (10.91%) Alfresco
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
5 3 (5.45%) Magnolia
6 2 (3.64%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (3.64%) EPiServer
6 2 (3.64%) IIS
6 2 (3.64%) JBoss
6 2 (3.64%) OpenCms
7 1 (1.82%) Documentum
7 1 (1.82%) Drupal
7 1 (1.82%) FileNet
7 1 (1.82%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (1.82%) LiveCycle
7 1 (1.82%) LiveLink
7 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) IaaS
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) LDAP
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) Network Security
2 2 (3.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.82%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.45%) MySQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) JIRA
2 10 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 5 (9.09%) Bitbucket
3 5 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 5 (9.09%) JUnit
3 5 (9.09%) Maven
4 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.27%) Gradle
4 4 (7.27%) IntelliJ
4 4 (7.27%) Subversion
5 2 (3.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.64%) git-flow
5 2 (3.64%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (3.64%) Protractor
5 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.82%) Babel
6 1 (1.82%) Bower
6 1 (1.82%) Grunt
6 1 (1.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 2 (3.64%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.82%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Retail
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Developer
2 17 (30.91%) Java Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Consultant
4 13 (23.64%) Security Consultant
5 8 (14.55%) Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Java Architect
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst
9 2 (3.64%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) HTML Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Java Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle Project Manager
9 2 (3.64%) Programmer
9 2 (3.64%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (56.36%) Spring
2 22 (40.00%) J2EE
3 19 (34.55%) Struts
3 19 (34.55%) Velocity
4 17 (30.91%) Hibernate
5 10 (18.18%) HTML
6 6 (10.91%) CSS
6 6 (10.91%) RESTful
6 6 (10.91%) Servlets
6 6 (10.91%) Web Services
6 6 (10.91%) XML
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) JMS
7 5 (9.09%) JSR 168
8 4 (7.27%) SOAP
8 4 (7.27%) XHTML
8 4 (7.27%) XSLT
9 3 (5.45%) .NET
9 3 (5.45%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (5.45%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.27%) DataPower
3 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.64%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Solaris
2 3 (5.45%) Linux
2 3 (5.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
4 1 (1.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) AOP
3 13 (23.64%) Workflow
4 12 (21.82%) SOA
5 10 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (16.36%) Content Management
6 9 (16.36%) Data Modelling
6 9 (16.36%) Document Management
6 9 (16.36%) Open Source
6 9 (16.36%) TDD
7 8 (14.55%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (14.55%) Logical Data Model
7 8 (14.55%) OO
7 8 (14.55%) OOA/OOD
7 8 (14.55%) Physical Data Model
8 6 (10.91%) Continuous Delivery
8 6 (10.91%) Integration Testing
8 6 (10.91%) MVC
8 6 (10.91%) Scrum
9 5 (9.09%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) Java
2 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.09%) Scala
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) Groovy
4 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.64%) Python
6 1 (1.82%) C
6 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
6 1 (1.82%) ES6
6 1 (1.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Sun Certification
2 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Shibboleth
2 2 (3.64%) Docker
2 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.82%) Ansible
2 1 (1.82%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 12 (21.82%) IBM
1 12 (21.82%) Oracle
2 4 (7.27%) Atlassian
2 4 (7.27%) GigaSpaces
2 4 (7.27%) Sun
3 3 (5.45%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.64%) VMware
4 2 (3.64%) WSO2
5 1 (1.82%) Adobe
5 1 (1.82%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (1.82%) Cisco
5 1 (1.82%) FatWire
5 1 (1.82%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) OpenText
5 1 (1.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.82%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.82%) Vignette
5 1 (1.82%) Xerox