Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LiveCycle skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LiveCycle over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 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
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 856 860
Rank change year-on-year -9 +4 -24
Contract jobs citing LiveCycle 11 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.014% 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.066% 0.079% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 7
UK median daily rate £400 £411 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.68% +12.60% -16.09%
10th Percentile £315 £320 £203
90th Percentile £525 £443 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £460
% change year-on-year +14.29% -23.91% +22.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LiveCycle is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 16,559 17,618 18,815
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.51% 18.13% 17.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,043 11,354 11,900
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £251 £230
90th Percentile £620 £595 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £388
% change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 409 558
UK median hourly rate £19.75 £19.44 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.62% -7.45% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.00 £45.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.34 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -3.30% - +11.11%

LiveCycle
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing LiveCycle as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for LiveCycle in the UK

LiveCycle
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LiveCycle in the UK

LiveCycle
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LiveCycle over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LiveCycle in the UK

LiveCycle
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LiveCycle in the UK

LiveCycle
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveCycle within the UK over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +4 11 £400 -3.73%
UK excluding London +5 9 £400 +14.29%
South East -23 9 £400 +14.29%
London -32 2 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing LiveCycle 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 LiveCycle.

1 11 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (81.82%) XML
3 8 (72.73%) TDD
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Legal
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) Electronics
6 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (9.09%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (9.09%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 1 (9.09%) Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared

LiveCycle
Co-occurring 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 2 (18.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) LiveCycle Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Designer
3 3 (27.27%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) SAP