Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for LiveLink skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited LiveLink over the 6 months to 17 November 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.

Open Text LiveLink
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 870 888 808
Rank change year-on-year +18 -80 +48
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 8 6 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% 0.031% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 49
UK median daily rate £500 £280 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -30.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £280 £375
% change year-on-year - -25.33% -10.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.23

LiveLink 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 17096 19657 20307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.63% 18.55% 17.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11208 12754 12776
UK median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £227
90th Percentile £606 £588 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 495 613
UK median hourly rate £20.22 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.09% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.20 £11.05
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.75 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.73 £19.19
% change year-on-year -3.52% +8.05% +9.63%

LiveLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for LiveLink in the UK

LiveLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LiveLink in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LiveLink in the UK

LiveLink
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing LiveLink within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +18 6 £500 +78.57%
UK excluding London +30 4 - -
London -2 4 £500 -4.76%
Scotland - 2 - -
North of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing LiveLink 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 LiveLink.

1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
1 4 (50.00%) Records Management
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Kofax
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) EDMS
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) OpenText
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Content Management
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Yammer
4 1 (12.50%) Drush
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development

LiveLink
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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
1 1 (12.50%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) LDAP
2 2 (25.00%) FTP
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) EDRMS
2 2 (25.00%) EDMS
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
1 1 (12.50%) Vagrant
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Law
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Development Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) Drush
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Records Management
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) VB.NET
2 1 (12.50%) C
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Kofax
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) OpenText
2 2 (25.00%) ServiceNow
3 1 (12.50%) Compaq
3 1 (12.50%) Dell
3 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Symantec