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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Text LiveLink
UK
Rank 593 625 614
Rank change year-on-year +32 -11  
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 3 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.032% 0.013%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.038% 0.19% 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £443 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.62% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £238 £368
10% offered a daily rate of more than £569 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £285 £419 -
% change year-on-year -31.94% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

LiveLink 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 7873 9129 9108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.38% 17.22% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5152 5807 5408
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 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 225 319
Median hourly rate £18.50 £19.92 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.10% +3.45%  
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 £17.50 £16.07
% change year-on-year -2.85% +8.89%  

LiveLink
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing LiveLink over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for LiveLink in the UK

LiveLink
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for LiveLink in the UK

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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 3 months to 24 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 +25 3 £443 +10.62%
London +17 1 £600 +50.00%
Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £285 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £285 -

LiveLink
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 2 (66.67%) OpenText
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Vignette
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Documentum
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) FileNet
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) JSR 170

LiveLink
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 1 (33.33%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Alfresco
1 1 (33.33%) Documentum
1 1 (33.33%) Drupal
1 1 (33.33%) FileNet
1 1 (33.33%) Liferay
1 1 (33.33%) LiveCycle
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WordPress
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Records Management Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Web Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Web Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Angular 2
2 1 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Java EE
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) JSR 170
2 1 (33.33%) React
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Content Management
2 1 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Personalization
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Prototyping
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) SEO
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) OpenText
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Interwoven
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Vignette
2 1 (33.33%) Xerox