The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 24 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.

Liferay
England / West Midlands
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 124 120
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4  
Contract jobs citing Liferay 9 18 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.45% 0.60% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.52% 3.57% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 0
Median daily rate £425 £397 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.05% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £490 £340 £375
% change year-on-year +44.11% -9.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £19.23

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Contract Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 357 504 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 17.79% 16.69% 18.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 320 248
Median daily rate £375 £396 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.30% +13.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 28
Median hourly rate £14.22 £12.00 £18.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.45% -33.84%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.85 £13.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £24.00 £37.64
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year - +19.04%  

Liferay
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Liferay
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Liferay in the West Midlands

Liferay
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Liferay within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Warwickshire 0 9 £425 +7.05%
Liferay
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Liferay.

1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) AIX
3 8 (61.54%) LDAP
3 8 (61.54%) Java
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) AppScan
3 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
3 8 (61.54%) Oracle Utilities
3 8 (61.54%) Server Hardening
3 8 (61.54%) Black Duck
4 2 (15.38%) AOP
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) Velocity
4 2 (15.38%) DataPower
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) Struts
4 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (7.69%) NHS

Liferay
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Utilities
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) AppScan
1 8 (61.54%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Consultant
1 11 (84.62%) Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle Security Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Hibernate
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
1 2 (15.38%) Struts
1 2 (15.38%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (61.54%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (61.54%) Server Hardening
2 2 (15.38%) AOP
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) Java
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 9 (69.23%) IBM
3 8 (61.54%) Black Duck