Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 21 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 171
Contract jobs citing LiveLink 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
West Midlands median daily rate - - £300
England median daily rate £500 £280 £400
% change year-on-year +78.57% -30.00% +10.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £22.00

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

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 727 1061 776
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.02% 17.21% 15.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 615 425
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £207 £238 £238
90th Percentile £564 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £15.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.35% -11.64% -
10th Percentile £13.04 £10.60 £11.04
90th Percentile £42.20 £24.00 £33.55
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.00 £19.43
% change year-on-year +2.50% +2.96% +7.92%

LiveLink
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing LiveLink as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for LiveLink in the West Midlands

LiveLink
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for LiveLink in the West Midlands