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Careerometer – updated LMI for All widget

by Sally-Anne Barnes - February 6, 2017

LMI for All has released version two of its popular Careerometer widget. Version one, which was released a year ago, makes it simple to embed a widget in any web site. The first version gave access to pay rates in different jobs The new version provides extra information. As well as providing hourly, weekly and annual pay figures, for each occupation the widget gives details of present numbers employed in the UK and projected future growth or reduction in numbers employed. It also provides prediction of replacement demand – an

What can you do with LMI for All?

by Sally-Anne Barnes - November 12, 2016

Ever wondered what you can do with LMI for All, how to go about using it and how best to get started? Why not begin by having a look at some  case studies on how others have used this resource to design and create new apps and web interfaces. This includes ways of identifying relevant audiences, using the API to integrate (or ‘mash’) LMI for All data with your own data. For inspiration, here are four organisations keen to share their LMI for All experience. icould was an early adopter of LMI for All. Their story of using LMI for All describes how they have

LMI for All symposium – 1 December 2016, London

by Sally-Anne Barnes - October 27, 2016

As LMI for All is becoming embedded in careers guidance and education practice, innovative and creative approaches to making data accessible and available to target groups of users are emerging. A half day symposium will be held on 1 December to showcase how LMI is being used; to share best practice; and promote new developments to the service, which can benefit current and future users. There will be presentations from the Department for Education, current adopters of LMI for All and the LMI for All team. In the current context of government priorities of

Data update schedule

by Graham Attwell - October 20, 2016

As new data is published the LMI for All Database is regularly updated. The table below provides the schedule for updates in the next nine months. Dataset to be updated Description Date of API update O*NET Update using O*Net version 21 data relating to skills, interests, knowledge and abilities by occupation January 2017 Annual Survey of Hours and Earnings (ASHE) ASHE November 2016 data for pay and hours estimates May 2017

LMI for All to move to Department for Education

by Graham Attwell - August 2, 2016

Since the last post on the future of LMI for All, Robert Halfon (Minster of State for Education) provided a statement to parliament on the future of UKCES.  He confirmed that LMI for All will now move to the Department for Education following the reorganisation of the Department for Business Innovation and Skills.  We expect the transfer to take place in September. To cover the period of the transfer and beyond, Warwick Institute for Employment Research (IER) and its partners have been reappointed to provide the LMI for All service. 

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