The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within IBM Lotus Software.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 38 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.22% - 2.00%
As % of the Vendors category 2.59% - 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£400 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £195 £275
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -29.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £9.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.92% -6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Vendors Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 60 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 47.15% 41.10% 55.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 37 36
Average daily rate £325 £350 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +32.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £270 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 7
Average hourly rate £16.72 £11.00 £13.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.00% -20.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £8.50 £9.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £50.00 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lotus across the Bradford region.

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lotus across the Bradford region.

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Lotus
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) LotusScript
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Lotus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Lotus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Project Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Domino Developer
1 1 (25.00%) PMO Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware