The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 77 71 75
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.25% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.77% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £270 £288
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £13.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +28.84%
Lotus
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
518 453 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 43.38% 41.45% 49.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 220 251
Average daily rate £348 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.73% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 38
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £8.80 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.57 £190.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-7.59% +2.52%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -10 1 - -
Lotus
South East

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) DHTML
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (33.33%) Google
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Android
3 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
3 2 (33.33%) Google Apps Script
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Iron Mountain
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Lync
4 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
4 1 (16.67%) iPhone
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Handset

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Google App Engine
2 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) DHTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Handset
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Google Apps Script
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) Iron Mountain
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Cognos
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft