The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lotus
London / City of London
Rank 149 137 182
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +45
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.081% 1.04% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 6
Median daily rate - £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £150 £170 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -43.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year
-30.55% +44.92%

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

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1241 1252 2231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 41.88% 39.90% 43.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 933 1645
Median daily rate £450 £430 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 41
Median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £20.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% +17.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.51 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.00 £28.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus 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 City of London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Cognos
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (50.00%) Web Services
5 4 (50.00%) .NET
5 4 (50.00%) Back Office
5 4 (50.00%) MVC
5 4 (50.00%) FileNet
5 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
5 4 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 3 (37.50%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) MS Office
7 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
7 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
8 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (12.50%) Change Control
8 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 1 (12.50%) Decision Table

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (50.00%) FileNet
3 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SMTP
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Back Office
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Microsoft Developer
3 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (50.00%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (50.00%) MVC
1 4 (50.00%) TDD
1 4 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
2 1 (12.50%) Decision Table
2 1 (12.50%) UML
2 1 (12.50%) Use Case
2 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cognos
3 1 (12.50%) IronPort