The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 76 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 9 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.60% - 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.99% - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£420 - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £200 £272
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -26.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.21 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.78% -6.66%
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Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
452 402 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 29.89% 31.31% 36.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 203 99
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 3
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.00 £42.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -25.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £32.00 £14.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £76.40 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.90
% change year-on-year
- -7.40%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 10 (71.43%) CSS
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) HTML
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) VBA
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
3 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
3 8 (57.14%) MS Access
3 8 (57.14%) Project Management
3 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 4 (28.57%) MS Office
6 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Web Development
8 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
8 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (14.29%) jQuery

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 12 (85.71%) IBM Notes
2 10 (71.43%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 4 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (14.29%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 8 (57.14%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
2 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support
5 2 (14.29%) Web Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Lotus Notes Developer
6 1 (7.14%) .NET Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Development Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) CSS
1 10 (71.43%) HTML
2 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Framework
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
5 2 (14.29%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
1 4 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Project Management
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) VBA
2 8 (57.14%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (7.14%) SAP