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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 71 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -23
Contract jobs citing Lotus 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.24% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 2.56% 0.74% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate
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£420 - £100
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £190 £200
% change year-on-year
+67.10% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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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 Edinburgh region.

Vendors Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
390 404 291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 28.34% 32.79% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 210 98
Average daily rate £396 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £205 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £16.89 £10.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.85% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £63.45 £14.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

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

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Top 28 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
1 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) MS Access
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) VBA
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 8 (80.00%) Project Management
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
6 2 (20.00%) jQuery
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (10.00%) SLA
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
7 1 (10.00%) FMCG

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Web Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) HTML
1 10 (100.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (80.00%) .NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (70.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Project Management
1 8 (80.00%) MVC
2 7 (70.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (80.00%) VBA
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft