The table below looks at the statistics for Lombardi skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lombardi over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Rank 598 581 566
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -15
Contract jobs citing Lombardi 4 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.16% 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 2
Average daily rate £375 £300 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £438
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -31.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Lombardi
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7055 6386 5319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 14.95% 13.61% 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4768 4358 3425
Average daily rate £425 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 116 118
Average hourly rate £41.80 £36.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% -2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £24.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £46.90 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+12.97% +2.77%

Lombardi
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lombardi across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Lombardi Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lombardi
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Lombardi Daily Rate Trend in England

Lombardi
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lombardi within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
East Midlands - 3 £375 -
London +7 1 - -
Lombardi
UK

Lombardi
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Lombardi 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 Lombardi.

1 22 (81.48%) IBM
2 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) XML
3 10 (37.04%) Java
4 9 (33.33%) Oracle
4 9 (33.33%) Web Services
4 9 (33.33%) Finance
5 8 (29.63%) Web Design
5 8 (29.63%) Semantic Web
5 8 (29.63%) Web Accessibility
5 8 (29.63%) SOAP
5 8 (29.63%) DB2
5 8 (29.63%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (25.93%) J2EE
7 6 (22.22%) SQL
7 6 (22.22%) Business Transformation
8 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 5 (18.52%) SDLC
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
8 5 (18.52%) XSLT
8 5 (18.52%) XQuery
8 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
8 5 (18.52%) XPath
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (18.52%) Ajax
9 4 (14.81%) PKI
9 4 (14.81%) Scrum
9 4 (14.81%) Wireshark

Lombardi
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Lombardi 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 Lombardi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (3.70%) AquaLogic
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
1 4 (14.81%) LDAP
1 4 (14.81%) snoop
1 4 (14.81%) SSL
1 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
1 4 (14.81%) tcpdump
1 4 (14.81%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 3 (11.11%) Architect
2 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 2 (7.41%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Designer
3 2 (7.41%) Lead Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (7.41%) Process Designer
4 1 (3.70%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Business Process Designer
4 1 (3.70%) Consultant
4 1 (3.70%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Developer
4 1 (3.70%) XML Developer
4 1 (3.70%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) XML
2 9 (33.33%) Web Services
3 8 (29.63%) SOAP
4 7 (25.93%) J2EE
5 5 (18.52%) Ajax
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
5 5 (18.52%) HTML5
5 5 (18.52%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) XSLT
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Semantic Web
2 4 (14.81%) PKI
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Unix
2 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Web Accessibility
1 8 (29.63%) Web Design
2 6 (22.22%) Business Transformation
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (18.52%) SDLC
3 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
4 4 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (14.81%) Scrum
5 3 (11.11%) Process Management
6 2 (7.41%) BPMN
6 2 (7.41%) Requirements Management
6 2 (7.41%) SOA
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.70%) EAI
7 1 (3.70%) Presales
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) XPath
4 5 (18.52%) XQuery
5 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) Pega