The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 5 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.

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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 56 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Lotus 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.40% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 1.11% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £203 £468 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £316 £180
% change year-on-year
-52.56% +75.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.21 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+47.42% -15.79%
Lotus
Scotland

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

Vendors Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
293 270 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.73% 35.62% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 160 111
Average daily rate £325 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £11.00 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.83 £15.77 £17.37
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+32.35% +3.03%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Lotus
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Domino
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) LotusScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Domino
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Lotus Notes Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) LotusScript
1 4 (80.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft