The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 97 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -4
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.21% 0.35% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.92% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate £400 £278 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.14% -20.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £165 £300 £190
% change year-on-year
-45.00% +57.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
Lotus
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
489 434 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.79% 38.10% 42.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 300 242
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Domino
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (33.33%) Internet
3 2 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) OOD

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (66.67%) IBM Notes
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (16.67%) Google Apps
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus Notes Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Lotus Notes Support
3 1 (16.67%) Messaging Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (16.67%) OOD
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCSE
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (16.67%) SAP