The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 1 July 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.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £325 £200
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.75 £13.94 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+13.02% -3.89%
Lotus
North West

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

Vendors Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
175 208 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 52.71% 55.17% 42.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 75 42
Median daily rate £392 £323 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -21.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £163 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 5
Median hourly rate £13.75 £17.23 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.19% +1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.34 £51.67 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +8.82%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Lotus as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside