The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 111 108 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Contract jobs citing Lotus 11 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.32% 1.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.13% 0.79% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 16
Average daily rate
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£420 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £316 £190 £200
% change year-on-year
+66.44% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
Lotus
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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 Scotland region.

Vendors Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
977 1013 976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 36.04% 40.98% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 459 457
Average daily rate £375 £358 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.74% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £493 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 32 30
Average hourly rate £15.77 £15.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.74% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.00 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £30.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 February 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +4 10 £420 -
Stirling - - - -
Lotus
UK

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) Project Management
3 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
3 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
4 8 (50.00%) C#
4 8 (50.00%) VBA
4 8 (50.00%) .NET
4 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) MS Access
4 8 (50.00%) MVC
4 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
5 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
6 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Migration
8 3 (18.75%) MS Office
9 2 (12.50%) Java
9 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
9 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (12.50%) Service Management
9 2 (12.50%) Finance

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (56.25%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus Domino
4 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (6.25%) Documentum
5 1 (6.25%) FileNet
5 1 (6.25%) Alfresco
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (50.00%) MS Access
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 7 (43.75%) .NET Developer
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) .NET Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Development Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
1 10 (62.50%) CSS
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (43.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (31.25%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) FMCG
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Project Management
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
3 7 (43.75%) Business Analysis
4 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
5 2 (12.50%) Web Development
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL
6 1 (6.25%) Workflow
6 1 (6.25%) Scrum
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) VBA
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (12.50%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) IBM