The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Sheffield region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lotus
Rank 31 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.46% 1.12% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £318 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £272 £300
% change year-on-year
-26.33% -9.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.88
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +0.84%
Vendors Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
129 78 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 59.17% 43.58% 57.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 36 33
Average daily rate £313 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.19% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £433 £433
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 7
Average hourly rate £12.00 £19.25 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.66% +63.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £23.75 £20.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Lotus
South Yorkshire

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Lotus
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
2 2 (40.00%) SLA
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 Notes
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix