The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lotus
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Lotus 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% - -
As % of the Vendors category 3.45% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £300 £180
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +66.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £12.71 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+41.62% -13.83%
Lotus
Wales

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

Vendors Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
232 251 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 41.43% 48.27% 41.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 187 97
Average daily rate £325 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £225 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.65 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £23.50 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.38 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+27.85% +6.06%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Newport - 7 £475 -
Lotus
Wales

Lotus
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Document Management
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Information Management
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Records Management
5 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Change Control
7 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 10 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
3 4 (40.00%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
3 4 (40.00%) Office 365 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Document Management
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
3 4 (40.00%) Records Management
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft