The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 46 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Contract jobs citing Lotus 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.25% 0.65% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Lotus
Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
200 136 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 49.50% 44.30% 48.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 83 73
Average daily rate £300 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £149 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 27
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.71 £10.00 £9.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £44.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.14 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+6.70% -12.82%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
Sheffield -7 1 £325 -
Lotus
Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 13 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Visio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Specialist
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java