The first table below looks at the demand for Lombardi skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lombardi over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Rank 584 531 570
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +39
Contract jobs citing Lombardi 4 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.063% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.54% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 21 12
Average daily rate
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£450 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
- +15.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7039 5902 6101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.88% 11.54% 10.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4526 3695 3573
Average daily rate £388 £388 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £547 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 143 219
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -

Lombardi
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lombardi within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Lombardi Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lombardi
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lombardi within the UK.

Lombardi Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lombardi
Top 1 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lombardi within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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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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
England -55 2 £400 -11.11%

Lombardi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Lombardi 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 Lombardi.

1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
3 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
3 4 (36.36%) Process Management
3 4 (36.36%) Validation
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (36.36%) Use Case
3 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
3 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Process Server
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 2 (18.18%) DB2
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) BPEL
6 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Release Management
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) PLM
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Automotive
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing

Lombardi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Lombardi 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 Lombardi. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (81.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (36.36%) WebSphere Process Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) DB2
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
3 3 (27.27%) Developer
4 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Architect
4 2 (18.18%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) SUSE
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Process Management
1 4 (36.36%) Validation
1 4 (36.36%) Use Case
1 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) BPEL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Image Processing
3 1 (9.09%) Master Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JCL
1 1 (9.09%) COBOL
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) Cognos
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle