The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Rank 607 607 547
Rank change year-on-year
0 -60
Contract jobs citing Lombardi 13 4 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.007% 0.063%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.057% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 21
Average daily rate
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£555 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £560 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+24.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7557 7024 5870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.29% 12.85% 11.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4976 4513 3677
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.83 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.30 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lombardi within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Lombardi Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lombardi
Top 11 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 31 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
England -17 10 £550 +37.50%
North West - 4 £575 -
Edinburgh - 3 £560 -
Scotland - 3 £560 -
Cheshire - 3 £625 -
London - 3 £550 -
East Midlands - 3 - -
Knutsford - 3 £625 -
Northampton - 3 - -
Northamptonshire - 3 - -
Manchester - 1 £420 -

Lombardi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 34 (89.47%) IBM
2 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (34.21%) Java
4 12 (31.58%) J2EE
4 12 (31.58%) Oracle
4 12 (31.58%) SDLC
5 11 (28.95%) Finance
6 10 (26.32%) Scrum
6 10 (26.32%) Informatica
6 10 (26.32%) EAI
6 10 (26.32%) SOA
6 10 (26.32%) Pega
6 10 (26.32%) Oracle BPM
7 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 8 (21.05%) Banking
8 7 (18.42%) TDD
8 7 (18.42%) AquaLogic
9 6 (15.79%) Workflow
9 6 (15.79%) SQL
9 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.79%) Web Services
9 6 (15.79%) XML
9 6 (15.79%) XSLT
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
9 6 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
9 6 (15.79%) Coaching
10 5 (13.16%) HTML5
10 5 (13.16%) Ajax
10 5 (13.16%) HTML
10 5 (13.16%) ETL

Lombardi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 7 (18.42%) AquaLogic
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 4 (10.53%) Documentum
3 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
1 2 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.26%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Blueworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (5.26%) MySQL
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (10.53%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Architect
2 16 (42.11%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Process Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Business Process Designer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) J2EE
2 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 6 (15.79%) XML
2 6 (15.79%) XSLT
3 5 (13.16%) HTML
3 5 (13.16%) Ajax
3 5 (13.16%) HTML5
4 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 4 (10.53%) Middleware
5 3 (7.89%) Dojo
6 2 (5.26%) Drools
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 2 (5.26%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) DOM
7 1 (2.63%) CSS3
7 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.26%) CMDB
2 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Solaris
1 2 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (55.26%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (31.58%) SDLC
3 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 10 (26.32%) EAI
3 10 (26.32%) SOA
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
5 6 (15.79%) Workflow
5 6 (15.79%) Coaching
5 6 (15.79%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Process Management
6 5 (13.16%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) MVC
7 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.53%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.53%) Multithreading
7 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (7.89%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Web Development
8 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) Java
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VBScript
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.26%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Xen
1 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Nagios
1 2 (5.26%) SCCM
1 2 (5.26%) SCOM
1 2 (5.26%) Zenoss
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (89.47%) IBM
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 10 (26.32%) Pega
3 10 (26.32%) Informatica
4 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.89%) HP
6 2 (5.26%) BMC
6 2 (5.26%) CA
6 2 (5.26%) ILOG
6 2 (5.26%) Remedy
6 2 (5.26%) VMware