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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Rank 608 554 577
Rank change year-on-year
-54 +23
Contract jobs citing Lombardi 5 23 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.044% 0.020%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.067% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 20 5
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£450 £550 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £531 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £600 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 - -
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
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

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 6 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 24 October 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
London -26 2 £448 -18.63% 1
England -48 2 £448 -18.63% 2
Sheffield - - - - 1
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Docklands, London - - - -

Lombardi
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
3 3 (37.50%) OSGi
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Pega
3 3 (37.50%) Cordys
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Java EE
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) QA
3 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
3 3 (37.50%) Use Case
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) AquaLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) BPMN
3 3 (37.50%) Validation
3 3 (37.50%) Open Text
3 3 (37.50%) Process Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management

Lombardi
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 4 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) AquaLogic
2 3 (37.50%) IIS
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (37.50%) Cordys
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) PowerBuilder
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Support Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Development Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (37.50%) CSS
2 3 (37.50%) Struts
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) Java EE
2 3 (37.50%) OSGi
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
1 3 (37.50%) Process Management
1 3 (37.50%) Change Management
1 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
1 3 (37.50%) Validation
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
1 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
1 3 (37.50%) Problem Management
1 3 (37.50%) Use Case
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) BPMN
1 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
2 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Release Management
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) VBA
3 1 (12.50%) JCL
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Metastorm
3 3 (37.50%) Open Text
3 3 (37.50%) Pega
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Avaya