The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Lotus over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lotus
Rank 112 96 91
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 0.059% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.15% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -31.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £200 £244
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -17.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £15.25
% change year-on-year
-31.42% +14.75%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Vendors Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
863 686 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 39.17% 40.59% 44.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 395 339
Average daily rate £350 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £185 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 40
Average hourly rate £16.50 £12.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%

Lotus
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 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
Bradford - 2 £325 -
Leeds -23 1 £325 +62.50% 1
Lotus
Yorkshire

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 4 (40.00%) C++
4 4 (40.00%) UML
4 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
5 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (30.00%) C
5 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (30.00%) LotusScript
5 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (30.00%) SSL
5 3 (30.00%) Lotus Domino
5 3 (30.00%) Internet
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (60.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (30.00%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 4 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (30.00%) SSL
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Domino Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) XPages
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) UML
1 4 (40.00%) OOA/OOD
1 4 (40.00%) OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) C
3 3 (30.00%) LotusScript
4 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
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