The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 133 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Lotus 5 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.17% 0.13% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.33% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £205 £250
% change year-on-year
+62.19% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+280.95% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -
Lotus
England

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

Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1218 917 980
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 41.77% 40.08% 48.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 536 496
Average daily rate £350 £350 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 65 70
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -27.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £24.00 £43.85
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 Yorkshire

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

Lotus Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lotus Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Lotus Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
West Yorkshire -15 5 £325 +62.50% 2
South Yorkshire -15 1 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
Lotus
England

Lotus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (63.64%) IBM Notes
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) MS Office
3 5 (45.45%) XML
3 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
4 3 (27.27%) Internet
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
4 3 (27.27%) OOD
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) C++
4 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 3 (27.27%) LotusScript
4 3 (27.27%) Retail
4 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (18.18%) XPages
5 2 (18.18%) Web Development
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) C

Lotus
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 7 (63.64%) IBM Notes
2 5 (45.45%) Lotus Domino
3 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (18.18%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Domino Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus Notes Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Domino Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 2 (18.18%) jQuery
3 2 (18.18%) XPages
3 2 (18.18%) HTML
3 2 (18.18%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) UML
1 3 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (27.27%) OOD
1 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) C++
2 3 (27.27%) LotusScript
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix