Period
to 26 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Lotus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Lotus over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never 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.

Lotus
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 91 88
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.59% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.15% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 3
Birmingham median daily rate - £180 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -67.27% +96.43%
West Midlands median daily rate £420 £318 £275
% change year-on-year +32.28% +15.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £9.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +3.45%

Lotus is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 580 781 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 43.97% 50.78% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 494 423
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £384 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.23% +6.60% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +9.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 39
Birmingham median hourly rate £14.48 £11.80 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% -21.33% +22.45%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.48 £10.53
90th Percentile £25.88 £24.90 £27.30
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.99 £13.87 £16.50
% change year-on-year +22.49% -15.94% +3.13%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Lotus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Birmingham

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Lotus in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Birmingham

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Birmingham