The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 3 months to 28 March 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 144 188
Rank change year-on-year -15 +44  
Contract jobs citing Lotus 3 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.098% 0.30% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.74% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 1
Median daily rate £100 £350 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.42% +94.44%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £143 £250 £300
% change year-on-year -43.00% -16.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £9.52
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 £19.00 £12.21
% change year-on-year -31.57% +55.61%  

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 the City of London.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 1210 1353 2194
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 39.52% 40.34% 42.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 1020 1593
Median daily rate £465 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £624 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 46
Median hourly rate £14.85 £19.25 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.85% +2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.90 £13.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.34 £43.61 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -14.47% +11.76%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Lotus as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in the City of London

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in the City of London

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Lotus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) Cognos
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) Back Office
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) FileNet
4 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
4 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 4 (44.44%) Banking
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) C#
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) Remedy

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (44.44%) FileNet
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Back Office
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Service Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
4 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Junior
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
1 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Structures
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (44.44%) Extreme Programming
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Decision Table
3 1 (11.11%) UML
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cognos
3 2 (22.22%) Remedy