The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 30 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
South East / Kent
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent - - 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £145 £250 £314
% change year-on-year -42.00% -20.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £12.50 £18.50 £12.21
% change year-on-year -32.43% +51.51%  

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 Kent.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 128 203 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 42.38% 42.47% 48.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 158 75
Median daily rate £350 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £470 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 3
Median hourly rate £27.38 - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.00% +10.29%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Kent

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Kent