The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 23 June 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 40
Contract jobs citing Lotus 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.77% 0.83%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.99% 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £320 £260 £333
% change year-on-year +23.07% -21.80%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £15.75 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year -26.66% +7.64%  

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 Northamptonshire.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 137 151 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 37.43% 38.92% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 104 96
Median daily rate £375 £420 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +3.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £275 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £361
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £10.50 £11.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.69% -31.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £32.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81%  

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Northamptonshire

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 2 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows