Period
to 20 July 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 20 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 80 89
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9 +10
Contract jobs citing Lotus 7 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.53% 1.40% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 1.16% 3.24% 2.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 8
Wales median daily rate - £363 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +126.56% -17.95%
UK median daily rate £263 £273 £315
% change year-on-year -3.67% -13.49% +63.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Wales median hourly rate £11.00 £10.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
UK median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £12.42
% change year-on-year -30.56% +44.93% -14.34%

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 Wales.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 605 524 672
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 45.83% 43.20% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 312 400
Wales median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -5.41%
10th Percentile £175 £207 £200
90th Percentile £538 £525 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 25 31
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.41% -1.46% +1.48%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £35.63 £22.00 £22.00
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%

Lotus
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Lotus in Wales

Lotus
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Lotus in Wales

Lotus
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Lotus in Wales

Lotus
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lotus within the Wales region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North Wales +6 4 - -
South Wales -3 3 - -
Lotus
UK

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for Lotus.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Migration
3 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared

Lotus
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Business Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Data Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
1 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
1 3 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft