The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank - 72 89
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.23% 0.093%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.15% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.94% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
236 174 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.72% 19.68% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 97 147
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.58 £12.47 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £27.50 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing iSeries across the Leeds region.

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing iSeries across the Leeds region.

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

iSeries
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries.

1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing iSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited iSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle