The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM iSeries
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 2.88% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £352 £375
% change year-on-year
+34.94% -6.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £29.00 -
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -
iSeries
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Miscellaneous Category
Newport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newport 35.58% 16.00% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 7 15
Average daily rate £350 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £362 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £22.50 £11.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.65% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.65 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.58% -32.69%

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Newport

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Newport

iSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) TestNG
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Newport 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) TestNG
2 3 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 2 (50.00%) JMeter
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Ant
4 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (25.00%) Maven
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) AS400
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (50.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Kanban
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Load Testing
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (75.00%) Informatica