The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited iSeries over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM iSeries
Rank - 59 40
Contract jobs citing iSeries 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.87% 1.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.85% 8.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 6
Average daily rate - £280 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £310 £400
% change year-on-year
+31.45% -22.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
iSeries
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
203 156 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 31.33% 22.51% 22.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 101 62
Average daily rate £325 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £206 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.25 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% -4.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

iSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in Wales

iSeries
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) Shibboleth
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Rational Application Developer
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Spring Security
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) RAD
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM