The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 100 90 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing iSeries 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 1.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
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£425 - £360
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% -
iSeries
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
459 350 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 27.80% 23.66% 23.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 176 231
Average daily rate £375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 27
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.65 £12.50 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £17.50 £41.50
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 West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

iSeries Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - - - -
iSeries
Yorkshire

iSeries
Top 23 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center

iSeries
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Developer
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) AS400
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Management
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle