Period
to 25 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

IBM iSeries
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - +62 +1
Contract jobs citing iSeries 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.15% - 0.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% - 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Cardiff median daily rate £250 - £438
South Wales median daily rate £250 - £438
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cardiff median hourly rate - - -
South Wales median hourly rate - - -

iSeries is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 165 179 154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 25.35% 27.25% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 126 123
Cardiff median daily rate £375 £364 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% +11.92% -13.33%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £175
90th Percentile £475 £513 £451
South Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 5
Cardiff median hourly rate £35.00 £15.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.81% -1.59% +16.67%
10th Percentile £20.15 £12.75 £12.05
90th Percentile £42.30 £20.34 £18.96
South Wales median hourly rate £35.00 £24.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year +42.86% +55.56% -10.00%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Cardiff

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing iSeries 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM