Period
to 27 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 27 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 223 292
Rank change year-on-year -4 +69 +3
Contract jobs citing iSeries 11 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.41% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 6
City of London median daily rate £465 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% +2.63% +11.76%
10th Percentile £373 £353 £413
90th Percentile £588 £588 £522
Central London median daily rate £465 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -4.62% +2.63% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2688 2671 4347
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 41.58% 39.19% 38.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 2045 2183 3426
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £313 £304 £263
90th Percentile £688 £675 £651
Central London median daily rate £513 £470 £459
% change year-on-year +9.04% +2.45% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 68
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £20.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% -7.57% -2.12%
10th Percentile £12.51 £11.25 £12.95
90th Percentile £31.74 £50.40 £52.88
Central London median hourly rate £17.85 £19.00 £20.45
% change year-on-year -6.07% -7.07% -2.64%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing iSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in the City of London over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSeries in the City of London

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 City of London region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) AS400
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) DB2
4 2 (18.18%) JUnit
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Apache
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) MySQL
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
4 2 (18.18%) zOS
4 2 (18.18%) JCL
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (18.18%) LAMP
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Clustering
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Apache
1 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 1 (9.09%) FileNet
2 1 (9.09%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
1 4 (36.36%) Subversion
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) JUnit
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
2 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Advertising
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Release Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (9.09%) FileNet Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
1 2 (18.18%) JPA
1 2 (18.18%) LAMP
1 2 (18.18%) LEMP Stack
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware
1 2 (18.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) AS400
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Tandem
3 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) B2B
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) JCL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) RPG
4 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Corosync
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
1 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (18.18%) vCloud
1 2 (18.18%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Ansible
1 2 (18.18%) HAProxy
1 2 (18.18%) Pacemaker
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Rundeck
1 2 (18.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Sterling
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) VMware