Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 82 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 +21 -16
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.43% 0.62% 0.077%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 2.10% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
South Wales median daily rate £225 £400 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +90.48% -35.38%
Wales median daily rate £225 £400 £210
% change year-on-year -43.75% +90.48% -35.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South Wales median hourly rate - - -
Wales median hourly rate - - -

iSeries is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 283 334 301
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 30.07% 29.69% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 256 224
South Wales median daily rate £375 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.66% +7.86% +1.45%
10th Percentile £151 £162 £190
90th Percentile £476 £525 £475
Wales median daily rate £351 £390 £350
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 14
South Wales median hourly rate £23.14 £25.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.25% +39.73% +30.36%
10th Percentile £14.15 £17.38 £9.41
90th Percentile £39.75 £44.50 £28.68
Wales median hourly rate £22.76 £20.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +11.02% +28.13% +8.47%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSeries in South Wales

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff -6 2 £225 -48.57% 1
iSeries
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
2 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Change Data Capture

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 1 (25.00%) PowerExchange
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (50.00%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Informatica Developer
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Data Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Informatica Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Cleansing
1 2 (50.00%) Data Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (50.00%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Physical Data Model
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Informatica
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Teradata
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft