Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 22 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 99 121
Rank change year-on-year +16 +22 -10
Contract jobs citing iSeries 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.33% 0.49% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.24% 1.70% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Wales median daily rate £225 £400 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.75% +90.48% -35.38%
UK median daily rate £429 £450 £378
% change year-on-year -4.72% +19.21% -11.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% -6.25% -1.54%

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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 323 411 370
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 26.98% 28.86% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 310 273
Wales median daily rate £351 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.43% -
10th Percentile £142 £161 £185
90th Percentile £475 £538 £479
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 21
Wales median hourly rate £22.38 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.17% +28.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £12.60 £16.88 £10.38
90th Percentile £39.50 £40.00 £30.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +8.33%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing iSeries in Wales over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for iSeries in Wales

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 6 months to 22 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
South Wales +9 4 £225 -43.75% 2
iSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 22 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 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 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%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
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