Period
to 17 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term iSeries in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited iSeries over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 146 170
Rank change year-on-year -5 +24 -
Contract jobs citing iSeries 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.099% 0.37% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.34% 1.10% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
West Yorkshire median daily rate £428 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +32.81% -
Yorkshire median daily rate £430 £500 £525
% change year-on-year -14.00% -4.76% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 873 1,093 1,240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 28.78% 33.56% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 611 659 794
West Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +1.59% +12.50%
10th Percentile £275 £242 £263
90th Percentile £553 £550 £560
Yorkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +2.50% +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 43 66
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £14.50 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.03% -4.16% +4.34%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.80 £9.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.25 £21.63
Yorkshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.81 £15.00
% change year-on-year +8.05% -1.28% +3.45%

iSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for iSeries in West Yorkshire

iSeries
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing iSeries within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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
Leeds -3 3 £428 +0.59%
iSeries
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for iSeries.

1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing

iSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SuccessFactors
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) RPG Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) RPG
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) SAP