The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 56 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.46% 0.78% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.65% 2.92% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 171 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 27.87% 26.59% 25.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 107 78
Median daily rate £425 £365 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +10.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £153 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -27.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.17 £11.83 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £40.25 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing AS400 across the Birmingham region.

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Birmingham region.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

AS400
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for AS400.

1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
1 3 (60.00%) CA
1 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Domino
3 1 (20.00%) iSeries

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (40.00%) IBM Domino
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) AS400 Support
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus Notes Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) RPG
1 3 (60.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Lotus