The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
South West / Bristol
Rank 65 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing AS400 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.13% 0.24% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £363 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £323 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.97% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.37%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
216 281 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 28.53% 34.35% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 227 138
Median daily rate £378 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 1
Median hourly rate £18.50 £31.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.32% -11.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

AS400
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for AS400.

1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (20.00%) VSAM
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
2 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (20.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (80.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ab Initio
1 1 (20.00%) IBM