The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 35 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -8
Contract jobs citing AS400 12 14 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.42% 3.44% 0.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.79% 12.07% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 2
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£185 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.74%
AS400
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
76 116 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.65% 28.50% 31.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 41
Average daily rate £343 £375 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.66% +17.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £85 £192 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.38 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the Cardiff region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AS400.

1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
3 10 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
5 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
5 8 (40.00%) Retail
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) iSeries
7 4 (20.00%) Teradata
7 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
7 4 (20.00%) Degree
7 4 (20.00%) SDLC
7 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (20.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
7 4 (20.00%) UML
7 4 (20.00%) OO
7 4 (20.00%) OS/400
7 4 (20.00%) SLA
7 4 (20.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) COBOL
7 4 (20.00%) RPG
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (20.00%) DB2
7 4 (20.00%) MS Project
7 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
8 2 (10.00%) Windows
8 2 (10.00%) AIX

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing AS400 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited AS400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Project
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) TestDirector
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 12 (60.00%) Banking
3 8 (40.00%) Retail
3 8 (40.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Tester
2 7 (35.00%) Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
3 6 (30.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) AS400 Support
6 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
6 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
1 4 (20.00%) OS/400
2 2 (10.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) UML
1 4 (20.00%) OO
1 4 (20.00%) Project Management
1 4 (20.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Management
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) COBOL
1 4 (20.00%) RPG
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (45.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Teradata
3 1 (5.00%) HP