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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 49 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -17
Contract jobs citing AS400 7 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.65% 3.22% 5.76%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.52% 13.33% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 10
Average daily rate £300 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £170 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £525 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.77% -
AS400
South Wales

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
155 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 36.56% 24.12% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 59 37
Average daily rate £325 £325 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 3
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +36.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -

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 10 February 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

AS400
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) RPG
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) RPG Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) UAT Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
1 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) RPG
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (12.50%) Java