The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cardiff region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 40 14 18
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +4
Contract jobs citing AS400 6 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.67% 9.04% 6.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.23% 37.50% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 7
Average daily rate £475 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £173 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £14.75 £30.75
% change year-on-year
+218.64% -52.03%
Miscellaneous Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
65 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 18.11% 24.10% 21.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 27 21
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £188 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
AS400
South Wales

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) MS Project
5 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (30.00%) Banking
5 6 (30.00%) Network Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) iSeries
6 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
7 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (15.00%) SLA
8 3 (15.00%) RPG
9 2 (10.00%) COBOL
9 2 (10.00%) UNIX
9 2 (10.00%) Windows
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) UML
9 2 (10.00%) OO
9 2 (10.00%) IBM
9 2 (10.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) ISEB
9 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
9 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
9 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
9 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (10.00%) Software Testing

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Office
2 8 (40.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) INSURE/90
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) TestDirector
1 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 16 (80.00%) Finance
2 6 (30.00%) Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) AS400 Support
3 3 (15.00%) Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (5.00%) RPG Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) UNIX
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
1 2 (10.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Project Management
2 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (30.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) UML
4 2 (10.00%) OO
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) RPG
2 2 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (5.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISEB
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) HP
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