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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 27 18 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Contract jobs citing AS400 18 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.42% 7.94% 2.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.00% 33.33% 8.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 4
Average daily rate
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£250 £375 £331
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +13.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £268 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £400 £364
UK excluding London average daily rate £298 £388 £300
% change year-on-year
-23.22% +29.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £11.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+243.47% -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
100 60 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 30.12% 23.81% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 32 45
Average daily rate £315 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £433 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 5
Average hourly rate £14.88 £10.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.75% -34.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £9.73 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.33 £19.10 £16.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

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 24 December 2014.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) Project Management
3 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
4 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (36.36%) HP
4 8 (36.36%) ISEB
4 8 (36.36%) MS Office
4 8 (36.36%) Windows
4 8 (36.36%) Workflow
4 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
5 7 (31.82%) Service Management
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 5 (22.73%) MCP
7 5 (22.73%) UML
7 5 (22.73%) OO
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
7 5 (22.73%) Analytics
7 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 4 (18.18%) MS Project
8 4 (18.18%) .NET
8 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 3 (13.64%) Content Management
9 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) J2EE

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (18.18%) MS Project
4 3 (13.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) TestNG
3 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (18.18%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (13.64%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) iSeries
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) OS/400
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Workflow
2 8 (36.36%) Incident Management
3 7 (31.82%) Service Management
3 7 (31.82%) ITIL
4 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) OO
5 5 (22.73%) Analytics
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Content Management
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Scrum
8 2 (9.09%) Business Development
8 2 (9.09%) IT Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C#
1 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (13.64%) CCA
4 2 (9.09%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) VCP5
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) IBM
3 8 (36.36%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle