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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 29 39 33
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Contract jobs citing AS400 10 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.37% 3.66% 3.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.16% 15.73% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 9
Median daily rate £375 £185 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -47.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £185 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £200 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £200 £300
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
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
76 89 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 25.59% 23.24% 28.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 69 79
Median daily rate £375 £346 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £196 £176 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.63 £14.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +15.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (54.55%) RPG
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) ISEB
3 4 (36.36%) WinRunner
3 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
3 4 (36.36%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
3 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
4 3 (27.27%) Analytics
5 1 (9.09%) HTML
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) System Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
5 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Migration

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
1 4 (36.36%) HP UFT
1 4 (36.36%) Selenium
1 4 (36.36%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) RPG Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Lead
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
1 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
1 4 (36.36%) Workflow
2 3 (27.27%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) HP