The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 152 196 206
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +10
Contract jobs citing AS400 5 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.073% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.20% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £313 £338
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
AS400
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1293 2033 2394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.04% 37.18% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1050 1555 1781
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 37
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.35 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.80% -14.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £15.26 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £80.95 £41.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £18.88 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.87% -5.60%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the City of London region.

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 6 (75.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) DB2
3 4 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) RPG
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
6 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
6 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
6 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
6 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 1 (12.50%) VB
6 1 (12.50%) MS Office
6 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Operator
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Operator
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Implementation Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) RPG Developer
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Developer
3 1 (12.50%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Change Management
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (12.50%) Data Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) RPG
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft