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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
London / City of London
Rank 155 150 191
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +41
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.067% 0.094% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.25% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
Median daily rate £325 £275 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £288 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £17.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
- -56.96%

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
1052 1221 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.50% 38.19% 37.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 807 943 1501
Median daily rate £525 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £675 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 26 33
Median hourly rate £20.38 £17.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.85% -4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.92 £12.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.24 £24.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.29% +25.11%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 City of London region with a requirement for AS400.

1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) iSeries
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microgen
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) RPG
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microgen
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