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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 198 199 209
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing AS400 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.092% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 9
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£463 £413 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -13.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +140.74%
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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
2147 2183 2658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.29% 37.38% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1714 1622 2002
Average daily rate £475 £475 £475
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 62
Average hourly rate £21.25 £20.44 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.97% -7.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.65 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £58.25 £29.75 £54.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%

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
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 2 July 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) RPG
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Charles River
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) iSeries
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
3 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) WAN
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) VLAN
1 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Test Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Data Manager
2 1 (11.11%) RPG Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Manager
2 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Backup Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
1 2 (22.22%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
2 1 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) iSeries
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) VMS
2 1 (11.11%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
1 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
1 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (22.22%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
2 1 (11.11%) Software Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
2 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) RPG
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) COBOL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli
1 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Charles River
2 1 (11.11%) PeopleSoft