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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 199 209 216
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 13 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.18% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.47% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 1
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£425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £301 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.88% -7.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £13.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £20.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +66.66%
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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
2072 2762 2679
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.63% 37.99% 37.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1565 2082 1977
Average daily rate £466 £475 £498
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £351 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 66
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £32.75 £41.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -14.28%

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 24 October 2014, 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 8 (66.67%) RPG
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (33.33%) International Banking
6 3 (25.00%) iSeries
6 3 (25.00%) DB2
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) MS Office
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 2 (16.67%) Change Management
7 2 (16.67%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
7 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
7 2 (16.67%) Release Management
7 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) System Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Advent
8 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
8 1 (8.33%) Avaloq
8 1 (8.33%) JPA
8 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (8.33%) Derivative
8 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (8.33%) Subversion
8 1 (8.33%) Information Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Redmine
General
1 5 (41.67%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) International Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) RPG Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Support
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) RPG Developer
4 1 (8.33%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
1 1 (8.33%) Struts
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) JavaBeans
1 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
1 1 (8.33%) Spring
1 1 (8.33%) Java EE
1 1 (8.33%) JSON
1 1 (8.33%) JPA
1 1 (8.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) iSeries
2 1 (8.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) TDD
2 1 (8.33%) Information Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Fund Management
2 1 (8.33%) OO
2 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (8.33%) System Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (8.33%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) RPG
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) RPG IV
4 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Temenos
2 1 (8.33%) Advent
2 1 (8.33%) Avaloq
2 1 (8.33%) Canoo
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