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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 156 161 201
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +40
Contract jobs citing AS400 4 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.088% 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.22% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £448 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+123.75% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £351 £295
% change year-on-year
-21.70% +19.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +12.76%
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
1337 1372 2154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 40.77% 40.07% 37.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1010 1054 1669
Median daily rate £505 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 38
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +30.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.70 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £30.85 £22.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

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 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 City of London region with a requirement for AS400.

1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RPG
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) DB2
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) Microgen
4 1 (20.00%) iSeries
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) RPG IV

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 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) RPG Developer
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (20.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) RPG
3 2 (40.00%) RPG/400
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microgen