The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 79 78 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Contract jobs citing AS400 15 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.64% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.30% 2.33% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 1
Average daily rate £275 £350 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-36.70% -
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 386 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.60% 27.40% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 210 194
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 35
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.98 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 7 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -9 2 £275 -
Northamptonshire +10 1 £375 +7.14% 1
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (44.44%) RPG
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 7 (38.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (38.89%) RPG IV
3 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Control-M
4 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (22.22%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) iSeries
6 3 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM
7 2 (11.11%) SAP XI
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
7 2 (11.11%) Unica
7 2 (11.11%) COBOL
7 2 (11.11%) CRM
7 2 (11.11%) DTS
7 2 (11.11%) SAP
7 2 (11.11%) Finance
7 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (11.11%) Informatica
8 1 (5.56%) Intranet

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 6 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) SAP CRM
1 2 (11.11%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) DB2
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (11.11%) DTS
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) AS400 Developer
3 5 (27.78%) RPG Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Analyst Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) AS400 Programmer
4 4 (22.22%) Programmer
5 3 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst
6 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
6 2 (11.11%) AS400 Support
7 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
7 1 (5.56%) COBOL Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (5.56%) COBOL Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) DB2 Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (5.56%) RPG Analyst Programmer
7 1 (5.56%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SAP XI
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.56%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.56%) LINQ
2 1 (5.56%) WCF
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) IBM Mainframe
1 7 (38.89%) Mainframe
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Migration
2 2 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) RPG
2 7 (38.89%) RPG IV
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) COBOL
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) IBM
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (11.11%) Informatica
3 2 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft