The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 January 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
UK / England
Rank 532 493 510
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +17
Contract jobs citing AS400 36 97 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.087% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.64% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 23 28
Median daily rate £300 £320 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £202 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £385 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -12.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.37%

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13520 15081 14475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.55% 32.93% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8687 9684 9164
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 495 640 608
Median hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-13.95% +22.85%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in England

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in England

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in England

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 16 £350 +21.73% 3
London -20 6 £450 +24.13%
West Midlands -4 4 - - 4
South West +8 3 £285 -21.37%
North West - 3 £300 - 2
Yorkshire +17 2 £300 - 1
East Midlands -10 2 £300 -
North East -13 2 £275 -14.72%
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 53 (52.48%) RPG
2 39 (38.61%) iSeries
3 35 (34.65%) SQL
4 28 (27.72%) Finance
4 28 (27.72%) DB2
5 25 (24.75%) RPG IV
5 25 (24.75%) IBM
6 16 (15.84%) Windows
7 13 (12.87%) Migration
8 10 (9.90%) VMware
8 10 (9.90%) Linux
8 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
8 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.91%) HP
9 9 (8.91%) Citrix
9 9 (8.91%) Tivoli
10 8 (7.92%) Hitachi
10 8 (7.92%) Thin Client
10 8 (7.92%) Wyse
10 8 (7.92%) OS/400
10 8 (7.92%) XenApp
10 8 (7.92%) XenDesktop
10 8 (7.92%) Fat Client
10 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (6.93%) High Availability
11 7 (6.93%) Banking
11 7 (6.93%) EDI
11 7 (6.93%) ITIL
11 7 (6.93%) JD Edwards

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 5 (4.95%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.98%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.98%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.99%) CICS
3 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.99%) IIS
3 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.99%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) JDE World
2 3 (2.97%) Misys Equation
3 2 (1.98%) BPCS
3 2 (1.98%) SAP APO
3 2 (1.98%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.99%) Maximo
4 1 (0.99%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.99%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MDM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP MM
4 1 (0.99%) SAP PP
4 1 (0.99%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.99%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) FTP
1 2 (1.98%) Network Security
1 2 (1.98%) SAN
2 1 (0.99%) CTI
2 1 (0.99%) LAN
2 1 (0.99%) LDAP
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.72%) DB2
2 5 (4.95%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.98%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) DTS
4 1 (0.99%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) LSMW
2 1 (0.99%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.99%) PVCS
2 1 (0.99%) Synon
General
1 28 (27.72%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Banking
3 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.99%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.99%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (37.62%) Developer
2 30 (29.70%) Analyst
3 26 (25.74%) AS400 Developer
4 22 (21.78%) RPG Developer
5 11 (10.89%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.90%) AS400 Support
6 10 (9.90%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Consultant
8 6 (5.94%) Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) AS400 Operator
10 4 (3.96%) Analyst Developer
10 4 (3.96%) AS400 Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) Developer Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Programmer
10 4 (3.96%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.97%) E-Commerce Manager
11 3 (2.97%) RPG Analyst Programmer
11 3 (2.97%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) EDI
2 4 (3.96%) .NET
3 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.97%) XML
4 2 (1.98%) BAPI
4 2 (1.98%) HTML
4 2 (1.98%) HTML5
4 2 (1.98%) Middleware
4 2 (1.98%) WPF
5 1 (0.99%) CSS
5 1 (0.99%) jQuery
5 1 (0.99%) Sass
5 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (38.61%) iSeries
2 8 (7.92%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.92%) Thin Client
3 6 (5.94%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.97%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.98%) Data Conversion
5 2 (1.98%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) FMCG
6 1 (0.99%) IVR
6 1 (0.99%) Tandem
6 1 (0.99%) User Experience
6 1 (0.99%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.84%) Windows
2 10 (9.90%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (7.92%) OS/400
4 6 (5.94%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.98%) AIX
5 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.98%) Unix
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.99%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) Migration
2 9 (8.91%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (7.92%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (6.93%) High Availability
4 7 (6.93%) ITIL
5 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.94%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.95%) Feature Driven Development
6 5 (4.95%) Project Management
6 5 (4.95%) Scrum
7 3 (2.97%) Business Analysis
7 3 (2.97%) Change Management
7 3 (2.97%) Data Architecture
7 3 (2.97%) Data Migration
7 3 (2.97%) ETL
7 3 (2.97%) Logistics
7 3 (2.97%) Unit Testing
8 2 (1.98%) Data Analysis
8 2 (1.98%) ERP
8 2 (1.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) RPG
2 35 (34.65%) SQL
3 25 (24.75%) RPG IV
4 6 (5.94%) C#
5 5 (4.95%) RPG/400
6 4 (3.96%) COBOL
7 3 (2.97%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.98%) Java
8 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.99%) C
9 1 (0.99%) JCL
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.98%) CCNA
1 2 (1.98%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.98%) MCSE
1 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.99%) CCNP
2 1 (0.99%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) MCDBA
2 1 (0.99%) MCP
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.98%) Data Quality
1 2 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) GMP
2 1 (0.99%) GxP
2 1 (0.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (9.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.92%) XenApp
2 8 (7.92%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.99%) IAG
3 1 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.91%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.99%) Control-M
3 1 (0.99%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.99%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.99%) SCCM
3 1 (0.99%) SCOM
3 1 (0.99%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (24.75%) IBM
2 10 (9.90%) VMware
3 9 (8.91%) Citrix
3 9 (8.91%) HP
4 8 (7.92%) Hitachi
4 8 (7.92%) Wyse
5 7 (6.93%) JD Edwards
6 4 (3.96%) SAP
7 3 (2.97%) CA
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.97%) Misys
7 3 (2.97%) Oracle
8 2 (1.98%) CommVault
8 2 (1.98%) Lotus
9 1 (0.99%) Ab Initio
9 1 (0.99%) Canon
9 1 (0.99%) Dell
9 1 (0.99%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.99%) Microgen
9 1 (0.99%) Veeam