The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 35 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.82% 0.70% 0.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.77% 2.38% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 2
Median daily rate £263 £200 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -38.46%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £250 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £23.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-24.73% -28.46%
AS400
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 84 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 21.63% 29.37% 28.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 47
Median daily rate £283 £363 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.06% +52.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £151 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £476
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 8
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -34.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.80 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.80 £37.50 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

AS400
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Kent region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
West Malling - 2 £263 -
AS400
South East

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Kent region with a requirement for AS400.

1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) iSeries
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Intranet
1 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) AS400 Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) RPG
2 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (25.00%) MCDST
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SAP
1 1 (25.00%) Sybase