The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 412 404 396
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -8
Contract jobs citing AS400 29 31 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.13% 0.13% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.35% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 11
Median daily rate £435 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £200 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Median hourly rate - £32.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +113.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -30.76%
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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in London

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in London

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the London region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in London

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in London

AS400
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +11 3 £448 +19.33% 1
Docklands, London - 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for AS400.

1 41 (60.29%) RPG
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 21 (30.88%) Finance
4 19 (27.94%) iSeries
5 13 (19.12%) COBOL
5 13 (19.12%) DB2
6 12 (17.65%) Project Management
7 11 (16.18%) QA
8 9 (13.24%) Banking
9 8 (11.76%) IBM
9 8 (11.76%) Java
9 8 (11.76%) .NET
9 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle
11 6 (8.82%) AIX
11 6 (8.82%) Unix
11 6 (8.82%) EDI
11 6 (8.82%) JD Edwards
11 6 (8.82%) Migration
11 6 (8.82%) RPG IV
12 5 (7.35%) IBM InfoSphere
12 5 (7.35%) Feature Driven Development
12 5 (7.35%) RPG/400
12 5 (7.35%) JDE World
12 5 (7.35%) ETL
12 5 (7.35%) MQSeries
12 5 (7.35%) Linux
13 4 (5.88%) C++
13 4 (5.88%) ITIL
13 4 (5.88%) Shell Script

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in 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 5 (7.35%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.94%) Tuxedo
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) JDE World
2 3 (4.41%) Misys Midas
3 1 (1.47%) BPCS
3 1 (1.47%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.94%) CTI
3 1 (1.47%) FTP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Intranet
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) Network Security
3 1 (1.47%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.12%) DB2
2 5 (7.35%) IBM InfoSphere
3 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.94%) DataStage
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) PVCS
General
1 21 (30.88%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) General Ledger
4 2 (2.94%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Electronics
5 1 (1.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (36.76%) Developer
2 23 (33.82%) AS400 Developer
3 21 (30.88%) RPG Developer
4 13 (19.12%) Analyst
5 10 (14.71%) Programmer
6 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
7 8 (11.76%) COBOL Programmer
8 6 (8.82%) AS400 Programmer
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) AS400 Operator
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
10 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
10 4 (5.88%) Payments Business Analyst
10 4 (5.88%) SQL Programmer
11 3 (4.41%) Architect
11 3 (4.41%) Computer Operator
12 2 (2.94%) Consultant
12 2 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
2 6 (8.82%) EDI
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) Middleware
4 1 (1.47%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) iSeries
2 2 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (2.94%) IVR
2 2 (2.94%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.94%) Replication
2 2 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.47%) FMCG
3 1 (1.47%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.82%) AIX
1 6 (8.82%) Unix
2 5 (7.35%) Linux
3 3 (4.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.94%) zOS
5 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.47%) OS/400
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Project Management
2 8 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 6 (8.82%) Migration
4 5 (7.35%) ETL
4 5 (7.35%) Feature Driven Development
5 4 (5.88%) Data Migration
5 4 (5.88%) ITIL
6 3 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (4.41%) Data Architecture
6 3 (4.41%) Data Management
6 3 (4.41%) SOA
6 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.94%) Change Data Capture
7 2 (2.94%) Coaching
7 2 (2.94%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Release Management
7 2 (2.94%) SDLC
7 2 (2.94%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (60.29%) RPG
2 32 (47.06%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) COBOL
4 8 (11.76%) Java
5 6 (8.82%) RPG IV
6 5 (7.35%) RPG/400
7 4 (5.88%) C++
7 4 (5.88%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.47%) IBM Certification
1 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (1.47%) MCDST
1 1 (1.47%) MCSE
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 2 (2.94%) SEPA
3 1 (1.47%) GMP
3 1 (1.47%) GxP
3 1 (1.47%) MiFID
3 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Firmware
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.47%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (11.76%) IBM
2 7 (10.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.82%) JD Edwards
4 2 (2.94%) Cognos
4 2 (2.94%) Fundtech
4 2 (2.94%) HP
4 2 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.94%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) Microgen
5 1 (1.47%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.47%) SAP
5 1 (1.47%) SunGard
5 1 (1.47%) Sybase
5 1 (1.47%) VMware