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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 392 369 342
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -27
Contract jobs citing AS400 17 55 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.61% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 34 20
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£356 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.94% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £329 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £550 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £394 £325
% change year-on-year
-23.80% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £11.50 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+243.47% -41.77%
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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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
City of London -7 1 - -
AS400
England

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (51.35%) RPG
1 38 (51.35%) iSeries
2 32 (43.24%) RPG IV
3 18 (24.32%) Banking
4 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
5 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
5 11 (14.86%) SQL
5 11 (14.86%) Finance
6 10 (13.51%) FTP
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle
7 8 (10.81%) MS Office
8 7 (9.46%) UNIX
9 6 (8.11%) Linux
9 6 (8.11%) COBOL
9 6 (8.11%) IBM
9 6 (8.11%) RPG/400
10 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
10 5 (6.76%) Windows
10 5 (6.76%) AIX
10 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
10 5 (6.76%) Migration
10 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (6.76%) Middleware
10 5 (6.76%) HP
11 4 (5.41%) VMware
11 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (5.41%) Java
11 4 (5.41%) DB2
11 4 (5.41%) EMC

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.05%) IIS
1 3 (4.05%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 3 (4.05%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Misys Midas
1 1 (1.35%) Bond Adapt
1 1 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 10 (13.51%) FTP
3 3 (4.05%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) IPv4
4 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (5.41%) DB2
2 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.70%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
1 2 (2.70%) Toad
2 1 (1.35%) JIRA
2 1 (1.35%) Selenium
2 1 (1.35%) Redmine
2 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.35%) JUnit
2 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.35%) Subversion
2 1 (1.35%) MSI
General
1 18 (24.32%) Banking
2 11 (14.86%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) International Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Czech Language
5 1 (1.35%) German Language
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Developer
2 27 (36.49%) AS400 Developer
3 21 (28.38%) Analyst
4 18 (24.32%) RPG Developer
5 10 (13.51%) Programmer
6 8 (10.81%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) RPG Programmer
7 6 (8.11%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) COBOL Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Help Desk Operator
8 5 (6.76%) AS400 Operator
9 3 (4.05%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) Support Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Support
10 2 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Operations Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Principal Consultant
10 2 (2.70%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) Middleware
2 3 (4.05%) Web Services
2 3 (4.05%) XML
3 2 (2.70%) HTML
3 2 (2.70%) JRockit
4 1 (1.35%) Java EE
4 1 (1.35%) JSON
4 1 (1.35%) REST
4 1 (1.35%) JPA
4 1 (1.35%) JavaBeans
4 1 (1.35%) CSS
4 1 (1.35%) JSP
4 1 (1.35%) SOAP
4 1 (1.35%) Struts
4 1 (1.35%) J2EE
4 1 (1.35%) Spring
4 1 (1.35%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 38 (51.35%) iSeries
2 2 (2.70%) Mainframe
2 2 (2.70%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.70%) SecurID
2 2 (2.70%) VAX
3 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.35%) CMDB
3 1 (1.35%) SWIFT
3 1 (1.35%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.35%) Clustering
3 1 (1.35%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.46%) UNIX
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) AIX
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.05%) SUSE
5 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 2 (2.70%) VMS
5 2 (2.70%) OS/400
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (6.76%) Test Scripting
1 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
1 5 (6.76%) Migration
1 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (4.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (4.05%) Data Migration
2 3 (4.05%) Use Case
2 3 (4.05%) Project Management
2 3 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (2.70%) Change Management
3 2 (2.70%) PDM
3 2 (2.70%) Data Analysis
3 2 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (2.70%) Release Management
3 2 (2.70%) Data Mapping
3 2 (2.70%) Information Assurance
3 2 (2.70%) Performance Engineering
3 2 (2.70%) Performance Testing
3 2 (2.70%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (51.35%) RPG
2 32 (43.24%) RPG IV
3 11 (14.86%) SQL
4 6 (8.11%) COBOL
4 6 (8.11%) RPG/400
5 4 (5.41%) Java
6 1 (1.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) ISEB
1 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
1 2 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.35%) PMP
2 1 (1.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.05%) vSphere
2 3 (4.05%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.35%) Squid
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) BladeLogic
2 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Tivoli NetView
2 2 (2.70%) Netcool
2 2 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (2.70%) Control-M
2 2 (2.70%) Legato
2 2 (2.70%) OpenView
2 2 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.70%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 11 (14.86%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.81%) Oracle
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.76%) HP
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
5 4 (5.41%) EMC
6 3 (4.05%) BMC
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) Dell
7 2 (2.70%) Mercator
7 2 (2.70%) Remedy
7 2 (2.70%) Veritas
7 2 (2.70%) JD Edwards
7 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
7 2 (2.70%) Wall Street Systems
8 1 (1.35%) Advent
8 1 (1.35%) Avaloq
8 1 (1.35%) Canoo
8 1 (1.35%) Temenos