The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 63 45 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -17
Contract jobs citing AS400 8 12 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 1.43% 2.31% 4.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 10.08% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 13
Average daily rate £225 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £175 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £525 £425
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 £23.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-41.77% -
AS400
Wales

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

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
178 119 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 31.79% 22.88% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 87 56
Average daily rate £325 £367 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.38% -5.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £214 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.88 £14.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.12% +30.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

AS400
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 9 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
Cardiff -13 7 £300 -
AS400
Wales

AS400
Top 27 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 (72.73%) RPG
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
4 2 (18.18%) RPG/400
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Banking
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) IBM
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Java
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
5 1 (9.09%) PDA
5 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) AS400 Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) RPG Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) UAT Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
1 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
1 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) RPG
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) RPG IV
4 2 (18.18%) RPG/400
5 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) MCP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco
1 1 (9.09%) Dell
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Sun