The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 578 521 520
Rank change year-on-year
-57 -1
Contract jobs citing AS400 52 123 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.22% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.67% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 34 46
Median daily rate £300 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £195 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £278 £350 £295
% change year-on-year
-20.71% +18.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.50% -8.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £26.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+41.50% +12.76%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16229 18489 17890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 32.55% 33.35% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 10517 11632 11352
Median daily rate £433 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.76% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 577 795 747
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.63 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% +22.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.31 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.91 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +19.61%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AS400
Daily Rate Trend

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

AS400
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

AS400
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England -31 41 £315 -3.07% 13
London -3 18 £435 +33.84% 2
South Wales +3 8 £288 +40.24%
Wales -13 8 £288 +40.24%
South East +3 7 £300 -27.27% 4
Milton Keynes +17 6 £300 - 1
Buckinghamshire +17 6 £300 - 1
South West +16 6 £280 -20.00% 3
Bristol - 5 - - 1
City of London +2 4 £448 +123.75%
Cardiff +11 3 £275 +35.80%
North West +4 3 £296 -25.93%
West Midlands -24 3 £180 -28.71% 1
Yorkshire +12 2 - - 1
East Midlands -5 2 £300 +14.28%
Leicester - 2 £300 -
Merseyside - 2 £330 -
Leicestershire - 2 £300 -
Liverpool - 2 £330 -
Berkshire +11 1 - -
Rugby +2 1 £180 -
East of England +1 1 £150 -28.57% 2
Warwickshire -4 1 £180 -
Hertfordshire -6 1 £150 -
Coventry -11 1 - -
North East -36 1 - -
Tyne and Wear -38 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne -41 1 - -
Somerset - 1 £280 - 2
Taunton - 1 £280 -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 with a requirement for AS400.

1 68 (50.00%) RPG
2 45 (33.09%) iSeries
3 36 (26.47%) SQL
4 28 (20.59%) Finance
5 25 (18.38%) Migration
6 24 (17.65%) IBM
7 22 (16.18%) RPG IV
8 21 (15.44%) DB2
9 15 (11.03%) ITIL
10 14 (10.29%) Windows
10 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (9.56%) Project Management
11 13 (9.56%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (8.09%) JD Edwards
13 10 (7.35%) Oracle
13 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
13 10 (7.35%) SAP
14 9 (6.62%) .NET
14 9 (6.62%) ETL
14 9 (6.62%) OS/400
14 9 (6.62%) Mainframe
15 8 (5.88%) Unix
15 8 (5.88%) COBOL
15 8 (5.88%) Change Management
15 8 (5.88%) Data Centre
15 8 (5.88%) RPG/400
16 7 (5.15%) High Availability
16 7 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
16 7 (5.15%) JDE World
16 7 (5.15%) Windows Server

AS400
Top Related IT Skills 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 (3.68%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.47%) IBM Domino
2 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
2 2 (1.47%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.47%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.74%) CICS
3 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.74%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.74%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.74%) MS Office
2 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) JDE World
2 4 (2.94%) SAP APO
2 4 (2.94%) SAP FI
3 3 (2.21%) Misys Equation
4 2 (1.47%) BPCS
4 2 (1.47%) SAP ERP
4 2 (1.47%) SAP MDM
4 2 (1.47%) SAP MM
4 2 (1.47%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.74%) Maximo
5 1 (0.74%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.74%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) LAN
1 3 (2.21%) SAN
2 2 (1.47%) CTI
2 2 (1.47%) FTP
2 2 (1.47%) Network Security
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.74%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.74%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (15.44%) DB2
2 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.68%) IBM InfoSphere
4 4 (2.94%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.47%) DataStage
6 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.74%) DTS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (5.15%) JIRA
2 4 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.94%) HP UFT
2 4 (2.94%) LSMW
2 4 (2.94%) Selenium
2 4 (2.94%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.74%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.74%) PVCS
3 1 (0.74%) Synon
General
1 28 (20.59%) Finance
2 7 (5.15%) Banking
2 7 (5.15%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.21%) General Ledger
3 3 (2.21%) Retail
3 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.47%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.74%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (36.76%) Developer
2 38 (27.94%) AS400 Developer
3 35 (25.74%) Analyst
3 35 (25.74%) RPG Developer
4 14 (10.29%) AS400 Support
5 11 (8.09%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.35%) Consultant
6 10 (7.35%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (5.88%) Programmer
8 7 (5.15%) Administrator
8 7 (5.15%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.15%) Technical Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) AS400 Administrator
10 5 (3.68%) AS400 Operator
10 5 (3.68%) AS400 Programmer
10 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
10 5 (3.68%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 4 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
11 4 (2.94%) SAP Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.62%) .NET
2 6 (4.41%) EDI
3 5 (3.68%) Middleware
4 4 (2.94%) BAPI
4 4 (2.94%) Gherkin
5 3 (2.21%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.47%) HTML
6 2 (1.47%) HTML5
6 2 (1.47%) Web Services
6 2 (1.47%) WPF
6 2 (1.47%) XML
7 1 (0.74%) CSS
7 1 (0.74%) jQuery
7 1 (0.74%) ODBC
7 1 (0.74%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (33.09%) iSeries
2 9 (6.62%) Mainframe
3 8 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.94%) Data Conversion
5 4 (2.94%) Data Extraction
5 4 (2.94%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.94%) Tandem
5 4 (2.94%) User Experience
6 3 (2.21%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.47%) IVR
7 2 (1.47%) SWIFT
8 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.74%) EPoS
8 1 (0.74%) Replication
8 1 (0.74%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.29%) Windows
2 9 (6.62%) OS/400
3 8 (5.88%) Unix
4 7 (5.15%) Windows Server
5 6 (4.41%) AIX
5 6 (4.41%) Apple iOS
5 6 (4.41%) Linux
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.47%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.47%) zOS
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.38%) Migration
2 15 (11.03%) ITIL
3 14 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (9.56%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (9.56%) Project Management
5 9 (6.62%) ETL
6 8 (5.88%) Change Management
7 7 (5.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (5.15%) High Availability
7 7 (5.15%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (4.41%) ERP
8 6 (4.41%) Software Testing
8 6 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 5 (3.68%) Data Migration
9 5 (3.68%) E-Commerce
9 5 (3.68%) Feature Driven Development
10 4 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.94%) Data Architecture
10 4 (2.94%) Network Management
10 4 (2.94%) SAP Security
Programming Languages
1 68 (50.00%) RPG
2 36 (26.47%) SQL
3 22 (16.18%) RPG IV
4 8 (5.88%) COBOL
4 8 (5.88%) RPG/400
5 7 (5.15%) Java
6 5 (3.68%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.21%) C#
7 3 (2.21%) C++
7 3 (2.21%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.47%) C
8 2 (1.47%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.74%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.74%) JCL
9 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (4.41%) MCSE
1 6 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (3.68%) CCNA
2 5 (3.68%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.94%) CCNP
3 4 (2.94%) Degree
3 4 (2.94%) ISEB
3 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.94%) MCDBA
3 4 (2.94%) MCP
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.74%) MCDST
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.15%) QA
2 4 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.47%) GxP
5 1 (0.74%) GMP
5 1 (0.74%) MiFID
5 1 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.74%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.74%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) OpenView
2 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.47%) SCCM
2 2 (1.47%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.74%) Control-M
3 1 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.74%) SCOM
3 1 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (17.65%) IBM
2 11 (8.09%) JD Edwards
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle
3 10 (7.35%) SAP
4 7 (5.15%) HP
5 5 (3.68%) CommVault
6 3 (2.21%) Citrix
6 3 (2.21%) Microsoft
6 3 (2.21%) Misys
7 2 (1.47%) Cognos
7 2 (1.47%) Lotus
7 2 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.47%) VMware
8 1 (0.74%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.74%) arcserve
8 1 (0.74%) Cisco
8 1 (0.74%) Dell
8 1 (0.74%) SunGard
8 1 (0.74%) Symantec
8 1 (0.74%) TOWER Software
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