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 1 March 2017 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
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
UK
Rank 535 522 554
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing AS400 56 111 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 39
Median daily rate £343 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £210 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £418 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £300 £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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
14070 15973 15774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.40% 30.71% 30.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 9078 10317 9646
Median daily rate £445 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £620 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 535 578 640
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.06 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.32% +19.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.66 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-27.08% +33.33%

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 1 March 2017.

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 1 March 2017. 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 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 -14 53 £343 +6.20% 5
South East -3 19 £394 +27.01%
London -23 11 £400 +6.66% 4
South West +9 8 £285 -21.37% 1
Surrey +5 8 £400 +39.13%
Dorking - 6 - -
Somerset - 6 £285 -
Kent +13 5 £468 +122.61%
Crawley +9 4 £370 +15.62%
West Midlands +3 4 - -
West Sussex -9 4 £370 +15.62%
Cambridgeshire +11 3 £270 +28.57%
Birmingham -6 3 - -
East of England -9 3 £270 +28.57%
North East - 3 £275 -
North West - 3 £300 -
Manchester - 3 £300 -
Cardiff +24 2 - -
Yorkshire +22 2 £300 -
South Wales +18 2 - -
Berkshire +17 2 £300 -29.41%
Wales +9 2 - -
Peterborough +3 2 £270 +28.57%
Taunton - 2 £285 -
West Yorkshire +11 1 £300 -
Bristol +3 1 - -
Leeds +2 1 £300 -
City of London -6 1 £325 +8.33% 1
West End of London - 1 £400 -
Reading - 1 £300 -

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 54 (49.09%) RPG
2 38 (34.55%) iSeries
3 35 (31.82%) SQL
4 31 (28.18%) RPG IV
5 28 (25.45%) Finance
5 28 (25.45%) DB2
6 21 (19.09%) Windows
7 20 (18.18%) IBM
8 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (10.91%) Linux
10 11 (10.00%) HP
11 10 (9.09%) Citrix
11 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
11 10 (9.09%) VMware
11 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (8.18%) Banking
12 9 (8.18%) Tivoli
12 9 (8.18%) ITIL
12 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
13 8 (7.27%) Hitachi
13 8 (7.27%) Change Management
13 8 (7.27%) Wyse
13 8 (7.27%) Thin Client
13 8 (7.27%) XenApp
13 8 (7.27%) XenDesktop
13 8 (7.27%) Fat Client
14 7 (6.36%) RPG/400
14 7 (6.36%) Migration
14 7 (6.36%) .NET
14 7 (6.36%) Oracle

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 7 (6.36%) MQSeries
2 3 (2.73%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.82%) IBM Domino
3 2 (1.82%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.91%) CICS
4 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.91%) IIS
4 1 (0.91%) JBoss
4 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
1 1 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (0.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.73%) Misys Equation
2 1 (0.91%) JDE World
2 1 (0.91%) Maximo
2 1 (0.91%) Misys Midas
2 1 (0.91%) Movex
2 1 (0.91%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.73%) SAN
2 2 (1.82%) FTP
2 2 (1.82%) LAN
2 2 (1.82%) WAN
3 1 (0.91%) Firewall
3 1 (0.91%) Internet
3 1 (0.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.91%) LDAP
3 1 (0.91%) Network Security
3 1 (0.91%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (25.45%) DB2
2 9 (8.18%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.91%) DTS
4 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (4.55%) JIRA
2 1 (0.91%) ChangeMan
2 1 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (25.45%) Finance
2 9 (8.18%) Banking
3 4 (3.64%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.73%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.82%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.91%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (39.09%) Developer
2 30 (27.27%) AS400 Developer
3 29 (26.36%) Analyst
4 25 (22.73%) RPG Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.18%) Systems Analyst
6 7 (6.36%) Programmer
7 6 (5.45%) AS400 Operator
7 6 (5.45%) RPG Programmer
8 5 (4.55%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.55%) AS400 Support
8 5 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.55%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 5 (4.55%) SQL Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Consultant
9 4 (3.64%) Development Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (3.64%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.36%) .NET
2 3 (2.73%) EDI
3 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.82%) Middleware
3 2 (1.82%) XML
4 1 (0.91%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.91%) CSS
4 1 (0.91%) Entity Framework
4 1 (0.91%) HTML
4 1 (0.91%) HTML5
4 1 (0.91%) Java EE
4 1 (0.91%) jQuery
4 1 (0.91%) Sass
4 1 (0.91%) Web Services
4 1 (0.91%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.91%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 38 (34.55%) iSeries
2 8 (7.27%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.27%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.55%) SWIFT
4 4 (3.64%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.91%) EPoS
7 1 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (0.91%) iPad
7 1 (0.91%) Tandem
7 1 (0.91%) User Experience
7 1 (0.91%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.09%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Linux
3 10 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.73%) OS/400
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) Unix
7 1 (0.91%) AIX
7 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (8.18%) ITIL
3 8 (7.27%) Change Management
4 7 (6.36%) Migration
5 6 (5.45%) E-Commerce
6 5 (4.55%) Scrum
7 4 (3.64%) Line Management
7 4 (3.64%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.73%) Business Analysis
8 3 (2.73%) Data Analysis
8 3 (2.73%) Project Management
8 3 (2.73%) SDLC
8 3 (2.73%) System Testing
8 3 (2.73%) Unit Testing
9 2 (1.82%) High Availability
9 2 (1.82%) Kanban
9 2 (1.82%) Release Management
9 2 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (1.82%) Software Testing
9 2 (1.82%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (49.09%) RPG
2 35 (31.82%) SQL
3 31 (28.18%) RPG IV
4 7 (6.36%) RPG/400
5 6 (5.45%) C#
6 3 (2.73%) COBOL
6 3 (2.73%) Java
7 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.91%) C
8 1 (0.91%) JCL
8 1 (0.91%) VB
8 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.82%) CCNA
1 2 (1.82%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (1.82%) MCSE
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.91%) CCNP
2 1 (0.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.91%) ISEB
2 1 (0.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.91%) MCDBA
2 1 (0.91%) MCP
2 1 (0.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.64%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.91%) GDPR
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.27%) XenApp
2 8 (7.27%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.91%) IAG
3 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.91%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.91%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) Tivoli
2 2 (1.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) Control-M
2 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.91%) Core Impact
3 1 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.91%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (18.18%) IBM
2 11 (10.00%) HP
3 10 (9.09%) Citrix
3 10 (9.09%) VMware
4 8 (7.27%) Hitachi
4 8 (7.27%) Wyse
5 7 (6.36%) Oracle
6 6 (5.45%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.64%) CA
8 3 (2.73%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.73%) Misys
9 2 (1.82%) Cisco
9 2 (1.82%) Lotus
9 2 (1.82%) SAP
10 1 (0.91%) arcserve
10 1 (0.91%) Dell
10 1 (0.91%) EMC
10 1 (0.91%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.91%) Remedy
10 1 (0.91%) Symantec
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