The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 70 66 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -9
Contract jobs citing AS400 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.16% 1.28% 1.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 4.61% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 10 7
Average daily rate £313 £185 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.91% -53.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.25 £16.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
+65.15% -64.89%
AS400
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
161 217 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 25.04% 27.75% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 132 73
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £495 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.18 £21.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.74% -13.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.63 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.85 £34.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

AS400
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
South Wales -13 1 £313 +68.91% 1
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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 10 (76.92%) RPG
2 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
5 1 (7.69%) RPG/400
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) PDA
5 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Server+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) SLA
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Sun
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) AS400 Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
1 10 (76.92%) RPG Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Lead
3 1 (7.69%) UAT Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
1 1 (7.69%) PDA
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) RPG
2 6 (46.15%) RPG IV
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCP
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco
1 1 (7.69%) Dell
1 1 (7.69%) HP
1 1 (7.69%) IBM
1 1 (7.69%) Sun
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