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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
UK / Wales
Rank 61 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 13 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.33% 2.18% 2.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 7.43% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 13
Median daily rate £300 £215 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.53% -28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £25.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -30.37%

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
169 175 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 27.70% 29.36% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 128 105
Median daily rate £325 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £214 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 9
Median hourly rate £18.00 £25.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.00% +69.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.70 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £25.00 £25.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
South Wales +9 2 £300 +39.53%
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for AS400.

1 7 (87.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) JIRA
2 5 (62.50%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) RPG/400
3 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) iPad
4 1 (12.50%) DB2
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Finance
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) RPG Developer
2 5 (62.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) RPG
2 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (25.00%) RPG/400
2 2 (25.00%) SQL