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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM AS/400
Rank 46 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Contract jobs citing AS400 24 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 3.31% 0.83% 1.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.46% 3.76% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 5
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£250 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.48% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £288 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £398 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £12.50
% change year-on-year
+83.09% +42.00%
AS400
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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
166 133 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.93% 22.20% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 75 68
Average daily rate £325 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £419 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 9
Average hourly rate £22.15 £14.75 £55.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.16% -73.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.55 £10.57 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £21.80 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing AS400 across the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

AS400 Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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
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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 +11 22 £250 -35.48% 1
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 36 (92.31%) Finance
2 23 (58.97%) Banking
3 16 (41.03%) Project Management
4 15 (38.46%) MS Office
4 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 13 (33.33%) UML
6 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 12 (30.77%) ISEB
6 12 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
7 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
7 11 (28.21%) CCA
7 11 (28.21%) .NET
8 10 (25.64%) MS Project
9 8 (20.51%) TestDirector
9 8 (20.51%) OO
9 8 (20.51%) Degree
10 7 (17.95%) iSeries
10 7 (17.95%) SOA
10 7 (17.95%) J2EE
10 7 (17.95%) Content Management
11 6 (15.38%) Legal
11 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 5 (12.82%) UNIX
12 5 (12.82%) IBM
13 4 (10.26%) Informatica
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle Financials
13 4 (10.26%) Oracle
13 4 (10.26%) C#

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (38.46%) MS Office
2 12 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 12 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 10 (25.64%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle Financials
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) TestDirector
2 4 (10.26%) TestNG
2 4 (10.26%) Selenium
3 3 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.13%) JMeter
4 2 (5.13%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) TortoiseSVN
4 2 (5.13%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.56%) Maven
5 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 36 (92.31%) Finance
2 23 (58.97%) Banking
3 6 (15.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Tester
3 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.13%) AS400 Support
6 1 (2.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Compliance Analyst
6 1 (2.56%) Developer
6 1 (2.56%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.21%) .NET
2 7 (17.95%) J2EE
3 4 (10.26%) Web Services
3 4 (10.26%) XML
3 4 (10.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.56%) WCF
4 1 (2.56%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (2.56%) REST
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) iSeries
2 3 (7.69%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) UNIX
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) OS/400
3 1 (2.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Project Management
2 13 (33.33%) UML
3 11 (28.21%) Business Analysis
4 8 (20.51%) OO
5 7 (17.95%) SOA
5 7 (17.95%) Content Management
6 6 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (10.26%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (10.26%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.26%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 4 (10.26%) Business Development
7 4 (10.26%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (7.69%) Load Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 3 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.69%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) C#
1 4 (10.26%) Java
2 1 (2.56%) RPG
2 1 (2.56%) COBOL
2 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISEB
1 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 11 (28.21%) CCA
3 8 (20.51%) Degree
4 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (7.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) IBM
3 4 (10.26%) Informatica
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle