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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank 60 71 64
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 1.39% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 6.19% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 12 8
Median daily rate £400 £200 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -29.20%
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £240 £325
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -26.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -30.76%
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
186 194 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 29.76% 22.48% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 147 115
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £200 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 5
Median hourly rate £18.75 £12.40 £20.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.20% -40.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.95 £29.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.88 £17.88
% change year-on-year
+15.20% +5.62%

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 26 September 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
South Wales +22 2 £400 +116.21%
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for AS400.

1 8 (66.67%) RPG
2 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
2 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 4 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) iPad
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
4 2 (16.67%) RPG IV

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:

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 4 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
1 4 (33.33%) WinRunner
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) RPG Developer
2 6 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Project Management
1 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Workflow
2 3 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) RPG
2 2 (16.67%) RPG IV
2 2 (16.67%) RPG/400
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) HP