The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM AS/400
Rank - - 113
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £264 £210 £311
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -32.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 - £32.50
AS400
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
770 646 661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.82% 27.22% 28.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 392 317
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £204 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 47 62
Median hourly rate £15.21 £19.50 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.02% -38.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing AS400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

AS400 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

AS400 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

AS400
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 6 (75.00%) iSeries
2 5 (62.50%) RPG/400
2 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
2 5 (62.50%) INSURE/90
2 5 (62.50%) RPG
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Java
4 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
5 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
5 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) Data Centre

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (25.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) INSURE/90
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
1 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Analyst Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Developer
3 4 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
3 4 (50.00%) RPG Developer
4 2 (25.00%) AS400 Support
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) iSeries
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) RPG
1 5 (62.50%) RPG IV
1 5 (62.50%) RPG/400
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) IBM
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy