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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM AS/400
Rank 124 108 99
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing AS400 1 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.21% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.81% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.47% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-49.23% +140.74%
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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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
664 619 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.87% 26.54% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 286 185
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 54 47
Average hourly rate £22.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.30% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £14.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

AS400
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing AS400 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Project Director
1 1 (33.33%) Software Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft