The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 41 58 32
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26  
Contract jobs citing AS400 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.30% 0.23% 2.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.79% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Median daily rate - £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.76%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +8.69% -4.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

AS400 is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 103 126 65
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 30.75% 29.58% 25.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 94 51
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +1.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £156 £216 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £465 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +4.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.30 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.50 £27.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing AS400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in Cardiff

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AS400 in Cardiff.

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Cardiff

AS400
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for AS400.

1 2 (50.00%) RPG
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (25.00%) iPad

AS400
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Programmer
1 1 (25.00%) RPG Developer
1 1 (25.00%) RPG Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) RPG
1 2 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (50.00%) RPG/400
1 2 (50.00%) SQL