The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 28 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.

IBM AS/400
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 83 93
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 10 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.14% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £288 £300
% change year-on-year +13.04% -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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 364 468 443
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 24.30% 28.68% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 324 241
Median daily rate £350 £325 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 27
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +48.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £20.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.22 £18.83
% change year-on-year -31.36% +44.56%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the East Midlands

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the East Midlands

AS400
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) RPG Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) RPG
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards