The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 April 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
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 80
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh - - 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £275 £300
% change year-on-year +30.90% -8.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +65.15%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 308 499 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 30.62% 32.57% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 268 201
Median daily rate £375 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +17.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 9
Median hourly rate £43.39 £39.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.25% +5.40%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.25 £19.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £39.40 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Edinburgh