Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 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
UK > England
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 752 731 643
Rank change year-on-year -21 -88 +52
Contract jobs citing AS400 99 99 208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 42 65
England median daily rate £400 £328 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.14% +0.77% -7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £188 £200
90th Percentile £538 £476 £489
UK median daily rate £400 £300 £325
% change year-on-year +33.33% -7.69% +4.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 13
England median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.33% +29.31% -
10th Percentile £12.05 £36.25 £13.05
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.38 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year -61.33% +41.51% -8.62%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 30,832 28,976 32,692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.55% 32.86% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,852 19,048 21,400
England median daily rate £463 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £631 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 896 1,025 1,229
England median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.68 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.75 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in England

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in England

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in England

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AS400 in England

AS400
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the England region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 50 £413 -4.07% 4
Midlands +21 18 £343 +14.17% 8
West Midlands +21 17 £310 +72.22% 5
East of England -12 11 - - 4
South East -27 10 £300 -18.37% 2
North of England +23 9 £488 +69.57% 8
Yorkshire -2 7 £488 +62.50% 3
North West +12 1 - - 5
South West +6 1 - - 1
East Midlands -2 1 £400 +33.33% 3
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 35 (35.35%) SQL
2 33 (33.33%) iSeries
3 29 (29.29%) RPG
4 26 (26.26%) Banking
5 23 (23.23%) Finance
6 22 (22.22%) Retail
7 19 (19.19%) Windows
8 15 (15.15%) IBM
9 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
9 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
9 14 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (13.13%) SAP
11 12 (12.12%) ERP
11 12 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
12 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.10%) Scrum
12 10 (10.10%) Mainframe
12 10 (10.10%) JDA
12 10 (10.10%) SLA
12 10 (10.10%) Infor
13 9 (9.09%) RedPrairie
13 9 (9.09%) WebSphere
13 9 (9.09%) Migration
14 8 (8.08%) Regression Testing
14 8 (8.08%) Investment Banking
14 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
15 7 (7.07%) Linux
15 7 (7.07%) DB2
15 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
15 7 (7.07%) Incident Management

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (9.09%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.05%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.01%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.05%) JDE World
2 4 (4.04%) Misys Midas
3 3 (3.03%) SAP APO
3 3 (3.03%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.03%) SAP MM
4 1 (1.01%) BPCS
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.01%) Infor M3
4 1 (1.01%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (1.01%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.14%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.06%) FTP
3 5 (5.05%) Firewall
3 5 (5.05%) VoIP
4 2 (2.02%) Extranet
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) DB2
2 5 (5.05%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
3 3 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.01%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (5.05%) JIRA
2 2 (2.02%) LSMW
General
1 26 (26.26%) Banking
2 23 (23.23%) Finance
3 22 (22.22%) Retail
4 8 (8.08%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.04%) French Language
5 4 (4.04%) German Language
6 3 (3.03%) General Ledger
6 3 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Automotive
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (38.38%) Analyst
2 22 (22.22%) Developer
3 14 (14.14%) Architect
4 13 (13.13%) Solutions Architect
5 11 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 10 (10.10%) AS400 Developer
7 8 (8.08%) Business Analyst
7 8 (8.08%) Consultant
8 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) AS400 Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) JDE Developer
9 5 (5.05%) Mainframe Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Mainframe Test Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) RPG Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Administrator
10 4 (4.04%) Data Analyst
10 4 (4.04%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.04%) EDI
1 4 (4.04%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) Middleware
2 2 (2.02%) ODBC
2 2 (2.02%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (33.33%) iSeries
2 10 (10.10%) Mainframe
3 7 (7.07%) Derivative
4 4 (4.04%) Client/Server
4 4 (4.04%) Fixed Income
4 4 (4.04%) SWIFT
4 4 (4.04%) Virtual Team
5 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.03%) CMDB
5 3 (3.03%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.02%) Tandem
7 1 (1.01%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.19%) Windows
2 7 (7.07%) Linux
3 4 (4.04%) Unix
4 3 (3.03%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.01%) OS/400
5 1 (1.01%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.01%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (12.12%) ERP
2 12 (12.12%) System Integration Testing
3 10 (10.10%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.10%) Scrum
4 9 (9.09%) Migration
5 8 (8.08%) Regression Testing
6 7 (7.07%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.05%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.04%) Business Analysis
8 4 (4.04%) Investment Management
8 4 (4.04%) Project Governance
8 4 (4.04%) SDLC
8 4 (4.04%) Use Case
9 3 (3.03%) Analytics
9 3 (3.03%) CRM
9 3 (3.03%) Microservices
9 3 (3.03%) Service Management
9 3 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.35%) SQL
2 29 (29.29%) RPG
3 5 (5.05%) Bash Shell
3 5 (5.05%) RPG IV
3 5 (5.05%) Shell Script
4 4 (4.04%) Java
5 3 (3.03%) RPG III
5 3 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.02%) R
6 2 (2.02%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.02%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.04%) QA
3 3 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 3 (3.03%) GxP
3 3 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.01%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.01%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (1.01%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (15.15%) IBM
2 13 (13.13%) SAP
3 10 (10.10%) Infor
3 10 (10.10%) JDA
4 9 (9.09%) RedPrairie
5 8 (8.08%) Microsoft
6 6 (6.06%) JD Edwards
7 4 (4.04%) Charles River
8 3 (3.03%) HP
8 3 (3.03%) Remedy
9 2 (2.02%) Kronos
9 2 (2.02%) Oracle
9 2 (2.02%) VMware
10 1 (1.01%) BMC
10 1 (1.01%) Epicor
10 1 (1.01%) Google
10 1 (1.01%) Ivanti
10 1 (1.01%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.01%) Talend
10 1 (1.01%) Unisys