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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
UK / England
Rank 515 515 572
Rank change year-on-year 0 +57  
Contract jobs citing AS400 51 100 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.12% 0.20% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.38% 0.65% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 14
Median daily rate £375 £325 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -15.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £294 £300
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13286 15358 15065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8613 10133 9192
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 523 637
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in England

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +11 15 £400 +3.22% 2
South East -12 14 £394 +36.95% 3
South West +9 7 - -
North West - 5 £300 -
West Midlands +11 3 - - 1
East of England -5 3 £270 -
North East -7 3 £275 +14.58%
Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 1
AS400
UK

AS400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region with a requirement for AS400.

1 37 (44.05%) RPG
2 32 (38.10%) iSeries
3 29 (34.52%) SQL
4 28 (33.33%) RPG IV
5 23 (27.38%) DB2
6 22 (26.19%) Windows
7 20 (23.81%) Finance
8 16 (19.05%) IBM
9 14 (16.67%) Linux
10 12 (14.29%) VMware
11 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
11 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
11 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (11.90%) HP
12 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 10 (11.90%) Citrix
12 10 (11.90%) Oracle
13 9 (10.71%) Tivoli
14 8 (9.52%) Thin Client
14 8 (9.52%) Wyse
14 8 (9.52%) Hitachi
14 8 (9.52%) XenApp
14 8 (9.52%) XenDesktop
14 8 (9.52%) Banking
14 8 (9.52%) Fat Client
15 7 (8.33%) .NET
15 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
16 6 (7.14%) Java
16 6 (7.14%) ITIL

AS400
Top Related 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 4 (4.76%) MQSeries
2 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Apache
3 2 (2.38%) nginx
3 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
4 1 (1.19%) JBoss
4 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Office
1 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Misys Equation
2 1 (1.19%) Maximo
2 1 (1.19%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.19%) Movex
2 1 (1.19%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.38%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (2.38%) GitHub
1 2 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) SAN
2 2 (2.38%) FTP
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
3 1 (1.19%) Intranet
3 1 (1.19%) LDAP
3 1 (1.19%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (27.38%) DB2
2 11 (13.10%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) MySQL
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.19%) DTS
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.38%) Subversion
1 2 (2.38%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (23.81%) Finance
2 8 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
4 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (35.71%) Developer
2 21 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
3 20 (23.81%) Analyst
4 17 (20.24%) RPG Developer
5 5 (5.95%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) AS400 Operator
5 5 (5.95%) Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) RPG Programmer
5 5 (5.95%) Support Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Development Manager
6 4 (4.76%) IT Development Manager
6 4 (4.76%) IT Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Development Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.57%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.38%) CSS
2 2 (2.38%) EDI
2 2 (2.38%) LAMP
2 2 (2.38%) LEMP Stack
2 2 (2.38%) Middleware
3 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
3 1 (1.19%) HTML
3 1 (1.19%) Java EE
3 1 (1.19%) jQuery
3 1 (1.19%) Sass
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
3 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.10%) iSeries
2 8 (9.52%) Fat Client
2 8 (9.52%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.57%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) Clustering
4 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) iPhone
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Tandem
5 1 (1.19%) User Experience
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.19%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Linux
3 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (8.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.57%) OS/400
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
6 2 (2.38%) Unix
7 1 (1.19%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.19%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (7.14%) ITIL
3 5 (5.95%) E-Commerce
3 5 (5.95%) Scrum
4 4 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 4 (4.76%) Line Management
4 4 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.57%) Change Management
5 3 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (2.38%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (2.38%) DevOps
6 2 (2.38%) Manual Testing
6 2 (2.38%) SDLC
6 2 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.38%) Unit Testing
6 2 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.19%) Defect Management
7 1 (1.19%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (1.19%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) RPG
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
3 28 (33.33%) RPG IV
4 6 (7.14%) Java
5 5 (5.95%) C#
6 3 (3.57%) RPG/400
7 2 (2.38%) COBOL
7 2 (2.38%) Python
7 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.19%) C
8 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.19%) VB
8 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.38%) CCNA
1 2 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (2.38%) MCSE
1 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.19%) CCNP
2 1 (1.19%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) ISEB
2 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (1.19%) MCDBA
2 1 (1.19%) MCP
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.19%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (13.10%) Active Directory
2 8 (9.52%) XenApp
2 8 (9.52%) XenDesktop
3 3 (3.57%) vSphere
4 2 (2.38%) Corosync
4 2 (2.38%) Docker
4 2 (2.38%) vCloud
5 1 (1.19%) IAG
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.38%) Ansible
2 2 (2.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.38%) Control-M
2 2 (2.38%) HAProxy
2 2 (2.38%) Pacemaker
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Rundeck
2 2 (2.38%) Terraform
3 1 (1.19%) Core Impact
3 1 (1.19%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (1.19%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
3 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (19.05%) IBM
2 12 (14.29%) VMware
3 10 (11.90%) Citrix
3 10 (11.90%) HP
3 10 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle
4 8 (9.52%) Hitachi
4 8 (9.52%) Wyse
5 4 (4.76%) CA
6 3 (3.57%) Misys
6 3 (3.57%) SAP
7 2 (2.38%) Cisco
7 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.38%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.19%) arcserve
8 1 (1.19%) Dell
8 1 (1.19%) EMC
8 1 (1.19%) JDA
8 1 (1.19%) Remedy
8 1 (1.19%) Symantec