Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 763 708 673
Rank change year-on-year -55 -35 +46
Contract jobs citing AS400 77 98 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.34% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 62 72
England median daily rate £450 £343 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.39% +3.01% -5.00%
10th Percentile £257 £230 £205
90th Percentile £538 £476 £499
UK median daily rate £450 £343 £325
% change year-on-year +31.39% +5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
England median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.56% -30.36% +69.70%
10th Percentile £14.15 £15.10 £22.18
90th Percentile £36.05 £23.90 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £28.00
% change year-on-year +2.56% -30.36% +69.70%

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 30,917 28,773 33,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.05% 34.34% 33.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,384 18,788 21,982
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £444 £425
% change year-on-year +2.42% +4.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 969 1,011 1,088
England median hourly rate £23.00 £19.66 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.99% -6.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.46
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +15.44%

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 17 June 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

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 6 months to 17 June 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 17 June 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 -36 38 £500 +25.00% 1
Midlands -7 12 £375 +15.38% 3
South East -23 11 £400 +8.11%
East of England +7 8 £300 +11.11%
West Midlands -19 8 £350 +7.69% 2
North of England -37 8 £425 +41.67% 2
Yorkshire -17 7 £425 +41.67% 2
East Midlands 0 3 £450 +50.00% 1
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 24 (31.17%) Retail
2 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 20 (25.97%) ERP
3 19 (24.68%) iSeries
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (18.18%) RPG
5 14 (18.18%) JDA
5 14 (18.18%) Migration
6 13 (16.88%) Finance
6 13 (16.88%) JD Edwards
6 13 (16.88%) SQL
7 12 (15.58%) SAP
7 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
7 12 (15.58%) Infor
8 11 (14.29%) RedPrairie
8 11 (14.29%) IBM
9 10 (12.99%) Banking
10 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
11 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
12 7 (9.09%) SLA
12 7 (9.09%) VoIP
12 7 (9.09%) Unix
12 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
14 5 (6.49%) Project Management
14 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
14 5 (6.49%) TDD
14 5 (6.49%) Change Management
14 5 (6.49%) RPG IV

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 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (5.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.30%) MQSeries
Applications
1 15 (19.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JDE World
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.60%) Misys Midas
2 2 (2.60%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.60%) SAP APO
2 2 (2.60%) SAP ERP
2 2 (2.60%) SAP Hybris
2 2 (2.60%) SAP MDM
2 2 (2.60%) SAP MM
3 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.30%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.30%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (9.09%) VoIP
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
4 1 (1.30%) DNS
4 1 (1.30%) Extranet
4 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.60%) Big Data
1 2 (2.60%) Data Lake
1 2 (2.60%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.60%) SAP Data Services
1 2 (2.60%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (2.60%) JIRA
1 2 (2.60%) TestComplete
1 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) Synon
General
1 24 (31.17%) Retail
2 13 (16.88%) Finance
3 10 (12.99%) Banking
4 4 (5.19%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.90%) Dutch Language
5 3 (3.90%) French Language
5 3 (3.90%) German Language
5 3 (3.90%) Italian Language
5 3 (3.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.90%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Analyst
2 14 (18.18%) Architect
2 14 (18.18%) Developer
3 13 (16.88%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (10.39%) AS400 Developer
4 8 (10.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support
5 7 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Project Manager
7 5 (6.49%) RPG Developer
8 4 (5.19%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Programmer
8 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Test Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
9 3 (3.90%) RPG Programmer
9 3 (3.90%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) EDI
1 2 (2.60%) Gherkin
1 2 (2.60%) ODBC
1 2 (2.60%) Web Services
1 2 (2.60%) XML
2 1 (1.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) iSeries
2 5 (6.49%) Fintech
3 4 (5.19%) Mainframe
4 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.90%) CMDB
4 3 (3.90%) Derivative
4 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.90%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.60%) FMCG
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.30%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.30%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (25.97%) Windows
2 7 (9.09%) Unix
3 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.19%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.60%) Linux
5 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) ERP
2 14 (18.18%) Migration
3 9 (11.69%) Incident Management
4 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (7.79%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Project Management
6 5 (6.49%) TDD
7 4 (5.19%) CRM
7 4 (5.19%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.19%) ITIL
7 4 (5.19%) Matrix Management
7 4 (5.19%) Scrum
7 4 (5.19%) Service Management
8 3 (3.90%) Investment Management
8 3 (3.90%) Project Governance
8 3 (3.90%) Regression Testing
8 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.18%) RPG
2 13 (16.88%) SQL
3 5 (6.49%) RPG IV
4 3 (3.90%) Java
5 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (3.90%) CCNA
1 3 (3.90%) CISA
1 3 (3.90%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (3.90%) CRISC
2 2 (2.60%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) ACCA
3 1 (1.30%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
3 2 (2.60%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.60%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (10.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.60%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.30%) WMI
Vendors
1 14 (18.18%) JDA
2 13 (16.88%) JD Edwards
3 12 (15.58%) Infor
3 12 (15.58%) SAP
4 11 (14.29%) IBM
4 11 (14.29%) RedPrairie
5 5 (6.49%) hybris
5 5 (6.49%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.19%) HP
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle
6 4 (5.19%) Remedy
7 3 (3.90%) Charles River
7 3 (3.90%) Cisco
8 2 (2.60%) Cloudera
8 2 (2.60%) Epicor
8 2 (2.60%) VMware
9 1 (1.30%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.30%) Kronos
9 1 (1.30%) Sage
9 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow