Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 787 772 744
Rank change year-on-year -15 -28 -64
Contract jobs citing AS400 71 96 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.074% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 44 35
England median daily rate £380 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +6.06% -3.65%
10th Percentile £305 £266 £190
90th Percentile £509 £500 £488
UK median daily rate £375 £325 £300
% change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -1.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 14
England median hourly rate £31.50 £25.00 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.00% -23.66% +21.30%
10th Percentile £17.35 £14.00 £13.95
90th Percentile £43.85 £49.25 £39.63
UK median hourly rate £31.50 £20.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year +57.50% -38.93% +31.00%

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 32,170 32,168 31,848
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.40% 33.83% 33.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,478 21,572 20,885
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £285 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 949 915 1,131
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.24% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.21 £11.32
90th Percentile £48.85 £47.83 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.66 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.98% +3.28% +5.10%

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in England over the 6 months to 12 December 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 12 December 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 12 December 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 -7 29 £481 +20.31% 5
South East -24 17 £325 +8.33% 1
North of England -22 8 £318 -27.43%
Midlands -18 7 £375 +20.97% 3
South West -23 6 £444 - 2
West Midlands -23 6 £368 +20.49% 2
North East - 5 £310 -
East of England -11 4 - -
Yorkshire -17 3 £325 -25.71%
East Midlands +9 1 £400 - 1
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 (49.30%) iSeries
2 33 (46.48%) Finance
3 24 (33.80%) SQL
4 21 (29.58%) RPG
5 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
6 16 (22.54%) Windows
6 16 (22.54%) IBM
7 12 (16.90%) Migration
8 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (15.49%) JD Edwards
8 11 (15.49%) Linux
8 11 (15.49%) DB2
9 9 (12.68%) ERP
10 8 (11.27%) Unix
10 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
10 8 (11.27%) VMware
10 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (9.86%) Banking
11 7 (9.86%) Retail
12 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (8.45%) SAP
12 6 (8.45%) JIRA
12 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
13 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
13 5 (7.04%) Isilon
13 5 (7.04%) SAP HANA
13 5 (7.04%) Big Data
13 5 (7.04%) Big Data Analytics

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 3 (4.23%) MQSeries
2 2 (2.82%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.41%) CATIA
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) SAP APO
1 5 (7.04%) SAP MDM
1 5 (7.04%) SAP MM
2 4 (5.63%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.82%) Infor M3
3 2 (2.82%) Lawson
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.41%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.41%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) FTP
2 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (23.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.49%) DB2
3 5 (7.04%) Big Data
3 5 (7.04%) SAP BW
3 5 (7.04%) SAP HANA
4 4 (5.63%) Data Lake
4 4 (5.63%) SAP Data Services
4 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (2.82%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 1 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (8.45%) JIRA
2 2 (2.82%) Synon
3 1 (1.41%) ChangeMan
General
1 33 (46.48%) Finance
2 7 (9.86%) Banking
2 7 (9.86%) Retail
3 6 (8.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (7.04%) Manufacturing
5 4 (5.63%) General Ledger
6 3 (4.23%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Analyst
2 14 (19.72%) Developer
3 10 (14.08%) AS400 Developer
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Programmer
5 7 (9.86%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Business Systems Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Migration Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) SAP Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 4 (5.63%) Consultant
8 4 (5.63%) Data Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) DBA
8 4 (5.63%) SAP Data Analyst
8 4 (5.63%) SQL DBA
8 4 (5.63%) SQL Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 3 (4.23%) RPG Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.23%) Senior Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) Middleware
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
1 3 (4.23%) XML
2 2 (2.82%) EDI
3 1 (1.41%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (1.41%) ISPF
3 1 (1.41%) OLE
3 1 (1.41%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 35 (49.30%) iSeries
2 5 (7.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.63%) Data Structures
3 4 (5.63%) FMCG
3 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.23%) Life Science
5 2 (2.82%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (2.82%) Security Operations Centre
5 2 (2.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (1.41%) Clustering
6 1 (1.41%) Derivative
6 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.41%) HACMP
6 1 (1.41%) OTC Derivatives
6 1 (1.41%) Reinsurance
6 1 (1.41%) Tandem
6 1 (1.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 11 (15.49%) Linux
3 8 (11.27%) Unix
4 5 (7.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (7.04%) Windows Server
5 3 (4.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.82%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.82%) zOS
7 1 (1.41%) OS/400
7 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Migration
2 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (12.68%) ERP
4 8 (11.27%) Business Analysis
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.27%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (8.45%) Data Migration
6 5 (7.04%) Analytics
6 5 (7.04%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (7.04%) Data Analytics
6 5 (7.04%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.04%) Scrum
7 4 (5.63%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (5.63%) Data Mapping
8 3 (4.23%) Change Management
8 3 (4.23%) Project Management
8 3 (4.23%) QMS
8 3 (4.23%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.23%) Release Management
8 3 (4.23%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.80%) SQL
2 21 (29.58%) RPG
3 4 (5.63%) JCL
3 4 (5.63%) RPG IV
3 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.23%) COBOL
5 1 (1.41%) REXX
5 1 (1.41%) RPG/400
5 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) ISEB
1 2 (2.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.41%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) Data Quality
2 3 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.82%) PMO
3 2 (2.82%) QA
3 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.04%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (1.41%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 5 (7.04%) HP ALM
2 2 (2.82%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.41%) SCCM
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) IBM
2 11 (15.49%) JD Edwards
3 8 (11.27%) VMware
4 6 (8.45%) SAP
5 5 (7.04%) Citrix
5 5 (7.04%) Dell
5 5 (7.04%) EMC
5 5 (7.04%) HP
5 5 (7.04%) Isilon
6 4 (5.63%) Cloudera
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.23%) LANSA
8 2 (2.82%) BT
8 2 (2.82%) Infor
8 2 (2.82%) Kofax
9 1 (1.41%) IBM Sterling
9 1 (1.41%) IFS
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle
9 1 (1.41%) SunGard
9 1 (1.41%) Unisys