Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 754 743 678
Rank change year-on-year -11 -65 -78
Contract jobs citing AS400 97 123 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.38% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 74
England median daily rate £348 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.71% - -
10th Percentile £263 £183 £183
90th Percentile £500 £488 £514
UK median daily rate £370 £325 £295
% change year-on-year +13.85% +10.17% -9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 17
England median hourly rate £19.75 £28.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.46% +3.70% -6.90%
10th Percentile £14.00 £14.40 £16.85
90th Percentile £49.25 £39.25 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -28.57% +12.00% -13.79%

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 32167 32555 33839
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.90% 33.24% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 21581 21478 21895
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 929 1118 1336
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.92 £19.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +9.62% +6.00%
10th Percentile £11.24 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.63
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £20.83 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.82% +6.82% +8.33%

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 22 November 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 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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -47 38 £400 -8.05% 6
South East +3 30 £300 - 1
West Midlands +33 13 £300 +66.67%
Midlands +26 13 £300 -
East of England -2 11 £445 +196.67% 1
North of England +60 4 £388 +24.00% 1
Yorkshire +20 2 £438 +40.00% 1
North West +12 2 £225 -31.82%
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) RPG
3 32 (32.99%) iSeries
4 29 (29.90%) Finance
5 24 (24.74%) Banking
6 17 (17.53%) Windows
6 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 16 (16.49%) IBM
8 15 (15.46%) DB2
8 15 (15.46%) SAP
9 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
10 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (11.34%) Linux
11 10 (10.31%) RPG IV
11 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Migration
12 9 (9.28%) SLA
13 8 (8.25%) JD Edwards
13 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
13 8 (8.25%) Scrum
13 8 (8.25%) Regression Testing
13 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
14 7 (7.22%) Derivative
14 7 (7.22%) Data Structures
14 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
14 7 (7.22%) Mainframe
14 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
15 6 (6.19%) GxP

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 12 (12.37%) WebSphere
2 5 (5.15%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.03%) Apache
4 1 (1.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) SAP APO
1 6 (6.19%) SAP MM
2 5 (5.15%) SAP MDM
3 3 (3.09%) JDE World
4 2 (2.06%) Misys Midas
5 1 (1.03%) BPCS
5 1 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.03%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.03%) INSURE/90
5 1 (1.03%) Misys Equation
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.19%) Firewall
3 5 (5.15%) FTP
4 2 (2.06%) Internet
5 1 (1.03%) HTTP
5 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) DB2
2 8 (8.25%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.19%) SAP Data Services
3 6 (6.19%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.03%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.03%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (5.15%) LSMW
2 3 (3.09%) JIRA
3 2 (2.06%) Synon
4 1 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 29 (29.90%) Finance
2 24 (24.74%) Banking
3 8 (8.25%) Investment Banking
4 5 (5.15%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (4.12%) French Language
5 4 (4.12%) German Language
5 4 (4.12%) Retail
5 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.09%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.03%) Automotive
7 1 (1.03%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.03%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (41.24%) Analyst
2 20 (20.62%) Developer
3 12 (12.37%) Consultant
4 10 (10.31%) AS400 Developer
4 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.31%) Test Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Administrator
6 6 (6.19%) AS400 Support
6 6 (6.19%) AS400 Test Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Data Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) AS400 Administrator
7 4 (4.12%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Mainframe Test Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) Operations Support Engineer
7 4 (4.12%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) SAP Data Analyst
7 4 (4.12%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.12%) Web Services
1 4 (4.12%) XML
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
2 2 (2.06%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (2.06%) ODBC
2 2 (2.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (2.06%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.03%) EDI
3 1 (1.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) RESTful
3 1 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 32 (32.99%) iSeries
2 10 (10.31%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.22%) Data Structures
3 7 (7.22%) Derivative
3 7 (7.22%) Mainframe
4 5 (5.15%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.15%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.12%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.12%) SWIFT
6 3 (3.09%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.06%) Fat Client
7 2 (2.06%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (2.06%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.03%) Clustering
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
8 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.03%) Replication
8 1 (1.03%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Windows
2 11 (11.34%) Linux
3 4 (4.12%) Unix
3 4 (4.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.03%) OS/390
5 1 (1.03%) OS/400
5 1 (1.03%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.28%) Migration
3 9 (9.28%) System Integration Testing
4 8 (8.25%) Regression Testing
4 8 (8.25%) Scrum
5 7 (7.22%) Data Modelling
6 6 (6.19%) Analytics
6 6 (6.19%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (6.19%) Data Cleansing
6 6 (6.19%) Data Conversion
6 6 (6.19%) Data Extraction
6 6 (6.19%) Data Mapping
6 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
6 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.19%) Test Scripting
6 6 (6.19%) Validation
7 5 (5.15%) ETL
7 5 (5.15%) SDLC
8 4 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 36 (37.11%) SQL
2 33 (34.02%) RPG
3 10 (10.31%) RPG IV
4 6 (6.19%) Java
4 6 (6.19%) T-SQL
5 5 (5.15%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.15%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.12%) RPG/400
7 3 (3.09%) RPG III
8 2 (2.06%) R
9 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.15%) ISTQB
2 3 (3.09%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
2 6 (6.19%) Data Quality
2 6 (6.19%) GxP
2 6 (6.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.06%) XenApp
1 2 (2.06%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.03%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (1.03%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) IBM
2 15 (15.46%) SAP
3 8 (8.25%) JD Edwards
4 5 (5.15%) VMware
5 4 (4.12%) Charles River
5 4 (4.12%) Cisco
5 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle
7 2 (2.06%) Citrix
7 2 (2.06%) HP
7 2 (2.06%) Remedy
7 2 (2.06%) Wyse
8 1 (1.03%) CA
8 1 (1.03%) Google
8 1 (1.03%) Infor
8 1 (1.03%) JDA
8 1 (1.03%) Lotus
8 1 (1.03%) Misys
8 1 (1.03%) Siebel
8 1 (1.03%) Talend