Period
to 25 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 794 744 735
Rank change year-on-year -50 -9 -46
Contract jobs citing AS400 66 94 146
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.10% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 53 53
England median daily rate £365 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.31% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £305 £230 £205
90th Percentile £540 £488 £518
UK median daily rate £325 £344 £338
% change year-on-year -5.45% +1.85% +6.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -3.85% +6.12%
10th Percentile £16.40 £21.70 £13.80
90th Percentile £36.05 £53.30 £28.75
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% -3.85% +8.33%

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 32,398 31,119 33,730
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.47% 34.46% 34.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,448 20,540 22,276
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £285 £268 £255
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 981 951 1,129
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.25 £11.39
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £46.55
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.38% +5.00% +8.11%

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 25 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in England

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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 September 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 September 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 -13 28 £500 +25.00% 1
South East -34 21 £325 +8.33% 5
Midlands -24 8 £380 +26.67% 5
East of England -12 6 - - 3
West Midlands -31 4 £353 +12.80% 2
East Midlands +5 3 £400 +33.33% 3
North of England -19 3 £325 -13.33%
Yorkshire -22 3 £325 -16.13%
AS400
UK

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 23 (34.85%) Windows
1 23 (34.85%) iSeries
2 21 (31.82%) Finance
3 19 (28.79%) SQL
4 18 (27.27%) RPG
5 13 (19.70%) Migration
6 12 (18.18%) SAP
6 12 (18.18%) IBM
6 12 (18.18%) JD Edwards
7 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (15.15%) VMware
8 10 (15.15%) Linux
8 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (15.15%) ERP
9 9 (13.64%) Banking
9 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
9 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
11 7 (10.61%) RPG IV
11 7 (10.61%) Unix
12 6 (9.09%) JIRA
12 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
13 5 (7.58%) HP ALM
13 5 (7.58%) Isilon
13 5 (7.58%) hybris
13 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
13 5 (7.58%) SAP HANA

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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.55%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.03%) CICS
3 2 (3.03%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) CATIA
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) SAP APO
1 5 (7.58%) SAP MDM
1 5 (7.58%) SAP MM
2 4 (6.06%) SAP ERP
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.52%) NetSuite
4 1 (1.52%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.06%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) DNS
3 1 (1.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Big Data
2 5 (7.58%) DB2
2 5 (7.58%) SAP BW
2 5 (7.58%) SAP HANA
3 4 (6.06%) Data Lake
3 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 6 (9.09%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) TestComplete
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Synon
General
1 21 (31.82%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 5 (7.58%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) General Ledger
4 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.55%) Dutch Language
5 3 (4.55%) French Language
5 3 (4.55%) German Language
5 3 (4.55%) Italian Language
5 3 (4.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (4.55%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Analyst
2 12 (18.18%) Developer
3 11 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Desktop Support
6 5 (7.58%) RPG Developer
6 5 (7.58%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Operations Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.06%) IT Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) SAP Data Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.03%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) XML
3 1 (1.52%) EDI
3 1 (1.52%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) iSeries
2 6 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 4 (6.06%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.06%) Fintech
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Credit Risk
4 2 (3.03%) Derivative
4 2 (3.03%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.03%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.03%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.52%) Tandem
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.85%) Windows
2 10 (15.15%) Linux
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 7 (10.61%) Unix
5 5 (7.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.03%) zOS
8 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (19.70%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (15.15%) ERP
4 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (12.12%) Data Migration
5 8 (12.12%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Analytics
6 5 (7.58%) Big Data Analytics
6 5 (7.58%) Business Analysis
6 5 (7.58%) Data Analytics
6 5 (7.58%) Data Modelling
6 5 (7.58%) Scrum
7 4 (6.06%) Change Management
7 4 (6.06%) CRM
7 4 (6.06%) Data Cleansing
7 4 (6.06%) Data Mapping
7 4 (6.06%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.06%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.06%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 18 (27.27%) RPG
3 7 (10.61%) RPG IV
4 4 (6.06%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.55%) COBOL
6 2 (3.03%) JCL
7 1 (1.52%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 4 (6.06%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) CCNA
2 3 (4.55%) CISA
2 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (4.55%) CRISC
3 2 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.52%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) Data Quality
1 4 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (1.52%) PMO
2 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) XenDesktop
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) HP ALM
2 1 (1.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.52%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (18.18%) IBM
1 12 (18.18%) JD Edwards
1 12 (18.18%) SAP
2 10 (15.15%) VMware
3 5 (7.58%) Citrix
3 5 (7.58%) Dell
3 5 (7.58%) EMC
3 5 (7.58%) HP
3 5 (7.58%) hybris
3 5 (7.58%) Isilon
4 4 (6.06%) Cloudera
4 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.06%) Oracle
5 3 (4.55%) Cisco
5 3 (4.55%) JDA
6 2 (3.03%) BT
6 2 (3.03%) Charles River
6 2 (3.03%) Infor
6 2 (3.03%) Kofax
7 1 (1.52%) Ivanti