Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Kent. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 50 56
Rank change year-on-year -12 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing AS400 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.37% 0.82% 0.89%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 2.88% 2.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 7
Kent median daily rate £300 £250 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +19.05% -35.38%
South East median daily rate £300 £300 £370
% change year-on-year - -18.92% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Kent median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £23.25
% change year-on-year -33.33% +61.29% -28.46%

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 Kent with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 221 139 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 41.39% 28.48% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 98 99
Kent median daily rate £350 £339 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.32% -1.09% +7.03%
10th Percentile £120 £152 £195
90th Percentile £525 £541 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 22
Kent median hourly rate £25.69 £21.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.33% +23.53% -43.33%
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £19.50
% change year-on-year -15.67% +21.62% +20.67%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing AS400 in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the Kent region over the 6 months to 23 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
Chatham - 2 £300 -
AS400
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Kent region with a requirement for AS400.

1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) AS400 Test Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB