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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM AS/400
South East / Kent
Rank 43 47 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs citing AS400 5 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.74% 1.74% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.13% 7.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 0
Median daily rate £468 £210 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +122.61% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £294 £300
% change year-on-year +6.38% -2.08%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £16.50

AS400 is in the generic IT skills category. The next 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.

Generic IT Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 121 113 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 42.01% 24.51% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 78 28
Median daily rate £338 £356 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +16.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £505 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £29.92 £13.00 £31.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +130.15% -59.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent citing AS400 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in Kent over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in Kent

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Folkestone - 1 £325 -
AS400
South East

AS400
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) DB2
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse

AS400
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Development Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Development Manager
1 4 (80.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Development Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle