Period
to 18 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 18 January 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
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 588 570 522
Rank change year-on-year -18 -48 +17
Contract jobs citing AS400 42 32 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.090% 0.076% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.21% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 23
London median daily rate £400 £435 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +20.00% -14.71%
10th Percentile £275 £255 £213
90th Percentile £500 £488 £545
England median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -61.33% +38.89% +14.89%

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,760 15,227 16,252
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 38.20% 36.25% 37.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,864 10,693 11,374
London median daily rate £500 £475 £460
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 255 269
London median hourly rate £21.90 £21.03 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.14% +0.57% +16.17%
10th Percentile £12.73 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £44.05
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in London

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in London

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in London over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in London

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in London

AS400
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the London region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Central London -24 4 £463 +3.35%
South London - 2 £463 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for AS400.

1 25 (59.52%) iSeries
2 24 (57.14%) Banking
3 17 (40.48%) RPG
4 15 (35.71%) Finance
4 15 (35.71%) SQL
5 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
6 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
6 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.43%) Scrum
7 8 (19.05%) Derivative
8 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
9 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
9 5 (11.90%) Charles River
9 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
9 5 (11.90%) IBM
9 5 (11.90%) JD Edwards
9 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
9 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
9 5 (11.90%) JIRA
9 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
9 5 (11.90%) JDE World
9 5 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
10 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
10 4 (9.52%) Use Case
11 3 (7.14%) QA
11 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
11 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 5 (11.90%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) MQSeries
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JDE World
2 2 (4.76%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Extranet
1 1 (2.38%) HTTP
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (11.90%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Synon
General
1 24 (57.14%) Banking
2 15 (35.71%) Finance
3 9 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.14%) General Ledger
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
6 1 (2.38%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Developer
2 14 (33.33%) Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) JDE Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Mainframe Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Mainframe Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) AS400 Test Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.38%) AS400 Support
9 1 (2.38%) Desktop Support
9 1 (2.38%) Lead Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Operations Manager
9 1 (2.38%) RPG Developer
9 1 (2.38%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) EDI
2 1 (2.38%) Middleware
2 1 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (59.52%) iSeries
2 8 (19.05%) Derivative
3 7 (16.67%) Mainframe
4 5 (11.90%) Client/Server
4 5 (11.90%) Fixed Income
5 4 (9.52%) SWIFT
6 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (2.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
2 1 (2.38%) Unix
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) System Integration Testing
2 9 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Scrum
2 9 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (11.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 5 (11.90%) Investment Management
3 5 (11.90%) Regression Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
4 4 (9.52%) Use Case
5 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 3 (7.14%) Project Governance
5 3 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.38%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (2.38%) Data Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) Integration Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Logistics
7 1 (2.38%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) RPG
2 15 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (4.76%) RPG IV
4 1 (2.38%) Java
4 1 (2.38%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.38%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Charles River
1 5 (11.90%) IBM
1 5 (11.90%) JD Edwards
2 1 (2.38%) Epicor
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) Ivanti
2 1 (2.38%) Kronos
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow