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 3 months to 27 April 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 397 413 415
Rank change year-on-year +16 +2  
Contract jobs citing AS400 14 29 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.069% 0.13% 0.081%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.34% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 9
Median daily rate £400 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +11.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £564 £503 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £275 £310
% change year-on-year +31.36% -11.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +65.15%  

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 7504 8457 8270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 37.03% 36.71% 37.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 5362 6092 5677
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 114 105 129
Median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.66%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

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 3 months to 27 April 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
City of London -2 3 £575 +21.05% 1
Ilford - 1 £400 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 London region with a requirement for AS400.

1 11 (55.00%) iSeries
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) RPG
4 7 (35.00%) DB2
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) RPG IV
6 5 (25.00%) Oracle
6 5 (25.00%) IBM
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Banking
7 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
7 4 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
8 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 2 (10.00%) Clustering
9 2 (10.00%) LAMP
9 2 (10.00%) Change Management
9 2 (10.00%) Subversion
9 2 (10.00%) AIX
9 2 (10.00%) Apache
9 2 (10.00%) Python
9 2 (10.00%) MySQL
9 2 (10.00%) SAP
9 2 (10.00%) ITIL

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 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.00%) Apache
2 2 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Maximo
1 1 (5.00%) Misys Equation
1 1 (5.00%) Misys Midas
1 1 (5.00%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Internet
1 1 (5.00%) Intranet
1 1 (5.00%) LAN
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
1 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
1 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Banking
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) RPG Analyst Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) RPG Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Assistant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support Assistant
5 1 (5.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) LAMP
1 2 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (5.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) iSeries
2 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.00%) SWIFT
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) OS/400
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (10.00%) Change Management
2 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (10.00%) DevOps
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) RPG
3 6 (30.00%) RPG IV
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) RPG/400
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Corosync
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
1 2 (10.00%) vCloud
1 2 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) IAG
2 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) HAProxy
1 2 (10.00%) Pacemaker
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
1 2 (10.00%) Rundeck
1 2 (10.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Core Impact
2 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) IBM
2 5 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) SAP
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix
5 1 (5.00%) Google
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) IFS
5 1 (5.00%) JDA
5 1 (5.00%) Misys
5 1 (5.00%) Novell
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy