The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 25 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 102 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 -  
Contract jobs citing AS400 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.057% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.78% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £294 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.04% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £264 £210
% change year-on-year +19.31% +25.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 -
% change year-on-year -10.71% -  

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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 385 577 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 28.18% 32.65% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 317 222
Median daily rate £390 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +19.23%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 15
Median hourly rate £22.00 £14.50 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.72% +5.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.90 £35.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Manchester

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in Manchester

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for AS400.

1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (33.33%) OS/400
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) AS400 Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (16.67%) AS400 Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Middleware Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) RPG Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Release Management
1 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) RPG
1 3 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM