Period
to 23 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 23 July 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
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 779 758 720
Rank change year-on-year -21 -38 -18
Contract jobs citing AS400 117 100 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 0.31% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 57 79
UK median daily rate £413 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.79% +11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £209 £223 £205
90th Percentile £538 £476 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £288
% change year-on-year - +13.04% +29.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 9
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -10.71% +14.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £25.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year +78.00% -10.71% +69.70%

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35,070 32,553 37,523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 33.96% 34.21% 34.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,794 21,158 24,553
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +6.12%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £656 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.90% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,097 1,108 1,216
UK median hourly rate £22.57 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.31
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.54 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +18.61% -5.00% +14.29%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 over the 6 months to 23 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for AS400 in the UK

AS400
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 July 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
England -61 74 £450 +24.14% 11
UK excluding London -47 50 £325 - 10
London -28 41 £500 +25.00% 2
South East -12 15 £325 -12.16% 2
Wales - 13 £275 -
Midlands -15 9 £375 +15.38% 3
East of England -11 7 £300 -
West Midlands -28 5 £325 - 3
East Midlands +7 3 £450 +50.00%
Scotland -36 3 £310 -11.43%
North of England -18 2 £425 +28.79% 4
Yorkshire -20 2 £425 +7.94% 1
Northern Ireland +20 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing AS400 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for AS400.

1 41 (35.04%) iSeries
2 26 (22.22%) Windows
3 25 (21.37%) SQL
4 24 (20.51%) Finance
5 23 (19.66%) ERP
6 20 (17.09%) Retail
7 19 (16.24%) Synon
8 18 (15.38%) IBM
8 18 (15.38%) RPG
9 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.68%) SAP
10 15 (12.82%) JD Edwards
10 15 (12.82%) Migration
11 14 (11.97%) JDA
12 13 (11.11%) SLA
12 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
12 13 (11.11%) Banking
12 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 12 (10.26%) Infor
14 11 (9.40%) RedPrairie
15 10 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (7.69%) ITIL
16 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
17 8 (6.84%) MCP
17 8 (6.84%) Unix
17 8 (6.84%) Service Management
18 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
18 7 (5.98%) VoIP
18 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
18 7 (5.98%) Data Migration

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (4.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.71%) MQSeries
2 2 (1.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.27%) SAP APO
1 5 (4.27%) SAP MDM
1 5 (4.27%) SAP MM
2 4 (3.42%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.56%) JDE World
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.71%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.71%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.71%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.85%) BPCS
5 1 (0.85%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.85%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.98%) VoIP
3 2 (1.71%) DNS
3 2 (1.71%) FTP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) Extranet
4 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.27%) Big Data
2 5 (4.27%) Data Mining
2 5 (4.27%) SAP BW
2 5 (4.27%) SAP HANA
3 4 (3.42%) Data Lake
3 4 (3.42%) SAP Data Services
3 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.71%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (16.24%) Synon
2 6 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (1.71%) TestComplete
3 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (20.51%) Finance
2 20 (17.09%) Retail
3 13 (11.11%) Banking
4 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.42%) General Ledger
5 4 (3.42%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (2.56%) Dutch Language
6 3 (2.56%) French Language
6 3 (2.56%) German Language
6 3 (2.56%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.56%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (31.62%) Developer
2 35 (29.91%) Analyst
3 18 (15.38%) Synon Developer
4 12 (10.26%) Architect
5 11 (9.40%) AS400 Developer
5 11 (9.40%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 7 (5.98%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.13%) Incident Analyst
8 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.13%) RPG Developer
9 5 (4.27%) Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) Manual Tester
9 5 (4.27%) RPG Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) RPG Programmer
9 5 (4.27%) SAP Analyst
9 5 (4.27%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.42%) Middleware
2 3 (2.56%) EDI
3 2 (1.71%) Gherkin
3 2 (1.71%) ODBC
3 2 (1.71%) Web Services
3 2 (1.71%) XML
4 1 (0.85%) CSS
4 1 (0.85%) HTML
4 1 (0.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.04%) iSeries
2 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.27%) Fintech
4 4 (3.42%) Data Structures
4 4 (3.42%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.56%) Derivative
5 3 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.71%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.71%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.71%) FMCG
6 2 (1.71%) LPAR
6 2 (1.71%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.71%) Tandem
7 1 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.85%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.85%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) Windows
2 8 (6.84%) Unix
3 7 (5.98%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.27%) Linux
5 3 (2.56%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.85%) Android
7 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.85%) HPUX
7 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone 8
7 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.66%) ERP
2 16 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (12.82%) Migration
4 13 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (7.69%) ITIL
7 8 (6.84%) Service Management
8 7 (5.98%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.98%) Data Migration
8 7 (5.98%) IT Governance
9 6 (5.13%) Change Management
9 6 (5.13%) Scrum
10 5 (4.27%) Agile Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Analytics
10 5 (4.27%) Big Data Analytics
10 5 (4.27%) Data Analytics
10 5 (4.27%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.27%) Project Management
10 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.27%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (21.37%) SQL
2 18 (15.38%) RPG
3 7 (5.98%) RPG IV
4 4 (3.42%) R
4 4 (3.42%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.71%) Java
6 1 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.84%) MCP
2 4 (3.42%) CCNA
2 4 (3.42%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.56%) CISA
3 3 (2.56%) CRISC
3 3 (2.56%) Degree
4 2 (1.71%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) ACCA
5 1 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.85%) CCNP
5 1 (0.85%) CIMA
5 1 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.85%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.85%) MCSE
5 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.85%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.11%) SLA
2 4 (3.42%) Data Quality
2 4 (3.42%) QA
3 2 (1.71%) PMO
4 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (4.27%) HP ALM
2 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.85%) OpenView
2 1 (0.85%) WMI
2 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) IBM
2 16 (13.68%) SAP
3 15 (12.82%) JD Edwards
4 14 (11.97%) JDA
5 12 (10.26%) Infor
6 11 (9.40%) RedPrairie
7 6 (5.13%) HP
7 6 (5.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.27%) CA Agile Central
8 5 (4.27%) hybris
8 5 (4.27%) Oracle
9 4 (3.42%) Cloudera
9 4 (3.42%) VMware
10 3 (2.56%) Cisco
11 2 (1.71%) BT
11 2 (1.71%) Charles River
11 2 (1.71%) Citrix
11 2 (1.71%) Epicor
11 2 (1.71%) Remedy
12 1 (0.85%) OpenText