Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for OS/400 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited OS/400 over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in 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 OS/400 (OS400)
UK
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 574 863 -
Rank change year-on-year +289 - +876
Contract jobs citing OS/400 2 2 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.002% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.025% 0.011% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £383 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £383 £325 -
% change year-on-year +17.69% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

OS/400 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 7,884 18,778 21,816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.65% 20.16% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,812 11,821 13,642
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £150 £156 £181
90th Percentile £625 £625 £607
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 550 1,195 1,490
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.25 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%

OS/400
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OS/400 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OS/400 in the UK

OS/400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing OS/400.

Daily rate trend for OS/400 in the UK

OS/400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing OS/400.

Hourly rate trend for OS/400 in the UK

OS/400
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OS/400 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. 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
UK excluding London +220 2 £383 +17.69% 1
England +263 1 £440 - 1
Scotland +66 1 £325 -
East of England - 1 £440 -

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing OS/400 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 OS/400.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
2 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) OS/390
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving

OS/400
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure
1 1 (50.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Programmer
2 1 (50.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (50.00%) RPG Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (50.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) OS/390
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) DevOps
1 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM