The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 3 months to 24 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
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 49 59
Contract jobs citing AS400 0 11 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 1.96% 2.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.19% 11.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 21
Median daily rate - £269 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +45.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £282 £210
% change year-on-year +11.70% +34.28%  
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 Wales with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 127 153 179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 20.62% 27.22% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 104 126
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 7
Median hourly rate £28.13 £20.25 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.88% +41.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £45.00 £17.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in Wales

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wales region with a requirement for AS400.

1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban