Period
to 21 July 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term AS400 in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited AS400 over the 6 months to 21 July 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 201 176
Rank change year-on-year +35 -25 -12
Contract jobs citing AS400 9 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.46% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 4
West Midlands median daily rate £325 £281 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% -11.42% -30.98%
10th Percentile £229 £263 £306
90th Percentile £416 £344 £326
England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £16.50
10th Percentile £42.50 - £15.75
90th Percentile £47.50 - £17.25
England median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +14.29% -24.62%

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1237 1519 1368
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.89% 25.37% 26.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 911 805
West Midlands median daily rate £391 £378 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.64% +7.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £200
90th Percentile £507 £545 £502
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 66 125
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £13.59 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.73% -22.34% -10.26%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.50 £10.84
90th Percentile £40.65 £25.50 £40.52
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -7.69%

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing AS400 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing AS400 in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for AS400 in the West Midlands

AS400
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing AS400 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Birmingham +15 5 £325 +18.18%
Coventry +13 1 £325 - 1
Warwickshire +7 1 £188 -37.31%
Solihull - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for AS400.

1 3 (33.33%) RPG
2 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) CA
2 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Sun
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) MVC
3 1 (11.11%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) XML
3 1 (11.11%) XSLT
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL

AS400
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (11.11%) IIS
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Developer Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) HPUX
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) OS/400
1 1 (11.11%) Solaris
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
1 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
1 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (11.11%) BPR
2 1 (11.11%) ERP
2 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) MVC
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Service Management
2 1 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) RPG
2 2 (22.22%) RPG IV
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) CA
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
2 1 (11.11%) JDA
2 1 (11.11%) McAfee
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun