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 3 months to 27 April 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
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 131 122
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Contract jobs citing AS400 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.21% 0.074%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.88% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £356 £288 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.91% -7.25%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £275 £310
% change year-on-year +31.36% -11.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +65.15%  

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 597 679 729
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 27.88% 23.67% 27.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 384 425
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £516 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 68
Median hourly rate £17.78 £13.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.70% -40.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.92 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year +8.69% +22.66%  

AS400
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 April 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 2 £375 +36.36% 1
Warwickshire +9 1 £188 -37.30%
Wolverhampton - 1 £388 -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) RPG
1 4 (44.44%) CA
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Logical Data Model
2 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
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%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) hybris
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) RACF
3 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
3 1 (11.11%) BPR
3 1 (11.11%) HPUX

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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
1 1 (11.11%) LDAP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
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 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) HPUX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
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%) Business Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
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 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) RPG
1 4 (44.44%) RPG IV
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) XPath
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) CA
2 1 (11.11%) hybris
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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