Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 183 163
Rank change year-on-year +15 -20 -6
Contract jobs citing AS400 15 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.12% 0.53% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 5
West Midlands median daily rate £310 £180 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.22% -43.31% -23.03%
10th Percentile £263 £180 £180
90th Percentile £405 £180 £338
England median daily rate £350 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% -14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 5
West Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -64.71% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £13.00 £39.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £135.50 £44.50
England median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year -61.33% +38.89% +14.89%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,340 1,508 1,344
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.42% 27.55% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 892 895 801
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +6.16% +4.29%
10th Percentile £216 £212 £205
90th Percentile £530 £541 £518
England median daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 83 92
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.62 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.83% -7.89% -9.52%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.80 £10.96
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.82 £20.00
% change year-on-year +3.27% +4.10% +14.29%

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
Birmingham +1 7 £305 -
Warwickshire +3 3 £375 +108.33%
Coventry +12 2 £275 -
Solihull - 1 - -
AS400
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) RPG
3 6 (40.00%) Finance
4 5 (33.33%) iSeries
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) SAP
5 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) RPG III
6 3 (20.00%) IBM
6 3 (20.00%) DB2
6 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) Linux
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) EDI
7 2 (13.33%) ERP
7 2 (13.33%) .NET
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
7 2 (13.33%) R
7 2 (13.33%) RPG/400
7 2 (13.33%) RPG IV
7 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
8 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.67%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
8 1 (6.67%) Automotive
8 1 (6.67%) Scrum
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management

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 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BPCS
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (6.67%) Infor M3
1 1 (6.67%) Misys Equation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (20.00%) AS400 Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Programmer
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Business Systems Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) ERP Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) RPG Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) EDI
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) iSeries
2 1 (6.67%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) OS/400
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) CRM
1 2 (13.33%) ERP
1 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (6.67%) E-Procurement
2 1 (6.67%) OO
2 1 (6.67%) Proactive Management
2 1 (6.67%) Scrum
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) RPG
3 3 (20.00%) RPG III
4 2 (13.33%) R
4 2 (13.33%) RPG IV
4 2 (13.33%) RPG/400
5 1 (6.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (33.33%) SAP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (13.33%) JD Edwards
3 2 (13.33%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Infor
4 1 (6.67%) JDA
4 1 (6.67%) Misys
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) Talend