The first table below looks at the demand for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 126 113 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 3 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.11% 0.20% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.42% 0.63% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate £263 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
721 791 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.47% 31.83% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 301 329
Average daily rate £338 £350 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 80 14
Average hourly rate £17.11 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
RPG IV
South East

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG IV across the Berkshire region.

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RPG IV
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV.

1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (85.71%) iSeries
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (57.14%) XML
3 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (57.14%) AS400
4 3 (42.86%) Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) ERwin
4 3 (42.86%) Toad
4 3 (42.86%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) DataStage
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) DB2
4 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RPG IV also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited RPG IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle Workflow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) DB2
1 3 (42.86%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Toad
1 3 (42.86%) ERwin
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) RPG Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) AS400 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) XML
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iSeries
2 4 (57.14%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
1 3 (42.86%) Web Application Development
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Oracle
1 3 (42.86%) IBM