The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG/400
Rank - 119 125
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire - 0.039% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.16% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £190 £250
% change year-on-year
+18.42% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
615 611 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.18% 23.80% 25.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 364 293
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 16 11
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing RPG/400 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

RPG/400
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing RPG/400 across the Berkshire region.

RPG/400 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

RPG/400
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the Berkshire region.

RPG/400 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire