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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG/400
Rank 120 130 145
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +15
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.039% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.46% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£376 £220 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.68% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+36.42% -8.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
646 845 819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.32% 32.75% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 416 333
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 31
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.38 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £39.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG/400 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

RPG/400
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RPG/400 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/400.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
1 5 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) Misys Midas
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) DSDM
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) ERwin
2 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Workflow

RPG/400
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing RPG/400 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/400. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) ERwin
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior AS400 Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
2 4 (80.00%) SWIFT
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
1 4 (80.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) DSDM
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Six Sigma
2 3 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) C
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM