The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.26% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £281 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG IV
West Midlands

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

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
228 240 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 29.61% 28.99% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 168 153
Median daily rate £350 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £26.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.23% +4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £22.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £28.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.36%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

RPG IV
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) INSURE/90
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
1 5 (100.00%) RPG/400
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
3 1 (20.00%) Remedy

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) INSURE/90
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) TestDirector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) AS400 Developer
2 4 (80.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) AS400
1 5 (100.00%) iSeries
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
1 5 (100.00%) RPG/400
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Remedy