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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - 56 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £155
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +93.54%
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 Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 232 237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.91% 35.80% 38.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 166 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 5
Average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £23.50 £23.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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