The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 48 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -11
Contract jobs citing RPG 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.93% 0.65% 1.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.19% 1.25% 4.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £274 £388
% change year-on-year
+0.27% -29.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £39.50 -
% change year-on-year
-62.02% -
RPG
South Wales

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

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
191 160 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.02% 51.61% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 123 62
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £255 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +9.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £110.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.88% -79.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +4.41%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

RPG
Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

RPG Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

RPG
Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

RPG Daily Rate Histogram in Cardiff

RPG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing RPG 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.

1 6 (75.00%) AS400
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cardiff region citing RPG 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) RPG Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Business Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Finance Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Integration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) RPG IV