The table below looks at the statistics for RPG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 33 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.04% 0.52% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.92% 1.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £320 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £210 £376
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
122 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cardiff 41.50% 44.04% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 132 101
Median daily rate £375 £330 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.64 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.78% -4.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cardiff region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for RPG.

1 6 (100.00%) AS400

RPG
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400