The table below looks at the statistics for RPG/400 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG/400 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/400
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RPG/400 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £331 £300
% change year-on-year
+13.61% +10.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
RPG/400
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
267 318 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 32.44% 34.72% 32.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 143 182
Average daily rate £325 £300 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £400 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 7
Average hourly rate £34.50 £31.56 £57.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -44.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.20 £32.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £45.00 £62.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

RPG/400
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

RPG/400 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire