The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - - 205
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £225 -
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 - -
RPG IV
London

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

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1400 2340 2568
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 44.50% 45.52% 43.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1927 1947
Average daily rate £475 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 14
Average hourly rate £29.64 £29.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.20% -13.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £27.37 £24.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £147.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London