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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 184 - 200
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.020% - 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.043% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 - £193
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2306 2547 2372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 45.03% 43.40% 40.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1888 1905 1854
Average daily rate £475 £468 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +3.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £313 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 34
Average hourly rate £27.37 £41.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.44% -7.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £27.50 £16.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £147.50 £72.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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

RPG IV
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RPG IV 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 IV.

1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) SunGard
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Derivative
2 4 (80.00%) SunGard GMI
2 4 (80.00%) iSeries
2 4 (80.00%) Change Data Capture
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Management

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing RPG IV 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 IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) SunGard GMI
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
1 4 (80.00%) Derivative
1 4 (80.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Data Capture
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) SunGard