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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 28 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - - 197
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate - £325 £376
% change year-on-year
- -13.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
1692 2474 2499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 48.86% 45.82% 42.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1432 2060 1919
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 11
Median hourly rate £17.25 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £19.81 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.45 £187.50 £116.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing RPG IV as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV 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 City of London region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) SAX
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) IFS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance

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

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) DB2 Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) CGI
1 2 (100.00%) SAX
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) IFS