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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 192 226 -
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 7 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.014% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.031% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £350
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -14.28%
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
2506 3184 3019
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.57% 44.22% 38.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1951 2464 2317
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 14
Average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £17.50 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £129.00 £58.10 £48.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) International Banking
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) iSeries
6 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
7 1 (14.29%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
7 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
7 1 (14.29%) System Testing
7 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) FTP
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) RPG Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) RPG Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) AS400
2 3 (42.86%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) RPG
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) RPG/400
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft