The table below looks at the statistics for RPG IV skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG IV over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - -
As % of the Programming Languages category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £220 £300
% change year-on-year
+2.27% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
RPG IV
England

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

Programming Languages Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
502 647 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.09% 40.79% 31.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 412 270
Median daily rate £350 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 27
Median hourly rate £44.00 £19.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.57% -40.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £12.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.00 £35.75
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +3.49%

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

RPG IV
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for RPG IV.

1 6 (100.00%) RPG
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 4 (66.67%) SAP CRM
2 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) SAP
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
2 4 (66.67%) DTS
2 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (66.67%) Informatica
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (66.67%) Unica
2 4 (66.67%) iSeries
2 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (66.67%) SAP CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (66.67%) DTS
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 4 (66.67%) AS400 Support
2 2 (33.33%) AS400 Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (66.67%) iSeries
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) CRM
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) RPG
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Informatica
1 4 (66.67%) SAP