The table below looks at the statistics for RPG 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 over the 3 months to 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 104 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.19% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.32% 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £325 £356
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +7.59%
RPG
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
630 517 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 37.43% 33.57% 32.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 331 307
Median daily rate £365 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 11
Median hourly rate £37.50 £18.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -7.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.35 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.70 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%

RPG
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing RPG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

RPG Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

RPG
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 across the East Midlands region.

RPG Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

RPG
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

RPG Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

RPG
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire - 2 £300 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing RPG 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.

1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) ERP

RPG
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) RPG Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) JD Edwards