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 28 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank 92 102 90
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Contract jobs citing RPG 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% 0.24% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.60% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £300 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £338 £300
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £32.50
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
485 668 506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 30.58% 39.86% 33.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 426 287
Median daily rate £340 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 29
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.21% -45.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £36.40 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.02% +1.11%

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 28 May 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
Nottinghamshire - 2 £300 -
RPG
England

RPG
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 8 (100.00%) AS400
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 4 (50.00%) SAP CRM
2 4 (50.00%) SAP XI
2 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) Unica
2 4 (50.00%) iSeries
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (50.00%) CRM
2 4 (50.00%) DTS
2 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (50.00%) Informatica

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:

Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) SAP CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Unica
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (50.00%) DTS
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (50.00%) AS400 Developer
1 4 (50.00%) AS400 Support
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) RPG Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) AS400
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) CRM
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) RPG IV
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Informatica
1 4 (50.00%) SAP