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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM RPG
Rank - 96 -
Contract jobs citing RPG 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.062% -
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £270 £210 £376
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -44.14%
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
540 563 438
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.83% 35.17% 30.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 364 246
Median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 32
Median hourly rate £45.75 £15.13 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+202.47% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.73 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £37.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.66% +7.85%

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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) DTS
1 3 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (100.00%) Informatica
1 3 (100.00%) AS400
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SAP CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SAP XI
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (100.00%) Unica
1 3 (100.00%) iSeries
1 3 (100.00%) RPG IV
1 3 (100.00%) Data Quality

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