The table below looks at the statistics for the RPG Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited RPG Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
RPG Developer
Rank 565 541 562
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +21
Contract jobs requiring an RPG Developer 14 15 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.031% 0.011%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.034% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £250 £382
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -34.46%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £382
% change year-on-year
- -34.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £29.00 - £37.50
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47746 44723 49333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.50% 92.70% 93.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29832 27516 28197
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1900 1916 2493
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

RPG Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

RPG Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RPG Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

RPG Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RPG Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

RPG Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing RPG Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +27 14 - -
Midlands - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
RPG Developer
UK

RPG Developer
Top 15 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited RPG Developer in their job title 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 with RPG Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 15 (83.33%) AS400
2 15 (83.33%) iSeries
2 15 (83.33%) RPG IV
3 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Derivative
5 2 (11.11%) Market Risk
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX
6 1 (5.56%) Windows

RPG Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited RPG Developer in their job title 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 with RPG Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (22.22%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) AS400
1 15 (83.33%) iSeries
2 3 (16.67%) Derivative
3 2 (11.11%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) UNIX
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
1 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) RPG
2 15 (83.33%) RPG IV
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle