The first table below looks at the demand for RPG IV skills 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 IV over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 555 510 555
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +45
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 11 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.043% 0.014%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.057% 0.12% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 3
Average daily rate £288 £488 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.02% +105.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £550 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £188 £275
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -31.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
19429 16204 19746
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.10% 36.89% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12753 10181 11872
Average daily rate £375 £385 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 462 588 704
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing RPG IV across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

RPG IV Jobs Demand Trend in England

RPG IV
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

RPG IV Daily Rate Trend in England

RPG IV
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

RPG IV Hourly Rate Trend in England

RPG IV
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 IV within the England region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -8 8 £288 - 1
London -44 3 - -
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
South West - - - - 2
West Midlands - - - -
East of England - - - -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RPG IV also 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 that cited RPG IV.

1 33 (100.00%) RPG
2 18 (54.55%) iSeries
3 14 (42.42%) AS400
4 11 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (27.27%) XML
6 8 (24.24%) ERP
6 8 (24.24%) BPCS
6 8 (24.24%) IBM
6 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
7 7 (21.21%) WebSphere MQ
7 7 (21.21%) DB2
8 5 (15.15%) DataStage
8 5 (15.15%) Oracle
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) Toad
8 5 (15.15%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
9 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
9 4 (12.12%) ERwin
9 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) Workflow
9 4 (12.12%) Finance
9 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
10 3 (9.09%) RPG/400
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) CSS
11 2 (6.06%) Linux
11 2 (6.06%) OO
11 2 (6.06%) Apache

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing RPG IV also 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 that cited RPG IV. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (6.06%) Apache
4 1 (3.03%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (24.24%) BPCS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) DB2
2 5 (15.15%) DataStage
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Toad
2 4 (12.12%) ERwin
3 2 (6.06%) Synon
General
1 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 4 (12.12%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Banking
4 1 (3.03%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) General Ledger
4 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Programmer
2 12 (36.36%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) RPG Developer
4 7 (21.21%) RPG Programmer
5 6 (18.18%) Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Consultant
6 5 (15.15%) Analyst Programmer
7 4 (12.12%) AS400 Developer
8 2 (6.06%) RPG Analyst Programmer
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
9 1 (3.03%) Analyst Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Systems Developer
9 1 (3.03%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) XML
2 7 (21.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 3 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (3.03%) FIXML
4 1 (3.03%) Web Services
4 1 (3.03%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 18 (54.55%) iSeries
2 14 (42.42%) AS400
3 1 (3.03%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.03%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ERP
2 5 (15.15%) Technical Analysis
3 4 (12.12%) Web Application Development
3 4 (12.12%) Problem Management
3 4 (12.12%) Workflow
3 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
4 2 (6.06%) OO
4 2 (6.06%) OO PHP
5 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.03%) Change Management
5 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (100.00%) RPG
2 11 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (9.09%) RPG/400
4 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.06%) PHP
4 2 (6.06%) RPG III
4 2 (6.06%) Objective-C
5 1 (3.03%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) IBM
2 5 (15.15%) Oracle
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Zend
4 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
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