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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM RPG IV (ILE RPG)
Rank 542 503 548
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +45
Contract jobs citing RPG IV 32 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.088% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.23% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 6
Average daily rate
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£376 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £376 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.33% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 - -
Programming Languages Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
18401 18101 19415
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 37.28% 38.85% 36.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11972 11413 11834
Average daily rate £390 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 513 752
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.86 £18.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing RPG IV across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

RPG IV Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South East -19 16 £376 +25.33% 1
London +19 13 £425 +32.81% 3
East Midlands - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
South West - - - -
RPG IV
UK

RPG IV
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (100.00%) RPG
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) AS400
4 20 (46.51%) iSeries
5 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
6 9 (20.93%) RPG/400
7 7 (16.28%) ITIL
7 7 (16.28%) IBM
8 6 (13.95%) Banking
8 6 (13.95%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) FTP
10 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.30%) DSDM
10 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
10 4 (9.30%) Linux
10 4 (9.30%) DB2
10 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
10 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
10 4 (9.30%) Lean Six Sigma
10 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
11 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.98%) CSS
11 3 (6.98%) COBOL
11 3 (6.98%) HTML
11 3 (6.98%) PRMS
12 2 (4.65%) Synon
12 2 (4.65%) DataStage
12 2 (4.65%) Internet
12 2 (4.65%) ERwin

RPG IV
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (37.21%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.65%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) PRMS
2 2 (4.65%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) FTP
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) DataStage
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Synon
1 2 (4.65%) ERwin
1 2 (4.65%) Toad
General
1 6 (13.95%) Banking
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Programmer
2 21 (48.84%) Analyst
3 20 (46.51%) Analyst Programmer
4 18 (41.86%) RPG Programmer
4 18 (41.86%) RPG Analyst Programmer
5 11 (25.58%) Developer
6 8 (18.60%) Consultant
6 8 (18.60%) AS400 Developer
7 7 (16.28%) RPG Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior RPG Analyst Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior RPG Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.33%) AS400 Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.33%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) CSS
1 3 (6.98%) HTML
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) ADO
Miscellaneous
1 23 (53.49%) AS400
2 20 (46.51%) iSeries
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) DSDM
2 4 (9.30%) Six Sigma
2 4 (9.30%) TOGAF
2 4 (9.30%) Waterfall
2 4 (9.30%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (9.30%) Lean Six Sigma
2 4 (9.30%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.98%) Unit Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (4.65%) OO
4 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow
4 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
4 2 (4.65%) Web Application Development
5 1 (2.33%) Integration Testing
5 1 (2.33%) System Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Supply Chain Management
5 1 (2.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) RPG
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) RPG/400
4 3 (6.98%) COBOL
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.33%) RPG III
6 1 (2.33%) C
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) IBM
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) Infor
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
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